Recipients of 2022-23 medical equipment and infrastructure funding rounds announced
Twenty-three health services and facilities will share $55 million in funding to replace or upgrade vital medical equipment and engineering infrastructure.
These programs help ensure more of Victoria's public hospitals and health services have high quality equipment and facilities. This means that more patients can receive the care they need, closer to home.
Improved medical equipment
Nineteen health services and facilities will share $35 million in funding for essential medical equipment via the 2022-23 Medical Equipment Replacement Program. This includes funding for:
- magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines
- digital x-ray units
- computed tomography (CT) scanners
- heart imaging equipment such as fluoroscopy units
- SPECT-CT gamma cameras.
Recipients include Western Health, with more than $1.85 million to replace a CT scanner at Sunshine Hospital. Northeast Health Wangaratta will also receive more than $1.9 million to replace a fluoroscopy unit and MRI scanner.
Learn more about the Medical Equipment Replacement Program and see the recipient list.
Improved engineering infrastructure
The Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program funds vital infrastructure upgrades to improve the safety and efficiency of public hospitals. Eighteen health services will share $20 million from the 2022-23 funding round. This includes funding for:
- fire detection systems
- alarm systems
- replacement water mains.
Learn more about the Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program and see the recipient list.
Last updated: 17 January 2023
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