Latest news - April 2020

Blackstart test shines light on newest milestone

Blackstart test shines light on newest milestone

An important step in the commissioning process for Westmead’s Central Acute Services Building (CASB) was achieved this week - the blackstart.

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Posted 29 Apr 2020
ICU gets creative and goes full circle in artistic team approach

ICU gets creative and goes full circle in artistic team approach

An inventive team-building approach has filled Westmead's Intensive Care Unit with a series of stunning artworks, providing powerful symbols of how art supports patients, carers and staff through the health journey.

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Posted 23 Apr 2020
Sky's the limit above Westmead Health Precinct

Sky's the limit above Westmead Health Precinct

Onlookers watch the blue sky transition into night as the more than $1 billion Westmead Redevelopment achieves a significant milestone when a test helicopter lands on the new Central Acute Services Building (CASB).

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Posted 22 Apr 2020
$25 million funding injection aids Westmead's COVID fight

$25 million funding injection aids Westmead's COVID fight

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says a $25 million boost as part of about $800 million in extra health funding will help researchers make huge inroads to improve diagnostics and potentially aid the eventual creation of a vaccine by growing the novel coronavirus.

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Posted 21 Apr 2020
Medicine, engineering join forces in EPIC 3D fight for kids

Medicine, engineering join forces in EPIC 3D fight for kids

3D printing has helped University of Sydney and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead researchers engineer prototype implants for children.

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Posted 09 Apr 2020
Sections of Redbank Road, Westmead closed for works

Sections of Redbank Road, Westmead closed for works

A section of Redbank Road at the back of Westmead Hospital will be closed to traffic after dark from 4-6 April.

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Posted 02 Apr 2020
Beaming smiles reflect on chance to build futures

Beaming smiles reflect on chance to build futures

There was a quiet happiness. An inner drive. And playful laughter soon turned to talk about their new jobs at Westmead Hospital.

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Posted 01 Apr 2020