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Leongatha Hospital Expansion & Redevelopment

Leongatha Hospital Expansion & Redevelopment Leongatha Hospital Expansion & Redevelopment Leongatha Hospital Expansion & Redevelopment Leongatha Hospital Expansion & Redevelopment
Client: Kane Construction, Gippsland Southern Health Services
Project Value: $30M
Area: 9,000m2
Site Location: Koonwarra Road, Leongatha
Council: South Gippsland Shire Council
BW Services: Survey
Town Planning

Description

The redevelopment commenced in February 2012 with the current end date early to mid-2014. It will be a state of the art rural health facility securing the long term future of health services in the region.

The overall floor space of the new building will be approximately 7000 square metres when joined to Koorooman House the total area of the new facility will be approximately 9000 square meters.

The ground fall across the site provides stunning panoramic views with the front of the building at ground level and the elevation of the rear ward being the same height above ground as the second storey. The views to the south are spectacular.

The Hospital will provide:

• 25 multiday acute beds (including maternity)
• Ten same day acute beds
• Two beds for palliative care
• A dedicated emergency/urgent care facility
• Obstetric Procedures suite
• Operating theatre and procedure room
• Medical imaging
• Pathology
• Central sterile supply department
• Helipad

The redevelopment will also include facilities for Community/Primary health care, education, administration and support services (kitchen, laundry, staff cafeteria and stores).