St John of God Murdoch Hospital is part of St John of God Health Care Inc, a not-for-profit Catholic organisation dedicated to furthering the healing mission of Jesus Christ. Established in 1994 to provide comprehensive, quality health services for patients in Perth’s southern suburbs, St John of God Murdoch Hospital is now one of Australia’s leading private health campuses. The hospital has 393 beds including a 20 bed hospice, a 24-hour emergency department, and a wide range of clinical and diagnostic services including medical, surgical, paediatric, maternity, palliative care and critical and coronary care. Its onsite medical clinic, with over 140 consulting specialists, provides support services such as radiology, physiotherapy, pathology and nuclear medicine. Other facilities include a retail pharmacy and two cafés. Also located on-site is a 12-bed freestanding day surgery centre. The Hospital also has affiliations or partner programs with teaching institutions such as the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, and the University of Notre Dame.