Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is a 337 bed service that provides Cardiac services to a wide catchment across southern NSW and north-eastern Victoria. The total catchment population is approximately 250,000 people, with 150,000 in the regional catchment including local government areas (LGA) of Albury, Wodonga, Greater Hume, Federation, Towong and Indigo. These communities use AWH as their main acute service, accessing AWH for emergency care, Coronary Angiography and interventional procedures.
There is a range of services to support patients and their families with Cardiac illness. These include:
- Cardiac Clinic
- Cardiac Cath Lab
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Chronic Disease Management programs
Patient information links:
National Heart Foundation
Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (Cath Lab)
The 2011 Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) service plan identified the need to establish cardiac catheter services for the area with approximately 1,600 potential procedures annually. Funding of $5m was announced in August 2013 by the then-opposition liberal government for the development of a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory for Albury Wodonga Health. This funding was confirmed in the 2014 Commonwealth budget.
The Cardiac Cath Lab vision was realized this year with our first diagnostic Angiogram undertaken in July. In conjunction with our Tertiary partner St Vincent’s we are able to provide a full suite of Cath Lab services.
Last updated: 05-12-2018