Monash Health will receive $7.2 million to replace vital equipment and carry out essential infrastructure upgrades at the Monash Medical Centre and Casey Hospital.
Part of the $7.2 million Monash Health funding will be allocated to replace its neurosurgical operating room microscope, the echocardiography unit in the cardiac operating room and a stereotactic unit at the Monash Medical Centre in Clayton.
An upgrade to the main lifts at the Monash Medical Centre will also be undertaken.
The Monash Medical Centre in Clayton is a vital health service for residents in Waverley and this funding will assist in ensuring equipment and facilities are modern and fit-for-purpose.
The grant is part of $60 million in grants for Victorian hospital upgrades announced by the Premier of Victoria, Hon. Dr Denis Napthine MP. The funding is part of the Victorian Coalition Government’s Securing Our Health System 2012-13 Budget initiative and a further $60 million will be allocated to the program in the forthcoming 2013-14 State Budget.