Bendigo Health Care Group is the major public hospital in Central Victoria.  If you are treated here as a private patient you have the right to request the treating doctors of your choice, including your anaesthetist.  Bendigo Health provides a wide range of surgical and medical services and in most cases your health care needs can be looked after in Bendigo rather than having to travel to Melbourne.  The new Bendigo Hospital is a major project which will deliver Bendigo and the region a state of the art, modern teaching hospital.