Improved Facilities and Services for Patients

The RHH Redevelopment is already providing improved facilities and services for Tasmanians.

Patients, clients, families, staff and the wider community are benefiting from the State's largest ever health infrastructure project, which is jointly funded by the Australian and Tasmanian governments.

Reception area / nurses station - J Block 

General Medicine

The Royal Hobart Hospital’s new two-storey, modern health facility will accommodate patients from Tuesday, 22 November 2016.

Under the RHH Redevelopment’s decanting strategy, the general medicine unit will be the first ward to relocate to the area of the hospital known as J-Block.

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Patient Dining Area - Department of Psychiatry 

Department of Psychiatry

Mental health inpatients will be treated in modern, purpose built wards on levels 2 and 3 of J-Block from Tuesday, 29 November 2016.

The new look Department of Psychiatry provides more patient privacy with wards predominantly configured in single bed rooms.

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Ambulatory Care Reception 

Ambulatory Care Centre

The ambulatory care centre is a nursing based medical day care facility for patients undergoing medical procedures and minor surgical procedures.

The new refurbished unit is now located on level 2, C-Block.

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General and Women's Surgical

General and women's surgical unit is now located on level 2, A-Block, until K-Block is built and general surgery will move to level 9 and women’s surgery will be join the women’s, adolescents’ and children’s precinct on level 7.

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Short Stay Reception 

Short Stay Surgery

A new way of delivering services has been achieved with the RHH Redevelopment.

Short stay surgery provides more post-operative care options for patients.

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Inpatient Oncology Nurses Station 

Inpatient Oncology

A new inpatient ward has been constructed on level 9, A-Block, which will provide long term accommodation for inpatient oncology.

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Medical Specialties New Bed 

Medical Specialties

The medical specialties unit has moved to new accommodation on level 7, A-Block.

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Nurses Isel Dabuyan and Erin Whyte 

Acute Dialysis

The new refurbished acute dialysis unit is located on lower ground, J-Block. Read more and view images.

The new acute dialysis unit has six bed bays – four single bed bays and one two- bed bay, reception and nurses’ station and offices.

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Wellington Clinics sign

Wellington Clinics – outpatient services: $13 million

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Cancer Centre from Campbell Street

Cancer Centre: $25 million

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MID Machine

New Medical Imaging Facility: $9.3 million

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Infrastructure manager in tunnel

New Infrastructure

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Kitchen staff member

New Production Kitchen: $5.8 million

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APU reception

New Assessment and Planning Unit

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ICU demonstration bed

Department of Critical Care Medicine: $14 million

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