City of Port Phillip – Provide services designed to maintain and improve the public and environmental health

City of Port Phillip – Provide services designed to maintain and improve the public and environmental health, safety and wellbeing of the community.

The Alfred – Alfred Health Support Services offers a comprehensive range of services to patients across three hospitals, as well as in the community. (St Kilda, Caulfield and Sandringham.)

The Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital.

St Kilda has a broad spectrum of health care services within the local community for multiple status of socio-economic background. Being so central to the CBD access to healthcare is also a viable option for the community.

• Summarise the purpose of health insurance in the Australian healthcare system.

Private health insurance cover is generally divided into hospital cover, general treatment cover and ambulance cover. Ambulance cover may be available separately, combined with other policies, or in some cases is covered by your state government. (Privatehealth.gov.au, 2018)

Individuals can opt in or opt out of Private Health Care based on Individual need; they may also tailor a specific health care package for their specific circumstances.

• Discuss the role these Organisations play in the health care system?

The Alfred for Example offers –