Perth (WA) opens new Aus$6m clinic:
This article was originally published in Clinica
A new outpatient clinic providing orthopaedics, podiatry, phlebotomy, diabetic services, a pre-anaesthetic clinic, X-ray services and a pharmacy is to open at the old Perth Dental Hospital (PDH), part of the Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), in Western Australia. The clinic, which cost Aus$6m (US$4.5m) to build and equip, will serve more than 1,500 people per week. Centralising outpatients at the PDH has created room at the RPH where a 30-bed trauma ward (Western Australia's first) and a modernised 10-bed burns ward will be constructed.