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Inclusive Health: Home

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in inclusive care.

Inclusive Health

This library guide is aimed at staff and students of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne interested in Inclusive Health, diversity, equity, disparity, advocacy, social justice and related topics.

Please note that some resources may require a SVH login and are therefore not accessible to the general public.



Research & Inclusive Health Subject Specialist Librarian, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne


Online articles available via SVHM Library

COVID-19 related

Aged Care

Australian Focus

Mental Health

Models & Frameworks


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Inclusive Health at St Vincent's Hospital Australia

Through the provision of care, advocacy and research, St Vincent's Hospital Australia seeks to change the structures and systems that lead to some people experiencing poorer health outcomes than others as a consequence of poverty, marginalisation or vulnerability.

St Vincent's focus is on addressing the health care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people experiencing chronic homelessness and people living in the community seeking asylum.

St Vincent's efforts in regard to each of these communities are directed through:

  1. Clinical care: through the delivery of services and community partnerships committed to bringing about long-term changes in health outcomes.
  2. Research: examining the social determinants of health to improve health services and guide initiatives.
  3. Advocacy: advocating for and contributing to health and social policy that aims to improve health services for all people, especially those experiencing poor health outcomes.

Consult: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Protocol, produced by St Vincent's Health Australia, Inclusive Health Program

COVID-19: St Vincent Hospital's Inclusive Health Program continues to monitor the situation for vulnerable groups and is working to support our health services at the front lines. 

Online articles available via SVHM Library cont.

Gender Issues

Vulnerable Populations

Online books available via Access Medicine

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Phone: 9231 2540

Carl de Gruchy Library
Ground floor, Clinical Sciences Building
29 Regent Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065

Please see our website for current opening times:  

Online books available via SVHM Library

Like to keep up with the latest articles on this topic?

St Vincent's Hospital Library staff (Melbourne) can set up a current awareness Alert in order for staff to automatically receive the latest articles on a particular topic. Please contact the Library for more information.

Inclusive Health Liaison Librarian

Jenny Fitzgerald, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
+613 9231 2541

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