About LifehouseThe Lifehouse visionProf Chris O'BrienThe future facilityBoard of DirectorsExecutive teamGrantsFinancialsHow you can helpEventsNews and MediaBlogInspiring StoriesSubscribe to newsletterPublicationsCorporate PartnersCareersContact Lifehouse The future facility The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at RPA will transform cancer treatment for Australians in an environment thriving on discovery, research and uncompromising care, building on the services provided at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Lifehouse will offer the latest research and technology, advanced medical and complementary therapies, as well as emotional support and sanctuary all in one place with a holistic patient centric model of care providing services for public and private patients. Patient focused care has increasingly demonstrated better patient outcomes in addition to a more effective and efficient health care system. We are not just about building a new facility; we are about creating a new organisation with the patient at the centre of everything we do. The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at RPA will provide uncompromising care for everyone affected by cancer. This is what drives us and underpins everything we do, a team of people working together to be source of energy, innovation, inspiration, knowledge, guidance and support.The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at RPA will combine all facets of clinical care; surgery, medical and radiation oncology, research, integrative medicine and support services for patients, their families and carers to ensure better outcomes for everyone living with cancer. When completed, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at RPA will include a full range of ambulatory and inpatient cancer treatment services including: Ambulatory clinics Chemotherapy Radiation therapies Day surgery Integrative medicine (includes evidenced based complementary therapies) Research labs Imaging facilities Pathology collection Psychosocial and support services The Australian Federal Government has provided $160M in funding, in addition to the New South Wales Government providing the leasehold over the land on Missenden Road, Camperdown. Demolition of the site commenced in 2010 and the facility is due for completion in mid 2013. The cancer services currently being provided by the Sydney Cancer Centre will transition into the new integrated Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at RPA.