NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, NSW Member for Hornsby Matt Kean and NSW Member for Ku-ring-gai Alister Henskens were on hand to celebrate the milestone.
APP was appointed to project manage Stage 2 of the redevelopment in 2017, with construction commencing on the new building in July 2018. APP also act as the Principal Authorised Person for the Stage 2 early works packages and the delivery of the new $19.8M multi-storey car park, which was completed and became operational to staff and visitors in December 2018.
Stage 2 of the project includes a refurbished and expanded Emergency Department and a new multi-storey Clinical Services Building with:
- Combined Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit
- Combined Respiratory/Cardiac and Coronary Care beds collocated with a Cardiac Investigations Unit
- Outpatient Services
- Medical Imaging
- Medical Assessment Unit
- Transit Unit
- Inpatient Units (including general medicine, stroke and dementia/delirium beds)
- Collocated education space with the University of Sydney
- Retail space
A further $65M increase in funding was announced in March 2019 and allows for the following additional services:
- fit-out of two rehabilitation inpatient units;
- refurbishment and increased capacity of Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre;
- expansion of Outpatient Services, including chemotherapy, renal dialysis and oral health services;
- consolidation of community health services into a modern, integrated centre; and
- a helipad.
Congratulations to APP’s team on the project – Stuart Diver, Brad Embury, Sam Jeffrey, Yianni Venetis, Matt Minogue and everyone else involved in the project on the achievement of this major milestone.