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.

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.

Duration

Annual

Expiry

1 January

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Number of persons licensed to be accommodated:

  • less than 25 - $7600.00
  • 25 to 100 - $8750.00
  • 101 to 200 - $11 750.00
  • more than 201 - $14 750.00.

Fees for 2022-23
Apply Licence All $1360.00

Grant of licence fee. Fees for 2022-23

General Duplicate Certificate All $355.00

Replacement fee per facility. Fees for 2022-23

Renew Renewal All -

Number of persons licensed to be accommodated:

  • less than 25 - $1350.00
  • 25 to 100 - $1400.00
  • 101 to 200 - $1625.00
  • more than 201 - $2225.00.

Fees for 2022-23

Forms

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.