ST JOHN of God Health Care has started the planning process to build a standalone private hospital near its current Midland Public and Private hospitals.
St John of God Midland Private Hospital chief executive officer and director of nursing Paul Dyer said the expansion would provide a new level of private health services to the region, when it opens in late 2021.
“We are very excited to be involved in the ground up development of what is a much needed private service for the growing north-eastern suburbs of Perth,” he said.
“The new hospital will offer a range of private health services in a contemporary, stylish and high technology setting.
“Once opened, the hospital will deliver a high level of service to patients, doctors and visitors.”
Based in the historic Midland Workshops area, the hospital is expected to add to the rapidly evolving health and knowledge precinct.
The new hospital will be located across from the soon to be constructed Curtin University Midland Campus and next door to the Parkerville Children and Youth Care’s new Midland Child Advocacy Centre.
Mr Dyer said the new hospital will expand on the services offered at the current co-located private hospital, which includes 60 private beds and a range of medical and surgical services.
“With the Midland and surround areas experiencing strong population growth, the need for high quality services close to home is expected to continue in the coming years,” he said.
St John of God Midland Public Hospital chief executive Michael Hogan said when the new private hospital opens, the current co-located private hospital will close and become part of the public hospital.
“This will provide an additional 60 beds and three operating theatres for the public hospital, which will assist the high demand on public services,” he said.