The Andrews Labor Government is giving hospitals in Victoria the latest cutting-edge equipment so that they can continue to do what they do best – save lives.
Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the hospitals that will share in the latest round of Medical Equipment Replacement Program and Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program grants.
The Labor Government is investing $60 million on new life-saving equipment for our hospitals and important facilities like sprinklers, patient lifts, air handling units and hot water systems.
Cutting-edge medical equipment such as mammography units, fluoroscopy units, digital X-ray machines and gamma cameras are also being rolled out for Victorian hospitals.
The Labor Government is delivering billions of dollars in funding to ensure our hospitals can treat more patients than ever, with the world-class equipment and facilities that doctors and nurses need.
The Government is also delivering the biggest pipeline of infrastructure projects in Victorian history. We invested $3.2 billion on infrastructure in our first term and have another $3.8 billion on the way.
A full list of Victorian hospitals receiving grants is available below.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos
“Our nurses and doctors do an amazing job providing the very best care for patients. We’re supporting them with the cutting-edge equipment they need to save more lives.”
“New state-of-the-art medical equipment and better hospital infrastructure will make sure more Victorians can get the world-class care they need, when they need it, closer to home.”
“Victorians are getting the best care, with the best equipment and facilities thanks to the Labor Government.”
Medical Equipment Replacement Program and Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program grant recipients
- Alfred Health
- Melbourne Health
- Barwon Health
- West Wimmera Health Service
- Austin Health
- Echuca Regional Health
- Goulburn Valley Health
- The Royal Women's Hospital
- Royal Children's Hospital
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
- Eastern Health
- Bendigo Health Care Group
- Western Health
- Peninsula Health
- Monash Health
Reviewed 19 August 2020