St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney has unveiled the first stage of a major redevelopment project, opening the doors to a brand-new 13-storey East Wing offering new rehabilitation facilities, an Ambulatory Care Centre (ACC) and two new state-of-the-art operating theatres.
“The opening of the East Wing and its new services and the redevelopment of our hospital was in response to increasing demand on our hospital’s services and community health needs,” said St Vincent’s CEO, Tim Daniel.
“These extra services expand our capacity to better serve the community by providing state-of-the-art facilities and world class patient care now and into the future.”
The new rehabilitation facilities include 12 single-bed ensuite rooms, a hydrotherapy pool and a specialised gym. Rehabilitation services will be offered to orthopaedic patients, with both inpatient and day patient programs.
The ACC is a 12-chair unit with two treatment rooms, providing day-only admission for patients requiring intravenous infusions and radial angiography.
The addition of two new theatres, one of which is a hybrid theatre, will bring the total number of theatres at the hospital to 15, providing vital extra capacity for the surgeons.
The redevelopment as a whole will see additional doctors’ suites, three levels of new wards, a staff cafeteria and new laundry facilities open in the East Wing, as well as a broad refurbishment of the existing inpatient units, a refresh of the main entrance and a number of infrastructure upgrades across the hospital.
The remainder of the East Wing will open to the public in the coming months, with the official hospital-wide opening and community day scheduled to take place in October.