Wheatbelt - small hospitals

To ensure these facilities continue to be equipped to deliver healthcare locally into the future, the Southern Inland Health Initiative, funded by the Royalties for Regions program is refurbishing many small hospitals and health centres across the Wheatbelt.

Small hospitals - Stage 1

Lake Grace and Wagin hospital upgrades are now complete. The refurbishments included:

Lake Grace Health Service:

  • upgraded emergency treatment area to enhance medical services for the community
  • new multi-purpose clinical consultation room for visiting doctors, specialists and nurses
  • new utility, store rooms and toilets
  • updated waiting area
  • kitchen upgrades 
  • upgraded aged and acute care ward, including toilets, bathrooms and showers
  • improved nurses station and relocated offices.

Wagin Health Service:

  • new multi-purpose clinical consultation room for visiting doctors, specialists and nurses
  • creation of a waiting area adjacent to the Emergency Department
  • new utility, store rooms and toilets
  • better access to utility rooms to improve workflows
  • relocated pathology room
  • upgraded palliative care capacity with a new fully assisted ensuite
  • relocated patient day lounge to enhance comfort for patients
  • relocated staff lounge

Small hospitals - Stage 2

Construction of Beverley, York, Southern Cross, Moora, Jurien Bay, Dalwallinu and Wongan Hills health service refurbishments started in late 2016, early 2017. Jurien Bay has already been completed and the rest will be completed in 2017. The refurbishments include:

Beverley Health Service:

  • redevelopment of the Emergency Department
  • three new multipurpose consultation rooms for child and allied health.
  • addition of a new disabled toilet in the Emergency Department area
  • refurbished ensuite to aged care ward
  • enhanced staff station and clean utility
  • new driveway including parking for mobility scooters
  • refurbished kitchen

York District Health Service:

  • redevelopment of the Emergency Department including new ambulance entry and triage room
  • two multipurpose consultation rooms and a child health consultation room
  • two new public toilets and an enlarged waiting room
  • new fully assisted shower and toilet for the acute area
  • enhanced new driveway and main entry including access by foot
  • new staff station and clean utility room
  • new flooring and some upgraded equipment to the kitchen

Southern Cross Health Service:

  • redevelopment of the Emergency Department to include a resuscitation room and acute treatment room
  • new clean and dirty utility rooms, and a disabled toilet
  • an upgraded x-ray room and medical records area
  • realignment of ambulance entry for improved patient flow
  • multipurpose consultation room

Moora Health Service:

  • improved main entrance and larger waiting area
  • dedicated room for triage
  • new parenting room and dedicated child health consult room
  • four new consult rooms and clean utility for outpatient care 
  • new group activity room and outdoor therapy area
  • new community renal dialysis area for two dialysis chairs
  • extension to the existing aged care lounge/dining room for residents
  • refurbished staff areas including reception, offices, meeting rooms and staff amenities

Jurien Bay Health Centre:

  • new triage room, staff room and communications room. 
  • new dental treatment area. 
  • improved outpatient care facilities including installation of dual egress doors to two consult rooms 
  • improved security for staff and patients
  • child health and acute treatment areas 
  • clean and dirty utility rooms and improved storage areas 
  • new staff meeting room, improved offices, workstations and hot desks
  • outdoor play area
  • modified vehicle turnaround and access road and additional parking

Dalwallinu Health Service:

  • new waiting area, triage room and public disabled access toilet
  • purpose built child health consult room with improved waiting space
  • new multipurpose consult room
  • two upgraded fully assisted patient bathrooms
  • refurbishment of kitchen
  • purpose-built secure medical records and communications room
  • division of inpatient and outpatient areas by installation of controlled security doors

Wongan Hills Health Service:

  • new Ambulance Bay canopy refurbished waiting area and disabled access toilet
  • new TeleHealth enabled multipurpose consult room 
  • new toilet and shower with trolley access in the acute care area
  • redevelopment of current kitchen area
  • improved security throughout the building to allow separation between patient, outpatient and staff areas

Small hospitals - Stage 3

Upgrades to Wyalkatchem-Koorda, Goomalling and Quairading health services are underway and are due to be completed by the end of 2017. Kununopping and Boddington health service upgrades have been completed. The refurbishments include:

Wyalkatchem-Koorda Health Service:

  • redeveloped Emergency Department
  • new dual egress consultation room 
  • improved waiting area with disabled access toilet and secure reception area
  • new activity room for day therapy and enlarged activity room for aged care residents
  • two new fully assisted patient bathrooms, one with trolley access 
  • larger staff station and new clean utility area 
  • new communications room
  • refurbished kitchen

Goomalling Health Service:

  • major refurbishment and extension to Emergency Department to include resuscitation bay, treatment bay, dedicated triage room, waiting room, clean and dirty linen utilities and storage area
  • new TeleHealth enabled dual egress consult room
  • redevelopment of kitchen
  • improved security throughout the building to allow separation between patient, outpatient and staff areas
  • new outpatient toilet

Kununoppin Health Service:

  • upgraded Emergency Department and pathology area
  • upgraded disabled access toilet off waiting area
  • new triage room
  • improvements to the GP consultation area including sound proofing and a new medication room for the GP
  • upgraded fully assisted bathrooms and ensuites for inpatients
  • new patient laundry
  • refurbished kitchen

Quairading Health Service:

  • expanded Emergency Department to provide a resuscitation bay and acute treatment bay, pathology bay and clean utility
  • new triage room 
  • enlarged staff station
  • new multipurpose dual egress consultation room 
  • introduction of secure access for staff to staff areas
  • new disabled toilet for residents in acute care
  • new medical records storage room and upgraded communications room
  • upgraded kitchen ventilation and extraction

Boddington Health Service:

  • new dedicated room for triage
  • upgraded main entrance and refurbished waiting area
  • relocation of staff reception area
  • new disabled toilet near waiting area
  • new communications room
  • redeveloped and upgraded kitchen

Small hospitals - Stage 4

Construction of Bruce Rock, Kellerberrin, Narembeen, Corrigin and Kondinin Health Services has commenced. Redevelopment of Dumbleyung, Williams and Mukinbudin health services are due to commence during 2017. All health services will be progressively completed during 2017 and 2018. The refurbishments include:

Bruce Rock Memorial Health Service:

  • new ambulance entrance, driveway and set down area close to the Emergency Department
  • new main entry with accessible ramp and public toilet off the waiting area
  • new triage room off the waiting area, plus main reception area
  • one refurbished multipurpose consult room and a new mental health consult room
  • new ensuite and upgraded shower and toilet in the inpatient area
  • refurbished patient laundry in the aged care area
  • new courtyard attached to palliative care area
  • refurbished kitchen

Kellerberrin Memorial Health Service:

  • new clean utility room added to the Emergency Department
  • conversion of a staff resource room into a triage assessment room
  • upgraded TeleHealth-enabled, multipurpose consultation room
  • new accessible toilet 
  • upgraded kitchen
  • upgraded reception and waiting area

Narembeen Memorial Health Service:

  • improved multipurpose consult room
  • upgraded main entrance and waiting area
  • refurbished kitchen

Corrigin Health Service:

  • new resuscitation room and triage room for Emergency Department
  • enlarged staff station and upgraded clean utility area 
  • conversion of patient bathroom into a public accessible toilet
  • three new multipurpose consultation rooms 
  • refurbished kitchen

Kondinin Health Service:

  • improved outpatient care areas with new multipurpose consultation room
  • new palliative care room with outdoor area 
  • new staff offices
  • new staff dining room
  • upgraded kitchen

Dumbleyung Memorial Health Service:

  • new multipurpose consultation and treatment room in the Emergency Department
  • conversion of existing spaces into clinical office accommodation
  • TeleHealth facilities added to an existing consultation room

Williams Health Centre:

  • new entry, reception and waiting area
  • new disabled access public toilet
  • new emergency treatment bay and three multipurpose consultation rooms
  • new ambulance set down area
  • new multi-function meeting room, staff offices and workstations
  • new store rooms and cleaner's area
  • new staff toilet and shower area

Mukinbudin Health Centre:

  • new entry, reception and waiting area
  • new disabled access public toilet
  • new emergency treatment bay and three multipurpose consultation rooms
  • new ambulance set down area
  • new multi-function meeting room, staff offices and workstations
  • new store rooms and cleaner's area
  • new staff toilet and shower area