HILLCREST ROCKHAMPTON PRIVATE HOSPITAL HAS COMMENCED THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION OF ITS MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY – ARCHERVIEW CLINIC. The construction will expand the Archerview from 12 to 24 beds and will include a new Day Program area. Hillcrest offers the only private mental health facility between Sunshine Coast and Cairns and is therefore a vital service in the region. Hillcrest CEO Tracey Wust said: “Mental health is a vital service in regional Australia and we have experienced significant demand for our services since opening the unit in February 2012”. Construction will commence this month with the new facility expected to open in January 2015. Local politician, Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry recently visited to view the unit and meet key stakeholders in the project. Strathfield Private set to unveil $10m renovation 6 The Ramsay Way - 2014 | 01 MITCHAM PRIVATE HOSPITAL HAS COMMENCED THE EXPANSION OF ITS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE WITH PLANS TO ADD 21 BEDS TO THE MENTAL HEALTH UNIT. Mitcham CEO Sam Dodd said the new accommodation would consist of all private rooms with good natural sunlight and the building would include a patient gymnasium and increased dining facilities. “This will be a very welcome addition to our mental health service which has expanded rapidly since we opened just a few years ago,” Sam said. “Mitcham Private prides itself on the quality of our services and this upgrade and expansion will further enhance our reputation in the marketplace.” THE CAIRNS CLINIC WILL SHORTLY COMMENCE ECT SERVICES WITH THE COMPLETION OF A BRAND NEW ONE MILLION DOLLAR ECT SUITE. Ramsay Cairns CEO Steve Rajcany said the addition of this service to The Clinic would enable patients to have this treatment locally. “Currently, patients are transferred to Brisbane for ECT treatment which is not ideal for them or their families. “With four private psychiatrists now admitting to the Clinic, the demand for mental health services including ECT has increased.” Doctors and staff have undergone extensive training in the delivery of ECT services. Mental health expansion kicks off at Hillcrest Mental Health expansion underway at Mitcham ECT service commences at The Cairns Clinic DEVELOPMENTS L-R: Dr Peter Rofe, Psychiatrist, Tracey Wust, CEO & Michelle Landry, Member for Capricornia look over plans for the expansion of Archerview Clinic. Coral Jankowiak (ADCS) inside ECT suite. FROM MINIMALLY INVASIVE HIP SURGERY, THROUGH TO ROBOTIC OBESITY SURGERY & INDIVIDUALLY-TAILORED SHOULDER REPLACEMENTS, STRATHFIELD PRIVATE WILL LEAD THE WAY WHEN ITS TEN MILLON DOLLAR RENOVATION COMPLETES IN APRIL. The hospital will open two new operating theatres, and welcome six new world-class surgeons to its team, along with 15 surgical assistants and anaesthetists - who will be performing a range of new minimally-invasive joint, heart and obesity procedures. Strathfield Private’s Director of Clinical Services Grant Frecklington with a Fujen Construction worker towards the end of the hospital’s $10m renovation.
The Ramsay Way - Autumn 2014
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