The Townsville University Hospital Expansion project would see an additional 143 beds in addition to other upgrades to critical infrastructure. The project aims to address growing demand for health services throughout the region and maintain health care for a growing population.
The expansion will include:
- an addition 143 hospital beds for rehabilitation and surgical patients
- additional day-procedure spaces, and
- the relocation of the helicopter landing pad to the roof, clearing space for a new clinical building.
The project forms part of the Queensland Government's $9.7 billion health capital program, which will be delivered over the next six years commencing from FY2022-23.
|Sep 2020||Project Announcement|
|2026||Expected Construction Completion|
|Jun 2022||The Queensland Government confirmed the project would proceed, and announced the total estimated cost as $530 million. The Government also provided details of the project's scope, which is expected to include an addition 143 hospital beds.|