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CONS-UN
Consult Room - Universal Access
B.0340 -
Inpatient Accommodation Unit
PROC-20
Procedure Room, 20m2
SHD
Shower - Accessible, 4m2
SHPT
Shower - Patient, 4m2
STDR-10
Medication Room, 10m2
WCPT
Toilet - Patient, 4m2
PROC-16
Procedure Room, 16m2
BATH
Bathroom
BPPE
Bay - PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
CLUR-12
Clean Utility/ Medication Room, 12m2
DTUR-14
Dirty Utility, 14m2
ECHO
Echocardiography - Trans-oesophageal
GYAH-45
Gymnasium, 45m2
GYAH-60
Gymnasium, 60m2
HYDP
Hydrotherapy Pool
INTF
Interview Room
STRT
Stress Testing
TRMT
Treatment Room
DTUR-10
Dirty Utility, 10m2
TRMT-CHE
Treatment Bay - Chemotherapy, 9m2
WCAC
Toilet - Accessible, 6m2
WCPU-3
Toilet - Public, 3m2
WCST
Toilet - Staff, 3m2
ADLBR
ADL Bed Room
DTUR-12
Dirty Utility, 12m2
DTUR-S
Dirty Utility - Sub, 8m2
PLST
Plaster Room
PODTR-12
Podiatry Treatment, 12m2
PODTR-14
Podiatry Treatment, 14m2
CLAB
Catheter Laboratory Procedure Room
CLCRT
Catheter Lab Control / Reporting Room
CLUP-7
Clean-up Room, 7m2
CLUR-8
Clean Utility/ Medication Room - Sub, 8m2
CLUR-14
Clean Utility/ Medication Room, 14m2
CONS
Consult Room
AUDIO
Audiology Testing Room
BHWS-A
Bay - Handwashing, Type A
BHWS-B
Bay - Handwashing, Type B
BHWS-PPE
Bay - Handwashing / PPE
ADLB
ADL Bathroom
ADLD
ADL Dining / Lounge
ADLK-ENC
ADL Kitchen - Enclosed
ADLK-OP
ADL Kitchen - Open Bay
ADLL
ADL Laundry
AHDR
After Hours Drug Store
ANCRT
Angiography Control/ Reporting Room
ANPR
Angiography Procedure Room
ANSS
Angiography Sterile Store/ Set-up
NBGC
Neonatal Bay - General Care, 5m2
NBICU
Neonatal Bay - Intensive Care, 12m2
NBSC
Neonatal Bay - Special Care, 10m2
B.0140 -
Allied Health Therapy Unit
B.0155 -
Ambulatory Care Unit
B.0170 -
Cardiac Investigation Unit
B.0255 -
Community Health
BHWS-C
Bay - Handwashing, Type C
B.0490 -
Hospital Mortuary Autopsy Unit

News (last 12 months)

Date published Monday, December 2, 2019

The AusHFG website photo carousel has been updated with images of the following health facilites:

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital – Silver Thomas Hanley / Hames Sharley / Hassell Architects
  • Gold Coast University Hospital – Silver Thomas Hanley / PDT / Hassell Architects
  • Bendigo Hospital – Silver Thomas Hanley / Bates Smart Architects
  • VCCC – Silver Thomas Hanley /... More Details
Date published Monday, November 18, 2019

An updated revision of HPU 390 Neonatal Care Unit (Revision 7, November 2019) has been uploaded. The revised version has been informed by an extensive consultation process with clinical experts and consumer representatives.

Key changes to the document include:

Date published Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The AusHFG website image carousel has today been updated to showcase examples of Arts in Health.

In 2016 NSW Health committed a Health & the Arts Framework, adopting the national definition for the concept as referring “broadly to the practice of applying creative, participatory or receptive arts interventions to health problems and health promoting settings to create health and... More Details

Date published Tuesday, July 9, 2019

An updated revision of HPU360 Intensive Care Unit (Revision 7, July 2019) has been uploaded. The revised version has been informed by an extensive consultation process with clinical and technical experts.

Key changes to the document include:

  • general update to the content and flow of information;... More Details
Date published Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Following extensive consultation processes with clinical and technical experts, the following resources have been uploaded:

Update to HPU 300 Emergency Unit

An updated health planning unit, HPU 300 Emergency Unit (Revision 7), has been uploaded. Key changes to the document include:

  • general revision of content with a focus on optimising the patient... More Details
Date published Friday, February 1, 2019

The following updated health planning units (HPUs) have been uploaded:

  • 134 – Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • 135 – Older Peoples Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • 136 – Non Acute Inaptient Mental Health Unit
  • 137 – Mental Health Intensive Care Unit.

These HPUs describe the operational, functional and design requirements for a range... More Details