A new era in Campbelltown’s history has been marked today, with the official opening of Campbelltown Hospital’s clinical services building.
The 12-storey facility is already providing world-class health care to the Macarthur Region with more than 33,000 emergency presentations and 950 babies delivered since June.
The state-of-the-art building will help service the more than 130,000 new residents expected to call the Macarthur Region home over the next decade.
Since commissioning of the new building, staff have performed more than 1,500 surgical procedures and cared for more than 780 inpatients through its new children’s unit.
The new clinical services building has boosted bed capacity across the hospital by more than 50 per cent and is now delivering a raft of new and expanded health services for patients from the local community.
This includes a new maternity unit, increased medical and surgical services, expanded children’s services, as well as integrated mental health services.
The new 12 storey clinical services building includes:
- New state-of-the-art digital operating theatres and procedure rooms;
- Double the ICU bed capacity;
- Almost double the number of maternity beds (as well as an almost 60 per cent increase in the special care nursery and 50 per cent increase in birthing suites);
- New and expanded surgical services, including interventional radiology; and
- Significantly expanded mental health services, including a specialised older people’s unit and civil secure unit for adults.
Refurbishment works for the Stage 2 Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment will continue until late 2023 and will include an expanded medical imaging department with additional equipment, the first nuclear medicine department at Campbelltown Hospital and an additional entrance.
The works also include landscaping and a range of enhancements to staff administration areas, overnight stay rooms and a dedicated area for Junior Medical Officers