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Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health
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Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health

Location 377 Maroondah Highway, Healesville, Victoria, 3777, Australia

The $8.8 million redevelopment and expansion of the Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health included a new operating theatre, a redeveloped community health centre and the introduction of renal dialysis, resulting in a 30 per cent increase in services provided from the site.

The redevelopment consolidated existing and new services into a single integrated medical centre. A new entry and foyer between the two existing buildings allows for a single point of arrival and reception and brings hospital and community health services together under one roof.

The $8.8 million redevelopment and expansion of the Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health Service provides people living in the Yarra Ranges with access to an expanded range of services including:

  • inpatient services (specialist physicians, general medicine and geriatric evaluation and management)
  • single and double rooms, with ensuite bathrooms provided to all inpatient rooms
  • a new operating theatre offering endoscopy, general and gynaecological surgery with visiting Eastern Health specialist consultants, surgeons and anaesthetists
  • a new renal dialysis unit with six chairs
  • pathology collection centre
  • radiology service
  • antenatal and postnatal service (midwife antenatal clinic and domiciliary services post-birth)
  • refurbished patient room, suitable for palliative care
  • patient lounge and dining area
  • increased number of specialist clinics
  • refurbished consulting rooms and larger staff workspace
  • new paediatric gym
  • new on-site rehabilitation kitchen for assessment and rehabilitation and community programs
  • new rehabilitation gymnasium and physiotherapy space for community programs and inpatients extended hours for the GP service to include evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • in collaboration with community groups, a community shower for people who are homeless and unable to access a shower.

The redevelopment and expansion of the Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health Service aims to deliver the following benefits:

  • a 30 per cent increase in services
  • improved capacity to meet current and future needs of the Healesville and Yarra Ranges communities.

This project was delivered by the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority in partnership with:

  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Eastern Health
  • Bamford Architects
  • Commercial Industrial Construction Group (CICG) (builder).
Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health
  • Location
  • 377 Maroondah Highway,
    Healesville, Victoria, 3777, Australia
  • Mail
  • 1300 342 255

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Last updated: 18 October 2019