Licence to Operate a Private Healthcare Facility - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to operate a private healthcare facility. Private healthcare facilities include:

  • private hospitals
  • private day hospitals - class A (general anaesthesia)
  • private day hospitals - class B (sedation)
  • private day hospitals - class C (renal)
  • private day hospitals - class D (psychiatric day hospitals)
  • private nursing posts
  • private psychiatric hostels
  • private nursing homes.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence as a natural person, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a person of good character and reputation
  • have sufficient material and financial resources
  • fully understand the duties and obligations of the licence.

To be eligible for this licence as a group of two or more natural people or as a body corporate, you must:

  • ensure that all persons involved in the management of the proposed hospital are of good character and reputation
  • have sufficient material and financial resources
  • fully understand the duties and obligations of the licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual

Expiry

1 January

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Licence to Operate a Private Healthcare Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Private Hospitals and Health Services Act 1927 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Hospitals (Licensing and Conduct of Private Hospitals) Regulations 1987 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Licensing and Accreditation Regulatory Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer

Licensing and Accreditation Regulatory Unit

Department of Health

Operating address: GPO Building
Level 3
3 Forrest Place
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Phone: 08 6373 2347
Email: LARUReception@health.wa.gov.au