Cairns Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Media Releases

Ramsay brings new depression treatment to far north patients
Oct 04, 2019
A treatment for depression that focuses a magnetic field to stimulate the brain is now available to people in Cairns for the first time.


Cairns Private Hospital cares for almost 20,000 heart patients in 20 years
Sep 10, 2019
Cairns Private Hospital is celebrating 20 years of providing crucial cardiac services to the community through its cardiac catheterisation laboratory.


Cairns Day Surgery delivers eye surgery through experienced FIFO doctors
Aug 30, 2019
Retinal surgery is now available at Cairns Day Surgery, following the arrival of two new experienced surgeons in the region.


New skin cancer treatment for Cairns sufferers
Mar 18, 2019
One of the most effective skin cancer surgical treatments is now available for skin cancer sufferers in Cairns.


New cancer surgeon offers extra help for women in Cairns
Feb 21, 2019
Cairns women will now have regular access to a gynaecological cancer surgeon for the first time in the region.


‘Happy Birthday’ da Vinci
Nov 16, 2018
This month Cairns Private Hospital will celebrate the 1st Birthday of its da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System.


Happy Birthday Know My Midwife
Aug 23, 2018
The ‘Know My Midwife’ program celebrates its 1st Birthday on 21st August 2018 at Cairns Private Hospital. To mark the occasion the centre is hosting an afternoon tea on Monday 3rd of September 2018 at 1pm in the Ground Floor Meeting room at Cairns Private Hospital.


New Cath Lab
Mar 09, 2018
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.


Robotic Surgery Coming to Cairns
Oct 06, 2017
Cairns prostate cancer sufferers will now be able to access the most advanced surgical treatment available with Cairns Private Hospital announcing the imminent installation of the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical Robot System.


Cairns Private Hospital’s largest redevelopment has been officially opened
Nov 10, 2015
Cairns Private Hospital’s largest redevelopment has been officially opened by Managing Director Chris Rex. The new private wing on Abbott Street now takes Cairns Private Hospital to a total of 150 beds and provides dedicated Orthopaedic, Surgical and Rehabilitation units. Work has now commenced on the renovation of the Maternity unit that includes 3 dedicated Birth Suites and a new Special Care Nursery. Many of the remaining shared accommodation are also being converted to private rooms.