Calvary Hospital is a heritage listed, four hundred bed private hospital, located in Lenah Valley, Hobart, Tasmania. The hospital offers a wide range of health care services in departments such as; accident & emergency, cardiac centre, the angiography suite, coronary care, endoscopy unit, critical care unit, health information, maternity & women’s health, pastoral care, pre-admission and operating theatres.
MDA Consulting Engineers have been engaged by Health Projects International, to upgrade the following central services; communications, electrical, fire, hydraulic, mechanical, medical gases and section J to the hospitals operating theatres, CSSD, day surgery & recovery, staff offices, meeting rooms and lounge areas.
The project revolves around renovating the existing theatre and recovery wings, which are being converted to multi-functional specialist areas. A new wing has also been proposed which will consist of eight new theatres and a CSSD complex. Upgrading the power distribution as well as adding new thermal plant is also part of the project.
Having developed a strong working relationship with Calvary Health Care, MDA have had the opportunity to work on previous projects such as; the drug & alcohol rehabilitation wing, power infrastructure upgrading and high level review of theatre air-conditioning.