Specialised Teaching Hospital
Health and Education Precinct
Peninsula Health and Monash University partnership will:
- Grow our leading health research and education sector.
- Attract and train the next generation of health professionals in Frankston.
- Generate job growth 2.5 times the national average.
The proposed Frankston Hospital redevelopment and new train station are essential to making this happen.
- Strategic regeneration of a major regional hospital servicing a catchment the size of Canberra.
- 1000 jobs during construction plus 500 new professional healthcare jobs with world-leading research into emerging fields such as aged care, diabetes management, chronic disease, mental health, and treatment of addiction and social disadvantage.
Read more about the Frankston Hospital redevelopment project
In December 2020 the first sod was officially turned at Frankston Hospital on Peninsula Health’s new Academic and Research Centre.
The Centre, a multi million dollar joint venture between member organisations Monash University (Peninsula) and Peninsula Health, is expected to be completed at the end of 2021, for opening early 2022.
Read the full press release from Peninsula Health here.
On 10 September 2018, Premier Daniel Andrews announced his government if re-elected would spend $562 million redeveloping Frankston Hospital, with two matching 11-storey towers, an additional 120 beds, two new operating theatres, two floors for mental health, dedicated women’s and children’s wards, and integrated cancer centre. Work to start in 2020 with completion in 2024.