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Academic Medicine

Ballarat Health Services has recently expanded its role as a site for under graduate and increasingly, postgraduate medical education.
BHS has medical students from the University of Melbourne and from 2010, Deakin University.
Associate Professor James Hurley is an infectious disease physician who has research interest in benchmarking hospital infection rates and clinical epidemiology.
Associate Professor Christoph Gatzka is a physician in hypertension with research interests.

Recent Publications

Hurley JC. In apparent outbreaks of ventilator associated pneumonia: an ecological analysis of prevention and cohort studies. Infection Control Hosp. Epidemiol 2005; 26: 374-390


Telephone: (03) 5320 4322
Facsimile (03) 5320 4472


Ballarat Health Services (Base Hospital site)
1st Floor, Medical Services Building
Drummond St North, Ballarat
PO Box 577 Ballarat 3353

Hours of service

8:30 to 5pm Monday to Friday

Related Departments

University of Melbourne School of Rural Health

Deakin University of School of Medicine