Wollongong Private Hospital
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Latest News

Wollongong Private Hospital Reinvents Day Surgery in the Digital Age
Jul 02, 2018
Less than three years since opening, Ramsay Health Care formally announces plans to expand Wollongong Private Hospital with the construction of a new standalone day surgery and separate cardiac catheter lab. The multimillion dollar project, which has received approval from the NSW Ministry of Health, will see the development housed on Level 5, within the current hospital footprint.


Cochlear implants aid another local first at Wollongong Private Hospital
May 25, 2018
Wollongong ENT specialist, Dr Ekrem Serefli, is to complete the first cochlear implant surgery in the Illawarra at Wollongong Private Hospital later today.


Ramsay Health Care brings the da Vinci Xi Surgical System to Wollongong
May 10, 2018
Wollongong Private Hospital is pleased to announce the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, positioning the hospital as the region’s leader of robotic assisted surgery.


Cuddle Cot Donation to Wollongong Private Hospital
Apr 27, 2018
According to Stillbirth Foundation, there are six stillborn babies a day in Australia – a figure that has not reduced in 20 years.


Australia’s first orthopaedic exhibition to visit Wollongong
Feb 16, 2018
Wollongong Private Hospital is one of only a handful of NSW hospitals to host the Australian Orthopaedic Association’s first travelling Exhibition of Orthopaedics in Australia.


Abdominal Based Breast Reconstruction Surgery now at Wollongong Private Hospital
Oct 19, 2017
Women considering breast reconstruction options following a mastectomy would previously have travelled to Southern Sydney hospitals to undergo abdominal based surgery. Now Wollongong Private Hospital offers the procedure locally to privately insured patients in the Illawarra.


A Natural Born Midwife
May 05, 2017
As International Day of the Midwife approaches, Wollongong Private Hospital’s newly appointed Maternity Services Manager, Julie Walsh, reflects upon three decades working in midwifery, supporting thousands of families in the Illawarra through one of the most memorable times of their lives.


Wollongong Private Hospital Turns One
Feb 15, 2017
A year has quickly passed since Wollongong Private Hospital opened its doors, and recently the hospital celebrated its birthday with a group of little patients who also just reached this special milestone. Many of the very first babies born at Wollongong Private Hospital, along with the hospital’s first inpatients, revisited the facility to join in the birthday celebrations.


Robotic technology to advance spinal surgery at Wollongong Private Hospital
Nov 10, 2016
Wollongong Private Hospital is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System for complex spinal surgery.


Heartfelt Camera Donation to Wollongong Private Hospital
Oct 14, 2016
As a volunteer Heartfelt Photographer, Nicole Akhurst, has given the gift of professional photographic memories to many families in the Illawarra, affected by the pain of pregnancy loss.