Patients in Armidale will have easier and better access to health services with the construction of the $6.3 million Ambulatory Care and Chemotherapy building.
NSW health minister Jillian Skinner visited the site for inspection on August 8, commenting that the facility would ensure easier access for patients to streamlined health services.
"The NSW government is committed to ensuring health services in this state meet the needs of our growing regional communities and today is an important day for the future of cancer and ambulatory care services in this region," she said.
"This new facility will greatly enhance Armidale Hospital’s capacity to treat cancer patients from Armidale and neighbouring districts."
The building will include specialist consulting rooms for surgeons, renal physicians and obstetrics, anaesthetists, surgeons and gynaecology; and services for chemotherapy and chronic diseases.
These will include ambulatory care services, such as specialist consulting rooms for surgeons, anaesthetists, renal physicians and obstetrics and gynaecology; and chronic disease services, including dietician services; and
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