Epworth Eastern Redevelopment
A new chapter for Epworth Eastern will commence with the construction of the East Wing Tower early this year. The East Wing Tower will address over capacity of patient beds, operating theatres and provide new opportunities for doctors who are currently on wait lists to work at the hospital.
Epworth Eastern has finalised demolition of the site adjacent to the hospital at 25 Nelson Rd, a key milestone for the sites expansion and redevelopment. The 14-story East Wing Tower will be constructed in partnership with Northwest Healthcare Properties Management and will assist in the expansion of a number of services and facilities, including the following:
Three new clinical floors
Additional consulting suites
A brand-new emergency department
Additional car parks
Additional operating theatres
The exciting expansion of these services and facilities will serve to compliment the strong services already provided by Epworth Eastern, which include:
A dedicated Chinese Speaking Concierge service to provide admissions assistance (ph: 1800 903 899)
A 24 bed Cardiac Care Unit complimented by world class cardiology and cardio-thoracic services
An 18 bed Intensive Care Unit
10 state of the art operating theatres offering complete comprehensive care
Comprehensive Cancer Care offering including oncology services provided in a brand-new day medical unit, volunteer run Wig Salon, Breast Clinic, pain and palliative care, melanoma unit and pastoral care service
Interventional pulmonary service
Vascular surgery for all vascular conditions including treatment of acute and chronic leg ulcers
Endoscopic and urology services
Epworth Eastern is committed to partnering with our patients through every aspect of their care as well as continuing to function as an integrated academic and teaching hospital.
The increased capacity for staff and doctors will also see Epworth Eastern employ in excess of 160 additional staff and the Redevelopment of the site will allow Epworth Eastern to further contribute to the education and training of theatre technicians, enrolled nurses and many more positions through the partnership between Epworth Eastern and Box Hill Institute.
Epworth Eastern’s redevelopment team looks forward to updating staff and key stakeholders on the next stages of this exciting project which can be found on our website here.
We know that staying on top of your weight can sometimes seem like an overwhelming task. Here’s some things to consider when trying to maintain a healthy body weight.
If you look closely, you will see them on people’s wrists everywhere. Smart watches or fitness trackers claim to count your steps, measure your sleep, calculate calories, document your heart rate, and now, some even test your heart function with an ECG.
Trying to keep on top of your health at work can be a trying task. Here’s some tips we suggest so you can perform at your best.
London called and it called loudly at the Epworth HealthCare Gala Ball on Saturday 3 August.
Serving up more than 3,000 meals a day with a culinary experience you’d expect at a luxury hotel, it’s no surprises that Epworth Richmond has been recognised for excellence in its room service program.