Children and families in Melbourne’s west will have a brand new emergency department at Sunshine Hospital, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy joined Member for St Albans Natalie Suleyman to make the $29.6 million announcement while celebrating the milestone ‘topping out’ of the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital next door.
The redevelopment of Sunshine Hospital will see an extra 31 treatment spaces in the emergency department, a separate children’s section, a medical imaging suite and an expanded administration area.
Once complete, the hospital will have capacity to treat an extra 59,000 emergency patients every year.
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