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Latest news: Canberra Hospital

New Canberra Hospital Welcome Hall set to open next week

Visitors, staff and patients will soon have access to a new main entrance and reception area with the opening of the Canberra Hospital Welcome Hall on Monday 3 June.

Canberra Liberals: ACT’s elective surgery waiting list lengthens

Elective surgery waitlists have increased by 30% since 2022, and more than 8,800 people are waiting for their operations, the Liberals say.

Rachel Stephen-Smith: Health ministers’ meeting; emergency dept.

The ACT health minister discusses the National Health Reform Agreement and Canberra Hospital's emergency department's impressive improvement.

Canberra Hospital’s ‘state-of-the-art’ intensive care unit opens soon

The new intensive care unit in the Critical Services Building at Canberra Hospital will open in August, the ACT Government announced.

AMA: ACT public hospitals fall short of national standards

ACT public hospitals are not meeting national standards; the problem, the AMA ACT says, lies with care in the community.

New operating theatres for Canberra Hospital ‘a milestone’

Canberra Hospital’s Critical Services Building will open later this year, and 22 new operating theatres have been completed.

Demolition of Canberra Hospital admin buildings begins

The ACT Government will demolish two buildings at Canberra Hospital to make way for a new facility for pathology and other clinical services. 

ACT Government: More firefighters needed, health, tennis

ACT Fire & Rescue needs 40 new firefighters; the ACT Government announced more health funding and a DA for Gungahlin Tennis Facility.

ACT Government infrastructure: Education and health

Canberra's newest public school, a new radiotherapy machine for cancer patients, equipment for CIT Woden, and a proposed new facility.

Canberra Hospital design influences Australasian guidelines

Components of the Canberra Hospital Expansion design have been incorporated into the latest Australasian Health Facilities Guidelines.

Canberra Hospital Foundation Xmas Appeal to give gift of hope

This Christmas, the Canberra Hospital Foundation is asking local residents to consider giving a gift that truly matters - the gift of hope.

Man taken to Canberra Hospital after city assault

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious assault in the City yesterday, 13 November, that left a man in hospital.

Canberra Hospital turns 50

On Sunday, the Canberra Hospital (former Woden Valley Hospital) celebrated 50 years providing health care to the Canberra community.

New MRI machine at Canberra Hospital

A new 3 Tesla (T) Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine has been installed at Canberra Hospital, the ACT Government announced.

Canberra Liberals call for action on hospital training debacle

Shadow health minister Leanne Castley wants updates on restoring training accreditation for four specialty units at the Canberra Hospital.

Python parasite found in woman’s brain in world first

Doctors have pulled a live and wriggling eight-centimetre parasite from an Australian woman's brain after she caught it from a carpet python in an apparent world first.

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