Cairns Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

New Cath Lab

New Cath Lab

Cairns Private Hospital has just opened its new Cath Lab that features a laser guided-x ray and robotic arm. The new GE Discovery IGS 730 hybrid vascular laboratory uses advanced imagery and allows for robotic manoeuvrability. It offers clinicians a new way of treating cardiac and vascular patients using minimally invasive techniques. Cairns Private Hospital has performed more than 12,000 procedures over the past 20 years including angiograms, stents, pacemakers and implanting defibrillators. The new laboratory will expand on that range of services and allow clinicians to perform other advanced procedures previously not offered in the region including electrophysiology and structural heart repairs. The new service will mean vascular and aortic procedures can be done faster and more safely for patients, making patient stays more comfortable.

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Robotic Program

Robotic surgery continues to shape the way in which surgical procedures are performed across Australia. It is widely accepted as an advanced form of minimally invasive surgery resulting in a faster recovery allowing patients to return to work and their regular daily activities more quickly, whilst experiencing reduced pain and an improved cosmetic result due to small incisions resulting in less scarring.

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Initiatives to improve your care

Our Net Promoter Score:

75
NPS Score

Net Promoter Score

Net Promoter Score surveys help us to understand how well we are meeting patient expectations, and to identify any areas needing improvement.

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Cardiac Care

The Ramsay Rule

An initiative that allows patients, their relatives, or carers, to call for rapid assistance when they believe something is ‘not right’ with the clinical condition of the patient.

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Cardiac Care

Speak Up for Patient Safety

An evidence-based framework which escalates awareness of patient safety and encourages staff to challenge potentially risky behaviour.

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People caring for people.

Ramsay Health Care's slogan "People Caring for People" was developed over 25 years ago and has become synonymous with the way we operate our business. We recognise that we operate in an industry where "care" is not just a value statement, but a critical part of the way we must go about our daily operations in order to meet the expectations of our customers - our patients and our staff.

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