11 March 2020
New and improved emergency and medical imaging departments at the upgraded Dubbo Hospital have been unveiled.
Built as part of the new three-storey clinical building at the hospital, the two essential services will be the first of several to open as part of Stages 3 and 4 of the $150 million redevelopment
The new facilities will open to patients in late March and will form part of a building which, when complete, will include:
- An emergency department and short stay unit
- A medical imaging department
- A critical care floor comprising of a coronary care/stroke unit, intensive care unit and cardiac catheter laboratory
- An ambulatory care unit; and
- A main entry and drop off zone
The transformation of Dubbo Hospital sets a new benchmark for other major regional referral hospitals in NSW.
Stages 3 and 4 have also included a new surgical unit, which opened in March 2018, a new dialysis unit, which opened in December 2019, and additional car parking adjacent to the main entrance.
Construction of the Stage 4 building is happening in parallel with construction of the $35 million Western Cancer Centre
, and is scheduled for completion in 2021.
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