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					                                                             Fiona Stanley Hospital Fact Sheet

Delivering first-class health services
When it opens in 2014, the Fiona Stanley Hospital at Murdoch will be Western Australia’s
flagship health facility. It will be the major tertiary hospital in the south metropolitan area and
will offer comprehensive health care services to communities south of Perth and across the
The $1.76 billion tertiary hospital will rank among the best in Australia – a leader in clinical
care, research and education, supported by an innovative design that harnesses the latest
scientific, technological and medical developments.

The 643-bed hospital will include:                               •   renal dialysis and transplantation;

•   a full range of acute medical and surgical services;         •   obstetrics and neonatology services;

•   the State burns service;                                     •   paediatric services;

•   a major trauma centre including a 24-hour emergency          •   cardiothoracic services;
                                                                 •   a mental health unit with a secure wing, and including
•   WA’s first comprehensive cancer centre south of the              a mother and baby unit;
    river including radiotherapy treatment facilities, medical
                                                                 •   imaging and radiology services including MRI, CT and
    oncology and haematology;
                                                                     PET/CT scanning;
•   comprehensive pathology and cell tissue manufacturing      Fiona Stanley Hospital will also provide for a range of
    facilities;                                                clinical areas including:

•   extensive ambulatory care services including               •   sleep centre;
    comprehensive outpatient and allied health services;       •   intensive care unit;
    and                                                        •   coronary care unit;
                                                               •   aged care;
•   a state-of-the-art medical research facility to be built
                                                               •   pharmacy;
    in conjunction with universities and the Western
                                                               •   mortuary;
    Australian Institute for Medical Research.
                                                               •   hyperbaric medicine; and
The new State rehabilitation service will also be located on   •   an interventional operative and procedural care unit.
the Fiona Stanley Hospital site.

Fiona Stanley Hospital will be the new home of the adult
                                                                   “The southern
State burns service. Patients with the most severe
                                                                   metropolitan area is the
cases of burns and other conditions resulting in skin loss
                                                                   fastest growing region
will be treated by the State’s internationally renowned
                                                                   in the State and it is
specialist burns team. The state-of-the-art service will
include 10 beds and research facilities and will offer
                                                                   essential we invest in its
comprehensive burns services to patients from across the           health infrastructure. The
State.                                                             Fiona Stanley Hospital will
                                                                   improve equity of access
Fiona Stanley Hospital’s Cancer Centre will include                for people in the south.”
radiotherapy, haematology and oncology facilities, a
day therapy unit including chemotherapy services, and              Professor David Fletcher,
a dedicated Breast Service. Developed around its own               Head of Surgery, Fremantle Hospital
private courtyard, the Centre will provide a discreet and
considerate setting for patients including a separate
entrance and drop-off area.

Fiona Stanley Hospital will also provide an Emergency
Department with 70 beds/treatment areas. It will include
a dedicated drop-off area, paediatric and adult short-stay
zones and trauma, resuscitation and treatment areas.

Located at the centre of an integrated health, education
and research precinct at Murdoch, Fiona Stanley
Hospital is also set to benefit from excellent links to
St John of God Hospital Murdoch, local education
providers, and a state-of-the-art on-site medical research
facility to be built by the Western Australian Institute for
Medical Research.

           For more information
           Phone:    1800 659 475