North West Private Welcomes Robotic Technology - Media Release

Dr Brian Meade with CEO of North West, Chris Murphy

Dr Meade is excited to announce he will now offer robotic surgery options for his patients! 


The robotic surgical assistant Da Vinci Xi has arrived at North West Private Hospital in Everton Park, helping support the latest surgical capabilities.


"Colorectal surgeon Dr Brian Meade performed the first surgery utilising the Da Vinci Xi robot at North West in mid-May."



“For me, it’s about instrument advancements – it enhances ergonomics and my visualisation of tissues. It’s much easier to control instruments and optics and improves dexterity and suturing in tight spaces,” Dr Meade said.


Read the full story here



North West Private Hospital Parking Update


The new multi-level car park at North West Private Hospital is NOW OPEN and free for our patients.  






Changes to Private Health Cover Tiers


As of 1 April 2020, your private health insurance cover will be simplified into "tiers" of coverage - Basic, Bronze, Silver and Gold. 


For any procedures with Dr Meade, it is essential that you have private hospital cover in order to claim some of the costs of your procedure. Dr Meade operates at North West Private Hospital and The Wesley Hospital, both of which are private hospitals. 


It is also important for to understand what your fund covers according to these new tiers. Please call your health fund before proceeding with any surgery to ensure that you are covered and what out of pocket costs to expect.  


You will receive a quote for Dr Meade's fees and item numbers for the procedure, which can be provided to your fund to check your coverage.






Bowel Cancer Australia Awareness Month


June 2023 is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.


We are proud to partner with Bowel Cancer Australia to help raise funds for bowel cancer awareness.


During the month of June, we will be selling fundraiser ribbons at our clinics. We will also have available handy information, tips, and dietary advice supplied by Bowel Cancer Australia.