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Specialist centres 30 November 2022

Video story: Major construction complete on Victorian Heart Hospital

Major construction on Australia’s first specialist, standalone cardiac hospital is complete.

Located on the Monash University Clayton campus, the $577 million Victorian Heart Hospital will provide innovative, holistic and patient-centred care, as well as world-leading research and education.

Following a commissioning period, the hospital is expected to welcome its first patients in early 2023. It will be operated by Monash Health.

Victorian Heart Hospital - major construction completed

IMAGES: Aerial drone footage of the new Victorian Heart Hospital and surrounds

ONSCREEN TEXT: Major construction on Australia’s first specialist, standalone cardiac hospital is complete.

IMAGES: View upwards from ground level of the top level of the hospital

ONSCREEN TEXT: The $577 million Victorian Heart Hospital will deliver lifesaving treatment and diagnosis for thousands of Victorians each year.

IMAGES: A patient bed inside the hospital, with view to surrounding suburbs

IMAGES: Doors to an operating theatre open, to reveal lighting and medical technology in the theatre

ONSCREEN TEXT: Operated by Monash Health and located on Monash University’s Clayton campus, the new hospital has capacity to deliver 2,150 cardiac surgeries; 28,300 emergency presentations and 108,000 consultations each year.

IMAGES: Aerial drone footage of the new Victorian Heart Hospital and surrounds

ONSCREEN TEXT: Combining clinical cardiology services, research and education under one roof, the Victorian Heart Hospital is expected to welcome its first patients in February 2023.

IMAGES: A slide with text ‘In partnership with Monash Health' (logo) and Monash University (logo)

IMAGES: The closing slide is the Victorian Health Building Authority logo, the web address vhba.vic.gov.au and the Victorian State Government logo.

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Learn more about the Victorian Heart Hospital via our dedicated project page.

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