Integration of the arts is being planned at a grand scale to support improved health outcomes for our local community. Developed in partnership with Campbelltown Arts Centre, the redevelopment project’s Arts and Culture Strategy is supporting the health and wellbeing of patients, visitors and staff; and enhancing the aesthetics of the current and future campus.
Through consultation with community and local Indigenous elders, a series of plants widely known for their healing and medicinal properties, and endemic to the Dharawal region, have been identified to be star features in the new clinical services building.
Marium Hamnawa, 24, is a civil engineer working on the Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment project. She is the only female engineer on site.
The new Emergency Department will be at least double the size of the current ED, with scope for additional services to be included.
So far, a total of 35,852 native plants and almost 500 trees have been planted as part of the Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment project.
The concrete floor slabs have been laid for the first of seven dedicated levels of mental health units being integrated into the new clinical services building (CSB) and the local Mental Health team is excited for what's to come!
The procurement of essential hospital equipment and medical infrastructure is a critical role in the delivery of any hospital service, and the redevelopment project's Furniture, Fittings and Equipment (FF&E) officer, Tracy Curness, doesn't take the responsibility lightly.
The new inpatient ward on Level 2 in Building D, referred to as Ward G, is now complete. Housing 26 beds, 14 of which are in single rooms, the new ward will be open to accept patients from 8 July.
Five Year 10 students from high schools across Campbelltown have been given the opportunity to invest in themselves and their local community, receiving world-class training with CPB Contractors as they help to build the new Campbelltown Hospital clinical services building.
We've built a new pharmacy to help support our growing hospital and our growing community. Operational since 25 June, the delivery of the new pharmacy represents a significant milestone for the redevelopment project.
TCQ Construction site manager Ben Wiles was diagnosed with kidney cancer in August 2019, and is drawing on his own experience to help ensure our hospital redevelopment provides the best possible outcomes for staff and patients.
The twin tower cranes supporting delivery of the $632 million Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment project are now fondly known as ‘Mac’ and ‘Arthur’ – cleverly named in recognition of the growing Macarthur region that our new hospital will support.
Madison McMahon, 20, from Ambarvale loves working in construction. It’s the industry where she has spent the last three years of her career. Currently a Workplace Health & Safety trainee for CPB Contractors, her future aspiration is to become a mentor to other young women in construction – particularly Indigenous women.
The Macarthur community is a step closer to having their new clinical services building delivered as part of Campbelltown Hospital’s stage 2 redevelopment, with the first concrete pour marking a significant project milestone.