Latest news - March 2017

Demolition underway soon

Demolition underway soon

Large demolition works are soon to commence at Westmead in preparation for building the new central acute services building.

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Posted 29 Mar 2017
Parramatta Light Rail team visit Westmead

Parramatta Light Rail team visit Westmead

The Parramatta Light Rail team visited Westmead to talk about the recently announced preferred route for Stage 1 of the project.

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Posted 20 Mar 2017
Staff welcome new temporary linkway

Staff welcome new temporary linkway

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 marked the end of an era – the closure of the original linkway connecting Westmead Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and the opening of the new temporary linkway.

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Posted 20 Mar 2017
University of Sydney growing lecture programs

University of Sydney growing lecture programs

In supporting Westmead as a great place to work, study and socialise, the University of Sydney is continuing to expand the range of public events it is offering at the precinct.

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Posted 20 Mar 2017
Want to improve travel at Westmead?

Want to improve travel at Westmead?

A precinct travel survey was first conducted in 2014. In response to information provided in that survey and other forums, several transport changes are underway at Westmead. Help our planning by completing the 2017 survey.

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Posted 20 Mar 2017
Healthcare Week 2017

Healthcare Week 2017

On Wednesday 8 March and Thursday 9 March the Westmead Redevelopment communications team ran a booth at the annual Healthcare Week conference at the new International Convention Centre in Sydney.

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Posted 14 Mar 2017
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the work of three women working at Westmead - Michelle Englert, Halina Nagiello and Shalini Balram.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
International Women's Day - Halina Nagiello

International Women's Day - Halina Nagiello

Halina Nagiello is a Senior Health Service Planner at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. She - and the broader clinical planning and redesign team - drive what our hospital buildings look like. Her primary role as part of the Westmead Redevelopment project team is to plan for the paediatric spaces in the new central acute services building.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
International Women's Day - Michelle Englert

International Women's Day - Michelle Englert

This week for our celebration of international women’s day we interviewed one of our Westmead Redevelopment project managers, Michelle Englert, about her experiences studying engineering and working at Westmead.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
International Women's Day - Shalini Balram

International Women's Day - Shalini Balram

It’s three years until the new hospital building opens. As part of the Westmead Redevelopment, staff and partners across the precinct are assessing models of care and new ways of working. Shalini Balram has been involved in an innovative program transforming aged care services at Westmead Hospital.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
March-ing to good health

March-ing to good health

A number of health and wellness initiatives are happening across the Westmead precinct to make Westmead a more enjoyable and healthy place for staff, patients, carers, students and visitors. Learn about our staff competition to win a drink bottle.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017
Temporary linkway opening next week

Temporary linkway opening next week

The temporary linkway is nearing completion. ​It will maintain the connection between Westmead Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead during construction of the central acute services building.

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Posted 06 Mar 2017