Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 22 September 2005) . . Page.. 3670 ..
• efficiencies in nurse and medical care with enhanced work flows and work processes ensuring improved discharge planning;
• larger and better equipped High Dependency Unit including high dependency isolation;
• Quiet Room and improved interview rooms for parents;
• separate space for children with immune deficiency and cancers to play safely and without risk of infection from others; and
• improved storage of paediatric equipment ensuring greater longevity and fewer breakages.
Calvary Hospital—capital expenditure(Question No 525)
Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 24 August 2005:
• Why was there nil capital expenditure as at the end of March on the forward design to refurbish the ICU and CCU at the Calvary Hospital;
• What was the total amount of expenditure on this project as at the end of the 2004-05 financial year;
• What is the delay with completing this project and when will it be completed.
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
• A decision was made that it would be inappropriate to go forward with the design of a facility without knowing the outcomes of both the ACT Clinical Services Plan and The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital Master Planning exercise.
• $48,000 has been spent to date.
• The project is currently on hold pending finalisation of the Clinical Services Plan and service modelling. When this has been finalised, the project will be reviewed and preliminary conceptual design undertaken.
Belconnen arts centre(Question No 526)
Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Indigenous Affairs, upon notice, on 24 August 2005:
• What has been delivered for the $12 000 of capital expenditure as at the end of the 2004-05 March Quarter on the Belconnen Arts Centre;
• What was the total amount of funds expended on this project as at the end of the 2004-05 financial year;