Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) is the major public healthcare provider in the South Gippsland Shire. The health service has a number of sites across the Shire which include;
Created as a result of the amalgamation of Korumburra District Hospital and Woorayl and District Memorial Hospital in 1992, Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) provides a comprehensive range of Specialist, General, Acute, Aged and Residential, Allied Health and Community Services to the residents of the Shire of South Gippsland. It is one of the largest employers in the area with approximately 450 staff across two campuses in Leongatha and Korumburra.
GSHS is funded primarily through the Victorian Department of Health and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. It operates under the direction of the Minister for Health, Minister for Aged Care state-wide and nationally the Minister for Health and the Minister for Ageing.
GSHS relies on the generosity of patients and clients (past and present), individual donors, community groups and corporate supporters to supplement government funding in order to ensure that vital improvements are made to benefit patient care.