Castlemaine Hospital Upgrade
The Castlemaine Hospital Upgrade provides improved facilities that meet the current standards for the delivery of integrated health services for the needs of the local community. The project involved the part refurbishment of the ground floor level of the Main Building and a new building extension to the west side of the building. The upgrade provides improved patient care services including Urgent Care, Operating Theatre Suite and Day Recovery Unit and relocation of part of the Radiology department, as well as more efficient maintenance items for the hospital. The building employs cutting edge environmental sustainable technologies and promotes a community friendly, inclusive and accessible environment for patients, clients, visitors and staff. The design reflects the 'whole health values' expressed by the Victorian Government health care framework which aims to strengthen community-based models of primary health care.