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Sunshine Rising!

Sunshine is set to undergo a major transformation over the coming years, with Brimbank City Council signing off on a number of landmark projects. A draft action plan is now available for review. The plan outlines a road map on where council will funnel its resources over the next years. The plan is now available for public […]

Joan Kirner Women’s & Children’s Hospital Opens!

From 15th May 2019 women’s and children’s services will be provided in the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s at Sunshine Hospital. This facility will provide inpatient and outpatient women’s and children’s services in a family friendly environment and enable more women and families in Melbourne’s west to give birth and access children’s services closer to home.

This new multi-storey facility features 20 labour delivery rooms, 39 Special Care Nursery cots, 64 women’s inpatient beds, 32 children’s inpatient beds, four operating theatres and additional outpatient clinics. As part of the project, 55 existing acute adult inpatient beds at Sunshine Hospital will also be refurbished.

The Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s is located on the eastern side of the Sunshine Hospital site, in between the Radiotherapy Centre and the Community Based Rehabilitation Centre.