The $62.9 million redevelopment of Sutherland Hospital includes:
A new and expanded Emergency Department with 44 treatment bays, including three resuscitation bays
60 new acute inpatient beds, including six high dependency/intensive care beds and a 14 bed general medical unit
Additional storage space for theatres to alleviate some of the existing operational constraints and improve efficiencies.
The redevelopment of Sutherland Hospital is a major investment by the NSW Government and will meet the future needs of patients by delivering healthcare services for the current population of the local area and beyond.
Construction of the new Emergency Department commenced in early 2016.
The new Emergency Department will be completed in 2017 with commissing of the new building to follow. In addition, other hospital refurbishments will be undertaken to expand health services to the community.
Yes. Sutherland Hospital's Emergency Department will continue to operate as normal throughout the redevelopment.