As part of its Building Better Hospitals program, the Queensland Government is investing $400 million into expanding Caboolture Hospital, providing additional capacity of 130 beds. This includes $352.9 million to build a new five-storey clinical services building, $46.6 million to build a new multi-storey carpark, and a refurbishment program.
The new clinical services building will include:
- a new and expanded Emergency Department
- 48 beds in new Medical Wards
- a 20-bed Rehabilitation Unit
- a 14-bed Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit
- a 10-bed Intensive Care Unit
- a 10-bed Palliative Care Unit
- an eight-bed Cardiac Care Unit and four-bed Chest Pain Assessment Unit
- six Operating Theatres (including two new theatres) and four Stage One Recovery Spaces, and
- an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit.
The refurbishment program will include upgrades to the following areas:
- special care nursery
- medical day unit
- medical records facility, pharmacy, and pathology, and
- main entry, café and visitor lounge.
These works comprise stage two of the hospital's redevelopment, with stage one works, including a Mental Health Short Stay Unit, commencing in November 2019.
|Jun 2017||Project Announcement|
|Nov 2019||Construction Commencement|
|Jun 2021||Contract Award|
|Dec 2023||Expected Construction Completion|
|Jun 2018||The project's business case was completed by Building Queensland.|
|Jun 2019||In its 2019-20 Budget, the Queensland Government allocated $18.4 million towards the project in FY2019-20.|
|Aug 2020||The detailed design for the project was completed.|
|Dec 2020||In its 2020-21 Budget, the Queensland Government allocated $68 million to the project for FY2020-21.|
|Jun 2021||The Queensland Government announced Lendlease as the successful tenderer to lead construction on Stage Two.|
|Jun 2021||In its 2021-22 Budget, the Queensland Government allocated $103 million to stage one of the project in FY2021-22.|