New Monash Children's Hospital


General enquiries:

Main Switch: 9594 6666

Donation and fundraising enquiries: 03 9594 2700 or email

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Project Scope

The Monash Children’s Hospital service profile will include:

  • 96 In-patient acute beds
  • 10 Paediatric Intensive care beds
  • 64 Monash Newborn cots
  • 20 Early in Life Mental Health Service beds
  • 8 Neuro Developmental Psychiatry beds
  • 20 Same-day beds
  • 12 Oncology same-day beds – 12
  • 3 Operating theatres – plus a dedicated Endoscopy Suite 
  • Sleep and Neurodiagnostic studies beds
  • Imaging Modalities – 3 modalities (MRI, Ultrasound and X-Ray)
  • Outpatient consulting rooms and Allied Health Therapy spaces
  • Dedicated Central Sterilising Services Department (CSSD)
  • Shell space for Starlight Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Kidsafe, Hoyts, Radio Lollipop, and Healesville Sanctuary


The Monash Children’s Hospital vital statistics

  • One of only two tertiary paediatric facilities for Victorian children and their families
  • Purpose-built paediatric facility where clinical services will be delivered in a child and family-friendly environment
  • 230 beds
  • The only location in Victoria which provides foetal surgery, thalassemia and paediatric cardiac electro-physiology
  • One of the biggest capital infrastructure projects underway to date for Monash Health


Interesting Construction Facts

  • 14,000 cubic metres of concrete will be used in construction
  • 1500 tonnes of reinforcement
  • 35000m2 of plasterboard will be used
  • 1000 doors will be installed
  • 35000m2 of floor finishes including vinyl and carpet
  • 35000 cubic metres of dirt will be removed
  • 2-year construction program
  • Two cranes on site