Latest news - April 2018

April construction statistics

April construction statistics

Take a look at our construction statistics for the month of April.

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Posted 30 Apr 2018
Shark tank student pitches set the scene for health tech

Shark tank student pitches set the scene for health tech

University of Sydney interdisciplinary students pitched their ideas for our health tech future and workforce in a Shark Tank-style workshop at Westmead Hospital last week.

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Posted 30 Apr 2018
Staff and students on tour at Westmead Hospital Library

Staff and students on tour at Westmead Hospital Library

Westmead Hospital Library and University of Sydney staff and students got a sneak peak of the new library last week, on a site tour of the refurbished space. 

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Posted 30 Apr 2018
Purple is popular at Parramatta pop-up

Purple is popular at Parramatta pop-up

Parramatta’s bustling Farmer’s Market was the location of a pop-up event last week. The Westmead Redevelopment project team joined a booth with Sydney Metro and teams from Parramatta Light Rail. 

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Posted 23 Apr 2018
Refurbished inpatient unit opens at Westmead Hospital

Refurbished inpatient unit opens at Westmead Hospital

Westmead Hospital is now home to a newly refurbished inpatient unit for patients recovering from surgery, courtesy of the Westmead Redevelopment project.
 

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Posted 23 Apr 2018
Site tour wows consumers

Site tour wows consumers

Consumers have been wowed during a recent visit to the central acute services building construction site.

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Posted 23 Apr 2018
Who will be Westmead's Next Top Crane?

Who will be Westmead's Next Top Crane?

Now that our three cranes are finally all on-site and working, it’s time for you to decide your favourite! 

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Posted 23 Apr 2018
New lifts get the tick from staff and patients

New lifts get the tick from staff and patients

Westmead Hospital lifts are undergoing a much-needed make-over, with the first new patient lifts opening last week. 

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Posted 16 Apr 2018
Pilot student project tackles how emerging technology will impact health workforce

Pilot student project tackles how emerging technology will impact health workforce

Students from the University of Sydney are gaining global perspectives and cross-disciplinary teamwork skills via a new project for the Westmead Redevelopment.  

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Posted 16 Apr 2018
Westmead Redevelopment visits PEX Symposium

Westmead Redevelopment visits PEX Symposium

Westmead Redevelopment project director Carla Edwards last week presented at the 2018 Patient Experience Symposium in Sydney.

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Posted 16 Apr 2018
Youth Council excited for Westmead's future

Youth Council excited for Westmead's future

The Westmead Redevelopment team paid a visit to Western Sydney Local Health District’s Youth Council last week, to get an insight on how the project can better engage with a younger audience.
 

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Posted 16 Apr 2018
Introducing the Iron Maiden

Introducing the Iron Maiden

It's the start of April and our final tower crane has arrived on-site. Find out the name and more!

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Posted 09 Apr 2018
Team high-fives before the move

Team high-fives before the move

Boxes are being packed, final moving lists are being checked and staff are ready for Westmead Hospital’s new unit opening on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. Five busy wards and a clinic are moving into the new 64-bed inpatient unit (IPU B6).

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Posted 09 Apr 2018
Update: Westmead Hospital Library refurbishment

Update: Westmead Hospital Library refurbishment

All demolition works for the Westmead Hospital Library refurbishment are now complete, with the contractors now well and truly in the ‘building’ phase.

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Posted 09 Apr 2018
Community quotes inspire team

Community quotes inspire team

New posters, featuring inspiring quotes from community members, have been revealed in the Westmead Redevelopment project office.

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Posted 02 Apr 2018