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New precinct marks new era of care for Veterans

Tuesday 7 November 2017
The Jamie Larcombe Centre, a new $15 million Veterans’ mental health precinct located at Glenside Health Service Campus, is now open, marking a new era for South Australian Veterans receiving specialist mental health care. The Centre accommodates services previously provided at Ward 17 at the Repatriation General Hospital and includes...

New operating theatres open at Flinders Medical Centre

Friday 27 October 2017
Two new operating theatres are now operational at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC), increasing the total number of theatres available at the hospital from 10 to 12 and making FMC the major hospital for complex and specialised procedures in the South, including trauma and emergency surgery. FMC will work closely with...

Neonatal ward redevelopment at Flinders Medical Centre

Monday 16 October 2017
To meet growing demand for maternity services in Adelaide’s South, $17 million is being invested to revamp the neonatal ward at Flinders Medical Centre, bringing the total number of cots to 50. The new facilities for the ward, which specialises in caring for premature and sick babies, will include special...

Better health care for women and newborns

Tuesday 10 October 2017
Syeda Chowduri and husband Golan Mostafiz welcomed their baby Wazir at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital on November 27. Wazir was a precious arrival following a 25 hour labour without epidural, which resulted in emergency c-section under general anaesthesia. Doctors had avoided the major intervention because Mrs Chowduri’s low platelet...

More emergency beds at Lyell McEwin Hospital

Wednesday 4 October 2017
The number of emergency beds at Lyell McEwin Hospital is set to double following the creation of a new, bigger, world-class Emergency Department (ED) at the hospital. More than $50 million is being invested to create the new ED, with construction expected to begin in 2018. The new ED will...

More car parking at Flinders Medical Centre

Tuesday 3 October 2017
A new 1,820 space Southern car park at Flinders Medical Centre is now open, providing 1,260 more spaces for staff, patients and their families than previously. The Wilson’s Multi-Storey car park next to the main Flinders Medical Building now provides dedicated parking for patients and families, night shift staff and...

New Medical Day Unit

Saturday 30 September 2017
$64.4 million will be invested to sustain and upgrade the existing Women’s and Children’s Hospital site and among the first works will be a new Medical Day Unit. The new Medical Day Unit will provide high quality care to children who need renal dialysis as well as day medical treatment....

New Emergency Extended Care Unit at Modbury Hospital

Friday 29 September 2017
Short stay patients who are expected to spend between four and 24 hours in hospital will soon be treated in a new, specialised facility at Modbury Hospital. More than $9 million is being invested to build an Emergency Extended Care Unit (EECU) at the hospital, alongside the existing Emergency Department....

Brain injury and spinal cord injury rehabilitation centre to be built at The QEH

Monday 25 September 2017
Rehabilitation services currently provided at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre will be moved to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital upon completion of a $270 million upgrade at the hospital, which includes an advanced, purpose-built facility for people with an acquired brain injury or spinal cord injury. By co-locating the units with other acute...

New health facilities in the South completed

Monday 25 September 2017
New, state-of-the-art health facilities have been completed at Flinders Medical Centre, including a 55-bed rehabilitation centre, 15-bed palliative care facility and a 30-bed older person’s mental health unit. Flinders Medical Centre’s new rehabilitation facility includes state-of-the-art gymnasiums, a hydrotherapy pool and robotic equipment. The new facility will ensure patients can start their rehab...

World-class health care for women, children and newborns

Saturday 9 September 2017
Women and newborns are at the forefront of a new $528 million Adelaide Women’s Hospital which will be built next to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and expected to be completed by the end of 2024. The new state of the art hospital will include world-class care for pregnant women...

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