Cooma hospital redevelopment lead design team appointed
Following the NSW Government’s commitment of $10 million for the Cooma Hospital Redevelopment the lead design team has been appointed.
The Member for Monaro John Barilaro and Member of the Legislative Council Bronnie Taylor welcomed the appointment consisting of:
- Project Managers – Johnstaff Projects
- Architects – IPMS
- Cost Planners – Altus Group Cost Management.
“This is an exciting day for the Cooma community as we progress towards the $10million redevelopment of the Cooma Hospital,” said Mr Barilaro.
“Works will include a revamp of the Emergency Department, the maternity ward and radiology services, as well as see a new ambulatory care centre.”
“The project will ensure the Cooma Hospital can deliver contemporary models of care into the future; the $10 million investment was an election commitment and I am pleased to see this being delivered.”
The lead design team will work in consultation with Health Infrastructure, Southern NSW Local Health District management, staff, clinicians and community representatives to further define the scope.
Mrs Taylor said the project is a game changer for Cooma Hospital, ensuring local patients receive quality care well into the future.
“The Cooma hospital is at the heart of our community and I am pleased this project is moving forward. The redevelopment will be of great benefit to the patients but also staff who can have a facility they can be proud of.”