Frankston Private Hospital is centrally located within the Frankston Health and Education Precinct, adjacent to Monash University and Frankston Public Hospital.
Frankston Private Hospital was officially opened in 2017 after the almagamation of two existing businesses, Frankston Private Day Surgery (FPDS) and Peninsula Oncology Centre (POC).
Healthscope acquired these businesses in 2014 and has completed the process to bring both business under one name and has developed the site into our new hospital.
Coastal Conference Centre is a dedicated conference facility located on the 3rd Floor level of Frankston Private Hospital.
This space is available for rental for community groups and conference events.
Capable of accommodating approximately 40 people, the center has AV and kitchenette facilities onsite.
Bookings can be made through reception at Frankston Private Hospital. For further information click here.
The theatre suite is located on Level 2 of the Frankston Private Hospital building, adjacent to the DOSA (Day of Surgery Admissions area) the perioperative service caters for a broad range of surgeries including:
- Day cardiology procedures
- General Surgery
- Minor general
- Oral surgery
- Pain management procedures
Originally Frankston Private Day Surgery (FPDS) was established in 2006, Since then the business has grown to become the busiest endoscopy center in the peninsula area.
Located on the ground floor of the Frankston Private hospital, this dedicated infusions and oncology centre has an established history in caring for Frankston and Peninsula patients.
Originally called Peninsula Oncology Centre (POC) was established in 2006. The business has grown to become one of the busiest oncology centers in the Peninsula area.
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Health Minister Greg Hunt officially opens Frankston Private Hospital
Recognising the growing need for dedicated healthcare services in Melbourne’s southern and peninsula communities, Healthscope has developed Frankston Private Hospital to better enable patient access to local private care.
Federal Health Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP together with Healthscope Chairman Paula Dwyer, officially opened the state-of-the-art facility today.
Paula Dwyer, Healthscope Chairman explained that Frankston Private Hospital demonstrates Healthscope’s commitment to invest in the provision of private healthcare to the community.
“Healthscope has committed $1.2 billion to an investment pipeline that will further grow our capacity to deliver dedicated healthcare to Australians,” explains Ms Dwyer.
The facility, acquired by leading Australian healthcare provider Healthscope in 2014, was previously two separate, day procedure focussed, healthcare facilities.
“Our vision for Frankston Private Hospital was to create a state-of-the-art, dedicated private acute healthcare facility that can grow with the increasing demand placed on local healthcare services,” explained Ms Dwyer.
Frankston Private Hospital comprises 101 overnight and day patient-beds as well as five operating theatres and a state-of-the-art day infusion and oncology centre.
“Situated in one of the highest population growth areas in Victoria, Frankston Private Hospital together with our recently opened $140 million Holmesglen Private Hospital in Moorabbin, will allow our network to provide dedicated quality healthcare across Melbourne’s bayside down to the southern peninsula and across to the Greater Dandenong, Casey and Monash,” explains Ms Dwyer.
Frankston Private Hospital provides a range of specialist services including orthopaedics, urology, general surgery and endoscopy, gynaecology, ophthalmology, minor plastics, oral maxillofacial and dental surgery along with oncology, medical and pain management.
“Servicing a growing population, Frankston Private Hospital has the capacity to grow to meet demand, ensuring that residents of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula have dedicated, quality healthcare, close to home, for many years to come,” said Ms Dwyer.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said the new hospital would provide quality care to patients in the South East region.
“The hospital is well-placed to provide an exceptional health service to meet the healthcare needs of local residents,” Minister Hunt said.
“Frankston Private will form part of the Frankston Health and Education Precinct, which incorporates Frankston Public Hospital and Monash University and provides vital training to our future doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals.”
“The Government is committed to providing a mixed model of private and public health services to all Australians, bringing them choice and encouraging innovation in health care services.”
Federal Member for Dunkley Chris Crewther said the development of Frankston Private Hospital represented a significant investment in the future health and wellbeing of local residents.
“Having these services available locally is important as it means patients can choose to have their treatment here instead of travelling to Melbourne.”
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Healthscope is a leading private healthcare provider in Australia with 45 hospitals and 48 medical centres including skin clinics and a specialist breast clinic. We also have market leading international pathology operations across New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. We believe in the provision of quality healthcare for our patients. Our team of over 18,000 employees understand that healthcare is a special business, 24/7, 365 days a year our team provide quality care and positively contribute to the clinical outcomes of our patients.
Frankston Private Hospital overview:
The brand new Frankston Private Hospital is an amalgamation of Frankston Private Day Surgery and Peninsula Oncology. Frankston Private Hospital provides a range of specialist services including orthopaedics, urology, general surgery and endoscopy, gynaecology, ophthalmology, minor plastics, medical, oral maxillofacial and dental surgery along with oncology, pain management.
Frankston Private Hospital employs over 140 clinical and non-clinical staff and works together with over 150 medical specialists
Construction of Frankston Private Hospital commenced in 2015 and completed in March 2017.
Healthscope appointed Watpac to undertake the building and fit out of Frankston Private Hospital.
The hospital first stage development opened April 2017, providing a fully functional 60 bed facility to meet the strong community demand for local high quality healthcare services.
Frankston Private Hospital is well placed to meet the healthcare needs of Melbourne’s south eastern, bayside and peninsula suburbs now and well into the future.