Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne and is one of the region's largest employers with more than 1900 staff. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people. We offer medical services such as elective surgery, emergency care, aged care, obstetrics, mental health , pharmacy, rehabilitation and medical and radiation oncology. LRH has four operating theatres and specialises in general surgery, orthopaedic, opthalmology, gynaecology and obstetrics as well as ear, nose and throat surgery and urology. A hybrid cardiac catheterisation laboratory run in partnership with Alfred Health will significantly boost heart health services. We are the main provider of mental health services across Gippsland and have community mental health teams in the Latrobe Valley, Sale, Bairnsdale, Yarram, Orbost, Korumburra, Warragul and Wonthaggi as well as an inpatient unit at the hospital. As a teaching hospital we are closely affiliated with Monash University's School of Rural Health and Federation University and provide placements and clinical experience for students.