Pindara Private Hospital History
Pindara is an aboriginal name meaning “high place”
||Pindara was built by Allan and Gwen Ramsay. At the time the hospital offered approximately 64 beds and 3 operating theatres
||Australian Hospital Care Limited purchased Pindara
||First Private Emergency Department in Australia established
||Operating theatres were upgraded and the number increased from 4 to 5
||47 bed wing (Maternity/Surgical and medical beds) added
||Pindara Day Procedure Centre opened
||New 12 bed Critical Care Unit
||Purchased by Mayne Health
||Purchased by Affinity Health
||Building of Cardiac Cath Lab, new CSD, 6th operating theatre added
||Purchased by Ramsay Health Care
||Expansion of Neonatal Nursery from 4 to 16 cots
||East Wing Upgrade-refurbishment of 80 beds
||Pindara Emergency Centre celebrates 21 years
Commencement of Stage 1 major redevelopment project including
- a 50 bed ward
- four additional operating theatres
- A suite of specialists’ rooms
- A multi storey car park
||Stage one of the redevelopment completed. New 13 Paediatrics ward and new surgical ward opened.
Stage 2 Development officially opened and named the Dr David Lindsay Wing
This 5 story wing features:
- 5 new wards – 2 new 29 bed surgical wards, a 24 bed Neurosciences Unit with 4 bed Close Observation Unit; and a 29 bed Oncology Unit) bringing the total number of licensed beds at Pindara to 348.
- 2 operating theatres (including a cutting edge Hybrid theatre)
- New state-of- the- art kitchen facilities
||Pindara Rehabilitation Unit opened
Pindara Renal Unit opened
Pindara Chronic Pain Unit opened
||2 new operating theatres opened bringing the total number of theatres onsite to 19.
A major renovation and expansion project commences to triple the size of the Pindara Emergency Centre.
Pindara is now the centre of the busiest private healthcare precinct on the Gold Coast and prides itself on offering medical and hospital services that are of the highest standard possible.