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November 15, 2016| Epworth News /

Prime Minister Formally Opens Epworth Geelong

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, today formally opened Epworth Geelong – the region’s first private teaching hospital – at a ceremonial event in Waurn Ponds.

The $277 million, 172-bed facility includes a 20 space private emergency department, patient bedside terminals; a complex care facility for patients with complex neurological and cardiac conditions; a clinical education and simulation centre; a rehabilitation centre; and maternity service due to commence mid-2017.