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Hospitals win as Qld govt rolls out budget

Caboolture Hospital will be allocated $350 million while $460m will be earmarked for Logan Hospital. (AAP)

The Queensland government will set aside hundreds of millions of dollars in next week's budget to redevelop two hospitals on the outskirts of Brisbane.

Two public hospitals on the outskirts of Brisbane will be allocated almost a billion dollars for redevelopment.

It comes as the Queensland government begins to roll out budget announcements.

Caboolture Hospital to the city's north will be allocated $350 million while $460 million will be earmarked for Logan Hospital to the south, Health Minister Steven Miles said on Monday.

The funds will pay for new operating theatres, a new intensive care unit, a new ward, cafe and morgue at Caboolture.

Logan will get also get new operating theatres, and new chemotherapy and endoscopy facilities.

Earlier this year the southeast corner's public health system went into crisis when it ran out of beds across a number of emergency departments at the same time.

Treasurer Jackie Trad will deliver the budget next week.

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