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Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service

Artists impression of entry from Herston Road.

The Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service is the first health building that will be completed as part of the $1.1 billion redevelopment of the Herston Quarter.

In a new model of care for Queensland, STARS will provide specialist care for rehabilitation, elective surgery, endoscopy and outpatient services. It is being developed to offer a high level of patient-focused care and will help meet the increasing health demands in Queensland.

STARS comprises of nine levels of health facility, incorporating 184 in-patient beds, seven operating theatres, three endoscopy rooms, specialist consulting for a number of specialties and covered carparking. It will incorporate strong links intrinsically and physically with the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and will contribute to the globally prestigious health, education and research sectors of the Herston Health Precinct.

View from Herston Road, artists impression.

STARS will support the Queensland Government in its aim to attract and retain a high quality public health workforce which will be carefully designed to deliver:

  • maximised patient safety in a high quality environment
  • family and carer areas
  • spaces and external decks for family and friends to encourage patient rehabilitation and socialisation
  • minimal travel distances for staff to patients
  • connectivity to the external environment
  • intuitive wayfinding within the facility
  • direct access to care parking for visitors, clients and staff
  • staff control over natural and artificial lighting to all areas
  • adequate circulation spaces for people with disabilities and health issues

Construction on the state-of-the-art facility began in May 2018 and is anticipated to be completed in late 2020.

Construction timeline

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