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MORE HOSPITAL AND AGED CARE BEDS FOR MELBOURNE’S EAST

Families in Melbourne’s outer-east will be able to access better hospital and aged care services close to home with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive expansion of the Angliss Hospital at Ferntree Gully. Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled the $20 million new..

Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today visited the Angliss Hospital to tour the facilities and meet staff and patients.

The Andrews Labor Government has made a commitment of $20 million to provide an intensive care unit and short stay unit at the Angliss Hospital providing up to 20 beds to cater for patients needing urgent care. The new ICU will enable the Angliss to provide the latest technology to treat heart attacks, strokes, severe infections, organ failure and complications resulting from surgery. This funding will ensure that families can access state-of-the-art care closer to home.