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Government seeks feedback on Canberra Hospital Expansion

For the next two months, Canberrans can have their say on the design and build of the Canberra Hospital Expansion’s new emergency, surgical and critical healthcare building.

Patient flow may be key to ACT’s hospital waiting time crisis

Canberra patients are well pleased with the hospital care they receive, it seems – once they finally see somebody.

CAN Give Day Live fundraiser for Canberra Hospital Foundation

Social photos from the CAN Give Day Live fundraiser for Canberra Hospital Foundation, National Museum of Australia. Photos @imagesinstantly

Labor pledges 400 more healthcare workers in election promise

ACT Labor has pledged to implement nurse to patient ratios and hire 400 more healthcare workers if re-elected in next month’s ACT Legislative Assembly election.

Temporary ICU beds to boost hospital capacity

Canberra Hospital will open eight new temporary beds in its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) next year, after ACT and Federal Government negotiations brought forward funding from the 2024 budget. The eight new beds...

New mental health unit to be ready next year

A new, low-dependency mental health unit is set to be up and running at the Canberra Hospital during mid-2021.

Renewable energy to power hospital expansion

In an Australian first, the Canberra Hospital Expansion (CHE) will be powered by renewable energy, the ACT Government announced today (2 September). The new emergency, surgical and critical healthcare facility at the existing...

Audit into Canberra Health Services pay system called for amidst internal investigation

The Canberra Liberals today pressed for an independent audit of the CHS pay system, following reports of staff being underpaid.

Canberra Hospital expansion construction to start in 2021

The ACT Government has today (Tuesday 11 August) announced the next step in the expansion of Canberra Hospital, naming global construction company Multiplex as the early contractor involvement partner.

Canberra’s health professionals feel the love

The Canberra community has rallied together to support the Territory’s health care workers, with close to 3,700 donations made through the Canberra Hospital Foundation’s #CHFCareShare campaign.

Inside the ACT’s $14 million surge centre we hope remains unused

Having currently cost around $14 million, the ACT’s rapidly produced temporary COVID-19 surge centre that has commandeered Garran Oval, adjacent to Canberra Hospital, is now ready for action. However, if the Territory’s current...