Health Minister Brad Hazzard encouraged locals to come to a community
information session being held at Stockland Green Hills on the new hospital.
“Congratulations to the local community and all of the doctors, nurses and
other hospital staff who have worked so hard, together with the project team,
to bring this exciting new hospital to life,” Mr Hazzard said.
“Very soon, the Maitland community will have a world-class hospital with
health services and facilities of which everyone can be proud.
“The new hospital will include a new emergency department and expanded
surgical theatres, maternity and paediatric services and will create almost
5000 indirect and direct new jobs. The hospital will also offer chemotherapy
services for the first time.”
Michael DiRienzo, Chief
Executive of Hunter New England
Local Health District, invited the community
to come to an information stall at Stockland
Green Hills and view
an updated image of the façade
of the hospital, as well as an animation showing the stages
of the hospital build.
“I encourage everyone to come and meet the fantastic project team to learn
more about this wonderful new hospital being built for our community,” Mr DiRienzo
“The hospital design is in keeping with the rich local heritage, landscapes and Maitland district.”
Maitland Hospital will include:
- A new emergency department
- Surgical theatres
- Chemotherapy (for the first time)
- Maternity and Paediatric care services
- Cardiology services
- Inpatient surgical beds
- Mental health services
- Rehabilitation services
- Palliative Care and outpatient clinics.