Latest news - May 2018

Construction information morning tea

Construction information morning tea

A review of medication management processes for older patients is underway at Westmead Hospital. Consumer and GP experiences are shaping discussions and will inform recommendations.

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Posted 28 May 2018
Library staff get keys to brand new home

Library staff get keys to brand new home

Library staff have today, Monday, 28 May 2018, started to move into their brand new home, moving books and journals and setting up help-points and staff stations, to prepare for the library’s re-opening in mid-June. 

 

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Posted 28 May 2018
Students present the future of health tech

Students present the future of health tech

You’re invited to hear from University of Sydney students as they present how emerging technology will impact the future health workforce. Join us for an afternoon of ideas, inspiration, networking – and food!

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Posted 28 May 2018
Working together to improve patient safety

Working together to improve patient safety

A review of medication management processes for older patients is underway at Westmead Hospital. Consumer and GP experiences are shaping discussions and will inform recommendations. 

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Posted 28 May 2018
Emergency department tech inspired by motor registries

Emergency department tech inspired by motor registries

The head of Westmead Hospital’s emergency department has asked consumers for their thoughts on a range of technology for the new hospital building. 

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Posted 25 May 2018
Education, training and research user group tour Westmead Hospital Library

Education, training and research user group tour Westmead Hospital Library

The Westmead Redevelopment project’s overarching education, training and research user group went on a site tour of the refurbished Westmead Hospital Library earlier this month. Construction is on track for an end of May completion, with the library expected to re-open in mid-June.

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Posted 21 May 2018
Little construction experts inspect the site

Little construction experts inspect the site

Our littlest experts visited the construction site recently to check up on progress of the new hospital building!

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Posted 21 May 2018
Staff share tips during storeroom clean-ups

Staff share tips during storeroom clean-ups

Storerooms across Westmead are being reorganised during ongoing reviews and clean-ups. Staff from Western Sydney Local Health District and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network are transforming equipment and consumable storage areas using a philosophy called 6S.

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Posted 21 May 2018
Model with the model to win a Westmead Redevelopment Keep Cup

Model with the model to win a Westmead Redevelopment Keep Cup

New Westmead Redevelopment Keep Cups have been launched to celebrate the opening of the redevelopment’s new mini information hub - here's how you can win your very own! 

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Posted 15 May 2018
Westmead Redevelopment night-shoot

Westmead Redevelopment night-shoot

We've had large amounts of progress since we last took footage of the central acute services building construction site. Take a look at our new footage - it's great to get a night-time view!

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Posted 15 May 2018
Multiplex donates to nurses at Westmead

Multiplex donates to nurses at Westmead

Last week, in celebration of International Nurses Day, Multiplex presented Westmead Hospital with a $5000 donation, to assist with continued education and skills development for nurses.

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Posted 14 May 2018
Multiplex support new legacy strategy

Multiplex support new legacy strategy

Multiplex showed their support for the newly announced Aboriginal Legacy Strategy last week by putting Dragonfly stickers on their helmets. 

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Posted 14 May 2018
We're looking for artists

We're looking for artists

Are you artistic, innovative and keen to contribute to Westmead's new hospital building? Then we want you! Download our Expression of Interest information and apply by 30 June 2018.

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Posted 10 May 2018
Stunning new artwork revealed

Stunning new artwork revealed

A vibrant dragonfly artwork, created by local Darug artist Leanne Tobin, has been revealed by the Westmead Redevelopment project to coincide with the launch of the project’s Aboriginal Legacy Strategy and Action Plan.

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Posted 08 May 2018
Welcoming, safe, connected

Welcoming, safe, connected

The $1 billion Westmead Redevelopment project has reaffirmed its commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, launching its legacy strategy and action plan at an event today. Revealed before Aboriginal Elders and hospital staff, the legacy strategy intends to close the gap at Westmead, committing to creating a welcoming, safe and connected environment in the new hospital building and refurbished spaces.

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Posted 08 May 2018
Activity-based working: creating a healthy and sustainable workplace for dentistry staff

Activity-based working: creating a healthy and sustainable workplace for dentistry staff

The University of Sydney’s School of Dentistry’s academic leadership and professional staff recently moved into their new space at Westmead, which has been designed with the principles of activity-based working. 

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Posted 06 May 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, delivered by the Westmead Redevelopment project.

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Posted 02 May 2018