East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships. Formed in 1995 by the merger of the Ararat and District Hospital, the Willaura and District Hospital and John Pickford House, East Grampians Health Service (EGHS) is committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services. East Grampians Health Service will improve our community’s health and quality of life through strong partnerships and by responding to changing needs.