The Labor government is promising the next major expansion of the Gold Coast University Hospital, if it wins the election.
$111.3 million will be spent on a new 40 bed mental health rehabilitation facility, as well as a new hybrid theatre.
“This will allow our wonderful teams to take care of some of the most vulnerable members of the community and to do a better job of it,” Health Minister Steven Miles said.
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“As well as relieving pressure on the rest of the hospital, relieving pressure to flow pressure out of the emergency department.
Labor member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon says only a Labor Government will continue to invest in the health care Queenslanders deserve.
“This $111.3 million injection into the hospital is a big win for the region,” Ms Scanlon said.
“We’re investing in projects that support jobs.
“Not only will this $111.3 million investment support a total of 320 FTE jobs over the life of the projects, it will provide more care, closer to home for Queenslanders living on the Gold Coast.”