Tenders open for RHH ED expansion

28 June 2019

Tenders are being called for a consultant to oversee the expansion and refurbishment of the Royal Hobart Hospitalís Emergency Department.

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to continuing to improve Tasmanianís health system, and completing the RHH Redevelopment is a key part of that.

We are investing in the vital health infrastructure we need to deliver additional services, including $90.6 million in this yearís Budget to commence stage 2 of the Redevelopment. That will see the expansion of the ED, more ICU beds and ward upgrades over three years.

The project to build a better ED was identified in the 2019 Masterplan review and will deliver:

The successful consultant will incorporate contemporary best practice and models of care as well as both ACEM and AHFG design guidelines.

The expanded ED, in conjunction with the broader RHH Redevelopment, will help our dedicated frontline staff deliver the very best in healthcare to Tasmanians.

 

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