Information about Grey Base Hospital, the Integrated Family Health Centre and the West Coast Hospital Redevelopment Partnership Group.
The Government is delivering a $77.8 million new hospital and integrated family health centre in Greymouth for the West Coast community.
The 8,500 square metre facility, adjacent to the current Grey Base Hospital, includes 56 in-patient beds, three operating theatres, and an integrated family health centre to support the delivery of primary healthcare services. It will also house and support the delivery of other clinical services including a 24/7 emergency department, critical care unit, acute and planned medical and surgical services, maternity services, and outpatient care.
Construction began at the end of May 2016 and the new facility is expected to open in 2018.
Grey Base Hospital build 26 September 2017
Video supplied by the Greymouth Star.
Grey Base Hospital build 10 August 2017
Video provided by West Coast DHB
Buller Integrated Family Health Centre
Planning is also well underway for a $12 million Buller Integrated Family Health Centre in Westport.
The facility is expected to be 1632 square metres in size and will house two emergency beds, one maternity bed, six medical beds, and one palliative care bed. Adult dental services will be integrated into the family health centre, which will also include a range of outpatient, community and primary care services including GPs, Practice Nurses, and Allied Health.
The facility is expected to be completed in mid-2019.
More information on the redevelopment project is available on the West Coast DHB website.
- Partnership Group welcomes construction beginning for new Grey Base Hospital
- Extra $9.7m for West Coast redevelopment – Beehive website