The Southern Grampians Shire has invested substantially in community wellbeing by delivering high-quality health care and illness prevention programs.

The fully-accredited, multi-campus Western District Health Service includes Hamilton Base Hospital, Penshurst District Health Service, Coleraine District Health Services and the Frances Hewitt Community Centre.

Hamilton Base Hospital has 75 acute beds, 90 aged care beds and a range of community-based services, with 7000 admissions and more than 200 deliveries per year.

The hospital has three resident surgeons and a consultant anesthetist and performs 3000 surgical procedures annually with ICU and HDU facilities.

Visiting services include orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology, dermatology, endocrinology and neurology.