Newcastle Mater Hospital PPP Project

Novacare Consortium – joint venture of PTW Architects and Suters Architects

The redevelopment of Health Services for the Newcastle Mater Hospital was NSW’s first Public Private Partnership between Health Administration Corporation and the Novacare Consortium. PTW Architects working in association with Suters Architects were the primary  consultants for the design, documentation and construction inspection services for these redevelopment works.

The first stage, (south block) incorporated three 30 bed wards (surgical, medical and oncology), the interventional suite (operating suites and day procedures), the medical centre and medical day unit, back of house services (catering, linen, engineering, supply and waste departments) and radiotherapy services. There are three additional radiotherapy bunkers and linear accelerators, and new brachytherapy facilities along with patient care and office facilities.

The second stage, incorporated the emergency and ICU departments, medical records, imaging departments, nuclear medicine and office accommodation for hospital administration, allied health and corporate services.