Australian Projects

Macquarie University Hospital

Macquarie Park, Sydney, NSW

Macquarie University Hospital is regarded as the most hi-tech hospital in Australia. It specialises in Cardiac and Neurosurgery as well as Cancer Care. It incorporates 14 operating theatres, 180 beds and 4 Radiotherapy bunkers.

The critical care units at MUH incorporate 20 modern isolated ICU rooms. The operating suite includes several Hybrid operating rooms designed for CT and MR integration. The Cancer Care facilities include Chemotherapy treatment, Radiotherapy as well as Gamma Knife surgery. A unique feature of the facility is the patient information and entertainment pod which is installed at every bed head. It provides access for doctors and nurses to the patient records whilst allowing the patient to access the internet, entertainment, TV, video on demand etc.

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the detailed briefing, health planning, Architectural design, clinical interior design and for-construction detailed documentation.

Calvary Bruce Private Hospital

Calvary Bruce Private Hospital will be the Little Company of Mary’s new landmark property.  The new private hospital incorporates a Chapel, 78 private beds, Coronary Care Unit, postnatal Maternity Unit and Medical Imaging.  A comprehensive operating floor contains a perioperative unit, 8 Operating Theatres including Endoscopy and a Hybrid Cath lab/theatre as well as a three stage recovery area.  The new hospital will link to the existing Calvary public hospital via a link bridge.  The project is due for completion  in 2016.

Project Role

HPI responsibilities include the detailed briefing, health planning, Architectural design, clinical interior design and for-construction detailed documentation.

Wollongong Private Hospital

Wollongong, NSW

This is a new flagship private hospital in Wollongong. It combines a 151 bed private hospital with a Specialist Medical Centre and a Radiology tenancy.

The Hospital component includes 8 large operating theatres, one Catheter Lab, one minor theatre, 10 ICU beds, Maternity, Medical and Surgical wards. The Maternity facilities include 4 LDR Birthing rooms as well as general and special care nurseries. Due to the restricted footprint HPI worked diligently with the users to achieve maximum efficiency in the use of the space without compromising the hospital function. The project is currently in construction and is scheduled for completion in January 2016.

Project Role

HPI is responsible for detailed briefing, equipment scheduling, health planning, architectural design, clinical interior design and documentation.

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

Inpatient Modular Unit

This 30 bed inpatient unit (ward) is the stage 4 in the ongoing redevelopment of Lake Macquarie Private Hospital. The Hospital has already been expanded through 3 stages including Day Surgery, Operating Theatres, Oncology, 2 new inpatient wards and ICU. This project was designed and delivered entirely through Modular, Prefabricated Components. The costs per bed as well as the construction timeframe are exceptionally low whilst achieving high quality patient accommodation. The two storey building also includes one level of carparking.

Tweed Heads Masterplan

This Masterplan project offered options for increased services demand, providing for upgraded services with several new services and adjustments to the models of care in practice while maintaining or improving the functional relationships on the site.

The strategic redevelopment roadmap included an additional podium and tower building accommodation inpatient units and tenancies, a new entrance and drop off point, an expansion of Emergency department to more than double existing capacity, amalgamation of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy into an integrated Cancer Centre, expansion of Medical Imaging, medical records, service and support areas.  A New Inpatient/ Outpatient tower will provide Cardiology, mental health Medical / Surgical inpatients Paediatrics, Special Care Nursery and  Maternity.   As inpatient beds are relocated into the new block, the existing critical areas of the hospital

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the master planning and is currently undertaking detailed briefing, health planning design and documentation of the preliminary stages.

Townsville Hospital Redevelopment

This major redevelopment and expansion of the Townsville Hospital includes Inpatient Unit expansion by 100 beds, NICU/SCN with 50 cots, Integrated Cancer Centre with 6 Radiotherapy Bunkers and 32 Chemotherapy Treatment spaces, Operating Suite expansion by 2 Operating Rooms, Day Surgery Centre, 30 bed ICU, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging Expansion, Nuclear Medicine, Angiography suite, CSSD, Pathology, Medical Records, Staff Amenities, Catering and all Back of House facilities.

One of the first departments to expand was the Emergency Department with 97 treatment bays designed according to the latest model of care including fast track, acute care and short stay with a dedicated zone for paediatrics-. This is one of the largest referral Emergency Departments in Australia.

Final stages of the redevelopment are expected to be complete by 2017.

Project Role
HPI (under our TAHPI division) was responsible for the master planning, detailed briefing, health planning design, clinical interior design and documentation

Norwest Private Hospital

HPI’s new Norwest Private Hospital is located in a region of Sydney which has the highest birth rate and population growth.

The project incorporates over 200 beds, 11 digital operating rooms, 7 Labour Delivery Recovery (LDR) Birthing Rooms, a Catheter Lab, ICU and Emergency Department. The development also incorporates 6000 m2 of medical suites and 690 parking spaces.

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the detailed briefing, health planning, architectural design, interior design and construction detailed documentation. HPI was also involved in the marketing strategy for the hospital.

North Shore Private Hospital

North Shore Private Hospital

North Shore Private Hospital Stage 1 is Ramsay Health Care’s flagship hospital. It is regarded as one of the best private hospitals in Australia. It includes 12 Operating Rooms, 232 beds, 8 LDR Birthing Rooms, ICU, CCU, Imaging as well as 40 medical suites.

HPI has continued to detail the hospital expansion from Stages 1 through to Stage 3, completed in 2010 and ongoing to the current time as the hospital demand and services continue to grow.

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the detailed briefing, health planning, architectural design and documentation.

Campbelltown Private Hospital

Campbelltown  NSW

HPI’s Campbelltown Private Hospital is located in a rapidly developing part of Sydney Metropolitan Area.

The new hospital incorporates close to 100 beds, 6 operating rooms, medical and surgical services, day surgery, rehabilitation and mental health. The building also includes tenancies for Medical Imaging and 2000 m2 of Medical Suites.

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the detailed briefing, health planning, Architectural design and construction detailed documentation. HPI was also involved in the marketing strategy of the hospital.

St George Hospital Emergency Department

Kogarah, NSW

This project consists of a new built area and refurbishment to the existing hospital Campus, including design and construction of new Central Services Building and the new ED building, which has potential for an additional 7 stories to be added in the future.

The new ED planning incorporates the latest and best models of care and includes fast track, acute treatment halls, a paediatric fast track precinct, a short stay medical unit and an associated PECC unit. The new ED has expanded treatment spaces to improve the patient flow in one of Sydney’s’ busiest Emergency Departments with more than 67,000 presentations per year.

Project Role

HPI was responsible for the detailed briefing, health planning, architectural design, clinical interior design and construction detailed documentation.

Ballina District Hospital Masterplan

This project is a Masterplan that sets out the framework for redevelopment of the hospital in 4 stages between 2015 and 2027 to improve amenity and functionality of the hospital. The redevelopment includes an expansion of the operating theatres, peri-operative area with a three stage recovery area.  A new Emergency department (12 bays) with ambulance bay will replaced the existing one.  The redevelopment will include a major expansion to Imaging, Outpatients and Allied Health with support service areas.

Stage 1 early works concept design has commenced in 2015.