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Fact sheet: Arts and Culture Strategy

Fact sheet: Arts and Culture Strategy

The Westmead Redevelopment project’s Arts and Culture Strategy has been developed in consultation with staff, students, patients, carers, families, visitors and community members. The strategy outlines how arts and culture will be embedded in the new hospital building and integrate with established programs and initiatives.

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Posted 28 Aug 2018
Happy 1st Birthday 03Hub!

Happy 1st Birthday 03Hub!

Westmead’s first activity-based working (ABW) space, O3Hub, has celebrated its first birthday!

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Posted 09 Aug 2018
Increased truck movements—Hawkesbury Road

Increased truck movements—Hawkesbury Road

From early August, there will be increased truck movements along Hawkesbury Road as trucks access the Westmead Redevelopment construction site (see map above for exact location).

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Posted 06 Aug 2018
Temporary linkway closure August 2018

Temporary linkway closure August 2018

The linkway will temporarily close for 24 hours from 6.30am on Wednesday, 8 August, 2018

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Posted 30 Jul 2018
Mons/Darcy road intersection upgrade works

Mons/Darcy road intersection upgrade works

Find out more about works to upgrade and improve the Mons/Darcy Road intersection and the surrounding region.

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Posted 26 Jul 2018
Westmead Hospital lifts refurbishment

Westmead Hospital lifts refurbishment

After the successful commissioning of the new lifts in A/B Block, the Westmead Hospital lift refurbishment 
program continues. Some lifts will be out of service in the coming months. 

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Posted 18 Jul 2018
Dragonfly colouring sheet

Dragonfly colouring sheet

Artist Leanne Tobin’s Dance of the Dragonflies has been adapted to a colouring-in sheet. Donwload a copy and share your colouring with us.

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Posted 04 Jul 2018
July Linkway Closure

July Linkway Closure

PROPOSED DATE ONLY: The linkway will tentatively close from 6:30am, Thursday, 5 July 2018 until 7am, Friday, 6 July 2018.

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Posted 29 Jun 2018
Work Out West

Work Out West

It’s a great time to work, live and play in western Sydney – so come and join us and work out west!

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Posted 28 Jun 2018
Westmead Hospital Library

Westmead Hospital Library

Westmead Hospital Library has been refurbished by the University of Sydney, in partnership with Western Sydney Local Health District. Read about the project and using the new library here. 

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Posted 18 Jun 2018
Central acute services building overview

Central acute services building overview

An overview of the central acute services building, which opens in 2020. 

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Posted 06 Jun 2018
Refurbishment overview June 2018

Refurbishment overview June 2018

Summary of refurbishments delivered at Westmead including through the Westmead Redevelopment project including the Westmead Hospital refurbishment program, Western Sydney Local Health District Capital Works and the University of Sydney.

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Posted 04 Jun 2018
Expressions of Interest for artists

Expressions of Interest for artists

Are you artistic, innovative and keen to contribute to Westmead's new hospital building? Then we want you! Download our Expression of Interest information and apply by 30 June 2018.

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Posted 16 May 2018
University Clinics is being refurbished

University Clinics is being refurbished

Level 2 of University Clinics is being refurbished. There is no impact to daily hospital operations. Click through for more information. 

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Posted 15 May 2018
Westmead Hospital's Geriatrics Unit is moving

Westmead Hospital's Geriatrics Unit is moving

Westmead Hospital’s geriatrics unit is moving from D4c to D4a on Wednesday, 30 May 2018. This relocation will make room for the expansion of the intensive care unit in D3, which is part of the Westmead Hospital refurbishment program.

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Posted 09 May 2018
Dragonfly artwork

Dragonfly artwork

A vibrant dragonfly artwork, created by local Darug artist Leanne Tobin, has been revealed by the Westmead Redevelopment project to coincide with the launch of the project’s Aboriginal Legacy Strategy and Action Plan.

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Posted 08 May 2018
Legacy Strategy overview

Legacy Strategy overview

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legacy Strategy and Action Plan aims to close the gap and to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people feel welcome, safe and connected in our new and refurbished health spaces. 

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Posted 08 May 2018
Relocation of D3c to B3a

Relocation of D3c to B3a

D3c cardiothoracic step-down and surgical ward is moving to B3a on Tuesday, 1 May 2018.

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Posted 25 Apr 2018
Arab Bank at Westmead Hospital is closing

Arab Bank at Westmead Hospital is closing

Arab Bank has decided to close its Westmead brand. Demolition and strip-out works will take place inside the former Arab Bank shop from Friday, 20 April to Friday, 18 May 2018 between 7am and 7pm. 

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Posted 19 Apr 2018
Crane lift at Westmead Hospital loading dock

Crane lift at Westmead Hospital loading dock

From 6am to 1pm on Saturday, 5 May 2018, exclusion zones will be in place in Westmead Hospital's loading dock. 

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Posted 18 Apr 2018
Westmead Hospital Lifts Fact Sheet

Westmead Hospital Lifts Fact Sheet

Information for staff, patients and visitors about the Westmead Hospital lifts refurbishment program. 

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Posted 10 Apr 2018
Relocation of wards and clinic to inpatient unit (IPU B6)

Relocation of wards and clinic to inpatient unit (IPU B6)

Westmead Hospital’s new inpatient unit (IPU B6) will open on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. The space has been refurbished as part of the Westmead Redevelopment project.

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Posted 03 Apr 2018
Stomal Therapy Clinic relocation

Stomal Therapy Clinic relocation

The clinic is currently located in B3c (block B, level 3) and will be relocated to the new inpatient unit B6 in April.

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Posted 03 Apr 2018
Central acute services building floorplan

Central acute services building floorplan

Floorplan of the central acute services building, which opens in 2020.

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Posted 27 Mar 2018
Changes to room names and numbers in WECC level 2

Changes to room names and numbers in WECC level 2

Room names and names in WECC level two have changed. Check the factsheet for more information. 

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Posted 08 Feb 2018
Mons and Darcy Road Upgrades

Mons and Darcy Road Upgrades

Take a look at the plans for upgrade works to occur this year to better facilitate access to the precinct.

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Posted 05 Feb 2018
Westmead and Blacktown 2017 wrap-up

Westmead and Blacktown 2017 wrap-up

Take a look at the wrap up of activities across both the Westmead and Blacktown redevelopment projects.

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Posted 18 Jan 2018
Westmead Hospital Lifts Fact Sheet

Westmead Hospital Lifts Fact Sheet

Information for staff, patients and visitors about the Westmead Hospital lifts refurbishment program. 

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Posted 14 Jan 2018
Westmead Hospital Linkway 1 Fact Sheet

Westmead Hospital Linkway 1 Fact Sheet

Information for staff, patients and visitors about the temporary closure of linkway 1. 

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Posted 11 Jan 2018
Westmead Hospital Linkway 5 Fact Sheet

Westmead Hospital Linkway 5 Fact Sheet

Information for staff, patients and visitors about the temporary after-hours closure of linkway 5. 

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Posted 11 Jan 2018
Public University Clinics fact sheet

Public University Clinics fact sheet

Information for patients, visitors and carers about closures to University clinics entrance in January 2018.

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Posted 12 Dec 2017
2017 Westmead Redevelopment Wrap-up

2017 Westmead Redevelopment Wrap-up

We look back on the achievements and milestones of 2017 and look ahead to 2018.

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Posted 06 Dec 2017
Multi-Storey Public fact sheet

Multi-Storey Public fact sheet

Information for patients, visitors and carers about accessing parking at Westmead.

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Posted 16 Nov 2017
WECC Level 2 Refurbishment Overview

WECC Level 2 Refurbishment Overview

Overview of the Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC) level 2 - a factsheet for staff and students,

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Posted 13 Nov 2017
Westmead Hospital Library Refurbishment FAQs

Westmead Hospital Library Refurbishment FAQs

A factsheet on the Westmead Hospital Library refurbishment - frequently asked questions (FAQs) for staff and students

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Posted 13 Nov 2017
Westmead Hospital Library Refurbishment Overview

Westmead Hospital Library Refurbishment Overview

Overview of the Westmead Hospital Library refurbishment - a factsheet for staff and students.

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Posted 13 Nov 2017
Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC)

Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC)

The Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC) level 1 is being upgraded by the University of Sydney as part of the Westmead Redevelopment refurbishment program. It will open in September 2017 for students and staff participating in education, training and research activities.

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Posted 22 Aug 2017
Arts and culture factsheet

Arts and culture factsheet

Our arts and culture program will create an environment that will aid recovery and help all members of the family feel welcome, safe and connected. The factsheet has details on how to get involved.

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Posted 08 Aug 2017
Schematic Design to Detailed Design fact sheet

Schematic Design to Detailed Design fact sheet

This fact sheet describes the transition from the planning phase called schematic design to the phase called detailed design. It is part of the How to Build a Hospital series of fact sheets.

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Posted 15 May 2017
Noise, dust and asbestos management

Noise, dust and asbestos management

This fact sheet outlines how the Westmead Redevelopment project team is managing noise, vibration and dust, as well as how we remediate asbestos and prevent and control infection risks during the construction of the new central acute services building and the refurbishment program inside Westmead Hospital.

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Posted 06 Apr 2017
Acute services building overview

Acute services building overview

This fact sheet provides an overview of the key features of the central new acute services building, which is part of Stage 1 of the Westmead Redevelopment.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
Our community's vision for Westmead

Our community's vision for Westmead

A summary of our community's vision for Westmead. Feedback was collated following engagement with consumer representatives and community members at workshops, planning meetings, testing sessions, social media posts, email correspondence and at events.

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Posted 18 Jan 2017
2016 infographic

2016 infographic

This infographic celebrates some of the exciting milestones and statistics for the Westmead Redevelopment.

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Posted 12 Dec 2016
2016 Year in Review brochure

2016 Year in Review brochure

2016 was a big year for the Westmead Redevelopment. This brochure highlights our achievements and looks to the exciting work ahead in 2017.

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Posted 12 Dec 2016
University of Sydney partnership

University of Sydney partnership

The University of Sydney is strengthening its partnership with the Westmead precinct. The announcement of a $60m investment at Westmead will provide for new education facilities, upgrades to existing spaces, and a suite of new academic programs and initiatives. 

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Posted 26 Sep 2016
Stage 1 overview

Stage 1 overview

Fact sheet summarising Stage 1 of the Westmead Revelopment (updated 18 August 2016)

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Posted 17 Aug 2016
Transport and parking

Transport and parking

Transport and parking fact sheet (updated January 2016)

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Posted 27 May 2016
Early works update

Early works update

An update on early works including parking, roadworks and critical upgrades (updated February 2016)

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Posted 02 Oct 2015