VHH at a glance

Features of the Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian Heart Hospital will feature:

  • public and private cardiac inpatient beds
  • cardiac intensive care beds
  • same-day procedure beds
  • cardiac emergency department cubicles
  • facilities for prevention, recovery and rehabilitation
  • cardiac catheterisation laboratories
  • cardiac theatres and a sterilising unit
  • an advanced cardiac imaging centre
  • a heart rhythm centre
  • telehealth technology
  • pathology and pharmacy services

For patients, the expected benefits include:

  • a 10% reduction in average length-of-stay, so patients are able to safely
  • recover at home sooner.
  • reduced waiting times for non-urgent procedures
  • reduced need to transfer between sites or units
  • a modern facility that maximises natural light and air flow.
The Victorian Health Hospital Infographics, Cardiac statistics.