Latest news - August 2018

Arts and culture strategy to create dynamic, vibrant and innovative Westmead

Arts and culture strategy to create dynamic, vibrant and innovative Westmead

The $1 billion Westmead Redevelopment project has launched its arts and culture strategy, aimed at transforming experiences at Westmead through the arts across healthcare, education, training, research and well-being.

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Posted 28 Aug 2018
Redevelopment excites western Sydney students

Redevelopment excites western Sydney students

The Westmead Redevelopment project team were on-hand at the Westmead Research Hub’s student open day to engage students about future education, training, research (ETR) and employment opportunities.

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Posted 28 Aug 2018
What do you think of the WECC?

What do you think of the WECC?

It is one year since the new teaching and learning facilities opened in the Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC) level 1, and we are collecting feedback on how these spaces are working for staff and students. We would love to hear your thoughts!
 

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Posted 28 Aug 2018
Students brainstorm way-finding solutions

Students brainstorm way-finding solutions

University of Sydney students have started a new project, focused on developing innovative solutions to digital way-finding and self-service at Westmead.

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Posted 22 Aug 2018
It’s (not) a long way to the top

It’s (not) a long way to the top

Westmead’s new hospital building has hit its construction halfway height mark, with seven of 14  visible on the skyline.

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Posted 21 Aug 2018
Westmead Redevelopment rocks Sydney Science Festival

Westmead Redevelopment rocks Sydney Science Festival

The Westmead Redevelopment last week participated in the Sydney Science Festival’s event at Westmead, celebrating the hospital’s commitment to cancer treatment.

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Posted 20 Aug 2018
Next round of storeroom clean-ups prove a hit with staff

Next round of storeroom clean-ups prove a hit with staff

The latest phase of the popular 6S Lean Storeroom initiative kicked off at Westmead Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead last week.
 

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Posted 16 Aug 2018
New centre

New centre

A major initiative of the University of Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD), and delivered by WSLHD’s Capital Works team, the $5.5 million Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) was launched on Friday August 10 by Parramatta MP Geoff Lee.

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Posted 10 Aug 2018
Sod turned at Sydney Science Park

Sod turned at Sydney Science Park

The Federal and State Government’s goal of creating 200,000 knowledge jobs within the Western Sydney Aerotropolis is off to a strong start, with work set to commence at Sydney Science Park.
 

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Posted 06 Aug 2018
State-of-the-art $3.5 million hospital library refurbishment opens at Westmead

State-of-the-art $3.5 million hospital library refurbishment opens at Westmead

Westmead Hospital’s new-look $3.5 million library has officially opened, offering staff and students a renovated, contemporary space to study and learn.

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Posted 02 Aug 2018
Chinese visitors view Westmead construction site

Chinese visitors view Westmead construction site

A delegation from Binzhou Medical University Hospital got an up-close view of the Westmead Redevelopment construction site on July 31 as part of their visit to Westmead Hospital.
 

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Posted 01 Aug 2018
New film showcases Westmead Connectivity Centre journey

New film showcases Westmead Connectivity Centre journey

The team behind Multiplex’s Westmead Connectivity Centre have released a new video, showcasing many of the faces at the western Sydney facility.

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Posted 01 Aug 2018
Westmead medication workshops advance

Westmead medication workshops advance

Community members, GPs and pharmacists have continued their work as part of a review of the medication management process for older patients at Westmead Hospital.
 

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Posted 01 Aug 2018
Grab redevelopment goodies during Hospital Week

Grab redevelopment goodies during Hospital Week

Members of the Westmead Redevelopment project team will be at the Info Hub, near the main entrance, during Hospital Week to share information and give away goodies.

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Posted 31 Jul 2018
Info Hub re-opens at Westmead Hospital

Info Hub re-opens at Westmead Hospital

The Westmead Redevelopment’s Info Hub has re-opened after a brief holiday due to the refurbishment of Westmead Hospital’s main entrance.

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Posted 31 Jul 2018