Skip links and keyboard navigation

Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our history

A brief history of Logan Hospital

  • 16 May 1990 – Logan Community Hospital officially opened by then Queensland Premier Wayne Goss
    • 90 bed community hospital (Stage 1)
      • Accident & emergency
      • Surgical services
      • Internal medicine
      • Paediatrics
      • Psychiatry
      • Dental and Oral Health Clinic
  • July 1993 - Stage 2 opened by Queensland Premier Wayne Goss to deliver an extra 93 beds.
    • Obstetrics and gynaecology, for inpatients and outpatients:
      • 30 bed obstetrics ward
      • 4 room birthing suite
      • nursery
      • antenatal clinic
    • Paediatrics:
      • 25 bed children’s ward
      • paediatric therapies area for all branches of allied health
      • 30 bed surgical ward allowing scope for increasing gynaecology, orthopaedics, surgical and medical capacity
      • Critical care services:
      • 3 bed intensive care unit
      • 5 bed coronary care unit
    • Clinical support services:
      • two additional operating theatres
      • upgraded radiology, pathology and ultrasound services
  • 8 October 1993 - Maternity, Intensive Care, Coronary Care and Paediatric services transitioned from QEII Hospital to Logan Hospital. The hospital tripled in size virtually overnight.
    • The first baby was born to “Cheryl”. The baby boy was Cheryl’s third child and weighed in at 3200grams.
  • 8 July 1995 - Stage 3A – Officially opened by Minister for Health Hon Jim Elder
    • Additional 20 obstetrics beds and 2 birthing suites
    • 8 cot Special Care Nursery
    • 2 theatre day surgery unit
    • CT (computerised tomography) scanner
    • expansion of medical imaging, pharmacy and emergency departments
    • Logan Hospital had grown to 196 beds. Average of 6 births and 57 hospital admissions per day.
  • 2 February 2000 - Stage 4 Ward Block - Officially opened by then Queensland Premier Hon Peter Beattie, including a new ward block, additional operating theatres, new housing for outpatients, pharmacy, pathology and a new enhanced clinical services area.
  • 11 August 2000 - Stage 4 - officially opened by then Minister for Health Hon Wendy Edmond
  • 2000 – Logan celebrates its 10th birthday! By this time, the hospital had grown to 312 beds
  • 2005 – Healthy Hearing Program was introduced
  • 21 April 2006 - MRI Machine officially opened by Minister for Health Hon Stephen Robertson
  • November 2014 - New $145.24 million building is opened: a new emergency department, an expanded children’s inpatient unit and, for the first time, a rehabilitation unit.
  • May 7 2011 - The hospital celebrated its 21st anniversary by officially opening the newly refurbished Logan Hospital Ambulatory Services Building (Building 2).
  • April 2018 - Children’s chemotherapy introduced at Logan Hospital in partnership with Queensland Children’s Hospital.
  • October 2019 – Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles announces a $460 million expansion for Logan Hospital
  • January 2020 – New 28-bed medical ward opens after being craned into place in October 2019.
  • March 2020 – Mental Health Lounge opens within the Emergency Department.
Last updated 11 May 2020
Last reviewed 11 May 2020