Hos­pi­tal opens kids’ can­cer unit

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

TOWNSVILLE Hos­pi­tal will to­day of­fi­cially open the first pae­di­atric on­col­ogy unit out­side Bris­bane as part of the health fa­cil­ity’s $ 67.5 mil­lion can­cer cen­tre ex­pan­sion. Hos­pi­tal staff got a sneak peek at the unit in March, which will act as a satel­lite ser­vice to the Lady Ci­lento Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal in South Bris­bane, where most of the state’s pae­di­atric on­col­ogy care is de­liv­ered. Fed­eral Health Min­is­ter Sus­san Ley MP ( pic­tured) will of­fi­cially open the en­tire hos­pi­tal’s re­de­vel­op­ment to­day, which in­cludes the Townsville Can­cer Cen­tre, Pathol­ogy Queens­land, South Block and Townsville Sub- Acute Care Unit.

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