1 December, 2023

Health Minister opens five-storey health service at Caboolture Hospital

Queensland Health Minister Shannon Fentiman and Deputy Premier Steven Miles unveiled a new five-storey clinical services building at Caboolture Hospital on Monday morning.

Health Minister opens five-storey health service at Caboolture Hospital - feature photo

The new building forms part of the $399.5 million Caboolture Hospital Redevelopment, which includes a new multi-storey carpark and a refurbishment program to enhance and modernise spaces within the existing hospital.

The redevelopment is set to provide an additional 130 beds for the hospital, while the new building houses an expanded Emergency Department.

Other features include a palliative care unit, intensive care unit, cardiac care unit, operating theatres, stage one recovery spaces, a specialised chest pain assessment unit, two medical wards, and space for a future 20-bed rehabilitation unit.

Ms Fentiman said the existing workforce would be joined by new staff, with 283 full-time equivalent positions across a range of services to support the care needs of this growing community.

Mr Miles said Moreton Bay was one of the South East’s fastest growing communities, and needed free healthcare services that kept pace with their needs.

“The planned community of Wararba in Caboolture West will be home to 70,000 people and this hospital expansion will ensure they have access to tertiary health care close to home,” Mr Miles said.


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