The NSW Government announced $835 million for the expansion of the John Hunter and John Hunter Children’s Hospitals through the development of the John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct. The project will provide additional capacity for the delivery of contemporary, patient-centred models of care.

The redevelopment will deliver: 
  • A new seven-storey Acute Services Building housing:
    • A new and expanded emergency department
    • New and expanded critical care services for both adult and paediatrics
    • New operating theatres, interventional and imaging services
    • A new birthing suite and inpatient maternity unit
    • A Neonatal intensive care unit and special care nursery
    • Larger and redeveloped inpatient units providing single and twin rooms
    • Increased interventional and imaging services
    • Clinical and non-clinical support services
    • Improved road access to the campus
    • Rooftop helipad 
  • Expansion and refurbishment of the existing facility to deliver:
    • Two adult inpatient units
    • Pharmacy services
    • Food services
    • Hospital executive and service administration space
    • Support services
Below: Artists Impressions of the JHHIP