It is used by the University of New England's new Rural Medical School students and tutors and has attracted a strong contingent of medical specialists.
The Armidale Public Hospital has recently undergone an $18 million redevelopment including upgrades of its Intensive Care and Renal Dialysis Units. The hospital has a surgical ward, medical ward, paediatric ward, obstetric unit, day surgery unit, rehabilitation ward, psychiatric unit and intensive care unit.
A privately operated recent generation CT scanner is located in close proximity to the hospital. There are over 30 general practitioners in Armidale who form a friendly and close-knit medical community that interacts well both professionally and socially.
It includes a 32- bed ward area and two operating theatres.
The Armidale Private Hospital is located adjacent to the public hospital and was opened in 1998. It includes a 32- bed ward area and two operating theatres.
Currently the private hospital has local specialist physicians, paediatricians, an orthopaedic surgeon, an ophthalmologist and pathologist, as well as general surgeons and anaesthetists.