New Royal Adelaide Hospital

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital (new RAH) will be Australia’s most advanced hospital and the single largest infrastructure project in the State’s history. This state of the art facility will be delivered as a Public Private Partnership under the State Government’s Partnership SA Model forming part of the South Australian reformed health system. The new facility will provide world-class care for the people of South Australia.

SA Health Partnership Consortium (SAHP)

SA Health Partnership Consortium (SAHP) comprising Hansen Yuncken, Leighton Contractors, Macquarie and Spotless will undertake the financing, design, construction and operation of the non-clinical services of the hospital for 35 years.

The Hansen Yuncken – Leighton Contractors Joint Venture (HYLC) will be responsible for the Design and Construct aspect of this landmark project.

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be located in Adelaide’s west end alongside the new health and research facilities at the SA Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

By implementing the vision of world leading medical professionals, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will incorporate practical and innovative design solutions that integrate the latest cutting edge health care technology.

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital will have 800 beds including 100 same-day beds. It will have the capacity to admit around 80,000 patients per year and will be South Australia’s greenest hospital with numerous Economically Sustainable Initiatives incorporated into the design.

Other features include:

  • 100% single inpatient rooms with opening windows, natural light and access to outdoor areas and green space.
  • 40 technical suites (operating theatres).
  • Technology features including patient weighing beds, wireless technology, equipment tracking capability, and intelligent information systems such as bedside entertainment and meal ordering for patients.
  • Gardens and open green spaces throughout the site providing spaces for relaxation and healing.
  • Advanced IT systems to improve patient safety and provide improved clinical and patient information.
  • A fleet of automated vehicles to help move equipment and supplies around the hospital.
  • An underground car park with approximately 2300 bays.
  • A commercial precinct including a crèche, mini-mart, restaurant, cafes and gymnasium.

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