Royal Prince Alfred Hospital one of eight Australian hospitals to make the top 100 globally

RPA named among world's 100 top hospitals

June 2019

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital one of eight Australian hospitals to make the top 100 globally

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital one of eight Australian hospitals to make the top 100 globally

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital has been named among the top 100 hospitals in the world in Newsweek’s 2019 World’s Best Hospitals list.

RPA was one of eight Australian hospitals to make the top 100 globally, chosen from a list of the world’s best 1000 hospitals based on medical recommendations, patient surveys and medical performance indicators.

Within Australia, RPA tied in second place from a list of the 42 most outstanding hospitals in the nation. 

RPA was only one of two Sydney hospitals to make the top 10. 

This result would not be possible without the skills, dedication and compassion of our amazing staff, who take great pride in delivering the very best healthcare possible, each and every day.

“Thank you for all that you do in making a positive difference to our patients and their families through your outstanding clinical care, research, innovation and support,” Sydney Local Health District Chief Executive Dr Teresa Anderson AM said.

RPA is one of Australia’s premier tertiary and quaternary referral hospitals serving a local and referral population from across the state, country and South Pacific.

Since its foundation more than 135 years ago, RPA has a record of pioneering innovative techniques, treatments and complex interventions, including Australia’s first aortic valve replacement, first liver transplant and first nuclear medicine department, among many others.

RPA has a national and international reputation for excellence, established through the efforts of staff in patient care, teaching, research and support services.

To learn more about the Newsweek 2019 World’s Best Hospitals list see https://www.newsweek.com/best-hospitals-2019

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