Leading global contractor
Brookfield Multiplex has delivered the new $153 million Clinical Services Building at the
Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH), providing an additional 29,000 square metres of health services to the campus and completing the $1.2 billion redevelopment of RNSH.
The new building was officially opened on 12 December by Minister for Health Jillian Skinner and Minister of Mental Health Jai Rowell.
The Clinical Service Building connects with the Hospital’s other existing infrastructure and services and is directly linked to the adjacent, new Acute Services Building via a raised walkway.
The eight level building, designed by
Woods Bagot, comprises 29,000 square metres and has been designed to incorporate new technologies in a flexible from to ensure emerging trends in clinical practice and care models can be easily incorporated into the building.
The Clinical Services Building houses women’s health ambulatory care, a 40-bed maternity inpatient unit with nine birthing suites and a 32-cot neonatal intensive care unit, and a severe burns unit with a dedicated operating theatre.
It also includes a 24-bed paediatric inpatient unit, a general 60-bed inpatient unit comprising private rooms and two-bedrooms, a state-of-the-art musculoskeletal ward and a new 32-bed mental health unit that includes a 12-bed high dependency facility.
Construction commenced in June 2013 and spanned 16 months. During its peak construction period, the project created 2,200 jobs.