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North west metro

Project nameTotal estimated investment (TEI) $MProject scopeBudget year approved
Motorcycle paramedic unit (Melbourne) 1.0 Funding to train staff and procure equipment to provide mobile (motorcycle mounted) paramedics in the metropolitan areas to provider a rapid responseservice. 2011-12
New Mental Health Beds Stage 2 (CW - Austin PAPU) and Austin Hospital Short Stay Unit 2.0 A new 4 bed PAPU at the Austin Hospital Campus. The PAPU project has been combined with the Austin Short Stay Observation Unit (SSOU) as an integrated project to ensure optimal planning and implementation. 2012-13
New Mental Health Beds Stage 2 (CW - Banksia Unit PAPU) 2.0 Western Hospital (Footscray) is to transform the former childrens Banksia unit being 12 beds into a refurbished 16 adult bed unit . 12 Beds will be refurbished and an additional 4 PAPU bed constructed to enable Mercy Health to opperate this facility 2012-13
Northern Hospital inpatient capacity expansion 29.0 Redevelopment of the Northern Hospital to include a three level tower block including a 32 bed inpatient unit with an enclosed link to existing departments,sores and shell space for future expansion.The project will be future proofed foa an additional three levels at a future date. 2013-14
Orygen Youth Mental Health Planning & Development 1.0 This project will continue the capital planning phase of the Orygen Youth Health - Poplar Road Redevelpment. 2015-16
Royal Children's Hospital ICT investment (Parkville) 23.9   2011-12
Royal Children's Hospital Main Redevelopment 847.4 Re-build of the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) to the west of the existing site. The existing hospital buildings will be demolished with the exception of two modern buildings on the site, the front entry building and the ten-storey research centre, which will be retained as part of the new hospital. The remainder of the existing site will be returned to parkland. The new RCH will have the capacity to treat an extra 35,000 patients a year with improved accommodation and facilities such as more single rooms, neonatal cots and operating theatres with parking for 2,000 cars in a new underground car park. 2006-07
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital redevelopment 163.0 This initiative delivers on the Government’s election commitment to fund the redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. The redevelopment will enable the hospital to meet current and future demand for specialist adult and paediatric ophthalmology and ear, nose and throat services on its existing site in East Melbourne. It will include major reconfiguration, upgrade and expansion of facilities for clinical services and significant improvements to the onsite teaching, training and research facilities. The redevelopment of the hospital is expected to be completed in late 2017. 2013-14
Sunshine Hospital - New Cardiology Services 10.7 Establishment of Mammography rooms, Angiography suite, new recovery, second CT machine and medical imaging 2014-15
Sunshine Hospital critical care services 15.1 The project scope as defined in the May 2012 budget was to include the provision of 13 new intensive care beds, 2 labour delivery rooms and allows for future establishment of an interventional cardiology services on the Sunshine hospital site. However WH has requested an increase in the project scopewhich requires a refinement to the feasibility study, an increase in the project budget and the establishment of a PCG, the development of a Risk Management plan design $ Sustainability Workshop to be aranged. 2012-13
Sunshine Hospital expansion and redevelopment - Stage 3 90.5 Stage 3 includes the Inpatient Unit (IPU) which comprises of 4 levels clinical building, basement tunnel to link the existing hospital to the new building and other associated works. 2010-11
Transitional mental health service - Heidelberg 14.9 Two 10 bed transitional step down care units will be constructed, establishing a new service model for clients receiving long term clinical mental health support. This will improve outcomes for people with severe mental illness by ensuring that they gain access to the right treatment in the right environment. 2014-15
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre 426.1   2009/10
Werribee Mercy Acute Expansion 85.0 The Acute Expansion Project Stage 1C will be a 4 story expansion on the exisitng Catherine McAuley Building. The new facility will include 64 inpatient beds including 8 critical care, CSSD, 6 new operating theatres including 1 hybrid and a new multi story carpark. 2015-16
Werribee Mercy Hospital Mental Health expansion 34.7 The new building will be a 2 storey acute mental health facility with a floor area of approx 4,400 square metres.The new facility will include 54 beds - an increase of 25 - comprising 50 adult inpatient mental health beds, including 10 High Dependency Unit beds plus an additional 4 Physchiatric Assessment and Planning Unit beds (PAPU). 2013-14
Western Health Food Services 6.4

Review of the Sunshine Hospital Kitchen to convert it to a finishing kitchen, increase it's capacity to provide food support to stage 3 Inpatient Building. The report highlights 2 options, 1 is a minimilistic expansion to support stage 3 and 2 is expansion to cater for the projected beds in the latest service plan.

2012-13
Western Region Health Centre - dental service redevelopment 9.7 A purpose built 12 chair dental facility to be constructed on the Co-Health Redevelopment Footscray (formally WRHC) site in Footscray. 2013-14
Western Women's & Children's Hospital Sunshine 200.0   2015-16