Latest news - January 2018

Book a roaming librarian

Book a roaming librarian

While Westmead Hospital Library is temporarily closed for refurbishment, our librarians are offering a 'roaming librarian' service. 

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Posted 29 Jan 2018
ENT and audiology move into their new home

ENT and audiology move into their new home

The ear, nose and throat (ENT) and audiology departments moved into their new home at Westmead Hospital last week.

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Posted 29 Jan 2018
First look at the new Ronald McDonald House Westmead

First look at the new Ronald McDonald House Westmead

The new Ronald McDonald House Westmead has now been completed and is preparing to welcome families.

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Posted 29 Jan 2018
People of the Project: Emdad the site engineer

People of the Project: Emdad the site engineer

In this week’s People of the Project feature, we interviewed Multiplex site engineer Emdad Balanji.

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Posted 29 Jan 2018
Sydney.Concepts.Westmead returns for 2018 series

Sydney.Concepts.Westmead returns for 2018 series

The University of Sydney’s Sydney.Concepts.Westmead kicks off in 2018 this Friday, 2 February.

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Posted 29 Jan 2018
Expression of interest - Westmead community representative

Expression of interest - Westmead community representative

City of Parramatta Council is inviting expressions of interest for a community representative from the Westmead area to fill a vacancy on the Parramatta Light Rail Community and Business Advisory Committee. 

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Posted 23 Jan 2018
People of the Project: Interview with Brendan the crane operator

People of the Project: Interview with Brendan the crane operator

We chat to Brendan McGuinness and get his thoughts about what it's like to operate a tower crane 78 metres above the ground.

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Posted 22 Jan 2018
Westmead Hospital refurbishments 2018 overview - part 1

Westmead Hospital refurbishments 2018 overview - part 1

The Westmead Redevelopment project team and clinical leaders are transforming Westmead Hospital through a refurbishment program which includes a new ear, nose and throat and audiology department.

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Posted 22 Jan 2018
Westmead Hospital refurbishments 2018 overview - part 2

Westmead Hospital refurbishments 2018 overview - part 2

Part two in an overview of the Westmead Hospital refurbishment program outlining work ahead in 2018.

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Posted 22 Jan 2018
Construction complete for new clinical research centre

Construction complete for new clinical research centre

Construction of a new, purpose-designed paediatric clinical trial and research facility is now complete, with the builders handing the site over to the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network last week.  

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Posted 21 Jan 2018
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit receives traditional artwork

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit receives traditional artwork

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Westmead Hospital has received a traditional Aboriginal artwork to commemorate the care and support provided to a Multiplex trainee’s premature baby and wife.
 

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Posted 21 Jan 2018
New newsletter launched

New newsletter launched

On 15, January 2018, we launched a new newsletter format to replace the PDF version of the Project Update. Read this story to find out how you can subscribe.

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Posted 15 Jan 2018
A look back at our early and enabling works package

A look back at our early and enabling works package

Beside the opening of the multi-storey car park, the Westmead Redevelopment project completed another major milestone in 2017, with the completion of our early and enabling works package.  Check out our brochure and video!

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Posted 14 Jan 2018
The project ramps up for a big year

The project ramps up for a big year

2018 is going to be bigger than ever at Westmead, with the Westmead Redevelopment project kicking into full gear. Last year, the project completed a major milestone, with the opening of the multi-storey car park. In 2018, the focus will be the ramping up of construction of the central acute services building (CASB).
 

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Posted 14 Jan 2018
WSLHD chief exec gives the thumbs up

WSLHD chief exec gives the thumbs up

Western Sydney Local Health District chief executive Danny O’Connor has kicked off 2018 with a tour of the latest work on the Westmead Redevelopment site.

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Posted 12 Jan 2018