Status

Completed

Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

Location 226 Service Street, Echuca, Victoria, 3564, Australia

The $8.3 million Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre has delivered a new chemotherapy/haemodialysis unit at Echuca Regional Health.

The project relocated Echuca Regional Health’s existing chemotherapy/haemodialysis unit to a new purpose-built cancer and wellness centre.

The new centre provides 12 new chemotherapy/haemodialysis treatment chairs and improves the comfort and access for patients, whilst providing a more efficient working environment for staff.

The centre also provides wellness programs to help improve the health and wellbeing of cancer patients.

Patients can now access consultations with haematologists, medical oncologists, nephrologists and radiation oncologists, all conveniently in one location.

The project was funded by:

  • Victorian Government contribution of $6 million
  • NSW Government contribution of $1 million
  • Echuca Regional Health Foundation contribution of $1.3 million.
$8.3 MILLION
$8.3 MILLION

INVESTMENT

12
12

TREATMENT CHAIRS

IMPROVED
IMPROVED

CHEMOTHERAPY AND HAEMODIALYSIS SERVICES

MORE
MORE

CONSULTING SPACES

The Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre redevelopment delivered:

  • a new purpose-built centre
  • 12 co-located chemotherapy/haemodialysis treatment chairs
  • improved amenity, access and comfort for patients
  • a more efficient working environment for staff
  • additional consulting spaces
  • capacity to provide wellness programs for patients.

The Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre redevelopment aimed to achieve the following benefits:

Improved amenity

The new centre was designed to provide a range of improvements for patients. These included better access and comfort while undergoing chemotherapy treatment and haemodialysis services.

Better access to services

The new facility aimed to improve access to consultations from haematologists, medical oncologists, nephrologists and radiation oncologists for more than 1200 patients each year. It also provides a better working environment for doctors, nurses and other hospital staff.

Convenience

Patients can access consultations with haematologists, medical oncologists, nephrologists and radiation oncologists, all conveniently located in one location.

Jobs for Victorians

The project created approximately 25 construction jobs.

This project was delivered by the Victorian Health Building Authority in partnership with:

  • NSW Government 
  • Echuca Regional Health
  • NTC Architects
  • BRT Consulting 
  • AW Nicholson Pty Ltd.

News

Photo of the front exterior of the Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

02 June 2023

Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre opens

The new, purpose-built cancer treatment centre for the Echuca, Campaspe and Murray River communities is now open.
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Artist's impression of the exterior of the new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

13 August 2021

Work begins on Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

Work on a new, $6 million purpose-built cancer and wellness centre in Echuca is now underway.
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Artist's impression of the exterior of the new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

24 November 2020

Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre: EOI opens

Expressions of Interest are now open for the main works contractor on the new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre.
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Artist's impression of the exterior of the new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

16 September 2020

New designs for Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre

The Victorian Government is investing $6 million to deliver a new cancer and wellness centre for Echuca.
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VHHSBA-Health-Echuca-Regional-Chemo-promo

21 May 2019

Expression of Interest open for new Echuca centre

Expressions of Interest are now open for principal consultants on the new $6 million Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre.
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VHHSBA-Health-Echuca-Regional-Chemo-promo

20 May 2019

Planning starts for Echuca's new cancer centre

The Campaspe and Murray River communities will soon benefit from a new lifesaving Cancer and Wellness Centre funded by the Victorian Government.
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Location

Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre
  • Location
  • 226 Service Street, Echuca, Victoria, 3564, Australia
  • Phone
  • (03) 5485 5000

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Last updated: 13 October 2022