Monash Hospital Emergency – Extension

Project Description

The Victorian Government has invested $76.3 million in the Monash Medical Centre emergency department expansion and traffic improvement project.

The redevelopment will also improve access for ambulances arriving at emergency, meaning patients will get the vital care they need faster, and address traffic and congestion concerns making it safer and more efficient.

The expansion will also create a dedicated kids-only emergency area. This area is designed to provide children with a private, calm and compassionate environment and to help meet increasing demand for pediatric emergency care.

An additional 24 emergency department beds and an extra 10 short-stay beds for patients who need extended observation and care will be added.

A new Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health Hub will include a separate 24-hour, short-stay unit to treat people with mental health or alcohol and other drug problems in times of urgent need. It is one of six hubs being delivered across the state.