Severe needle phobias often prevent children from completing their immunisation schedules. University of Sydney students are devising innovative ways to overcome this worldwide problem.
Following the success of its Christmas cosmetics giveaway, Westmead Hospital Foundation - the fundraising arm of Westmead Hospital since 1990 - has provided pamper packs to patients receiving cancer treatment.
Fourteen staff members of the University of Sydney’s Westmead Initiative were provided a glimpse of things to come in the Central Acute Services Building (CASB) when they were shown around the prototype rooms on Dragonfly Drive.
Work on Hawkesbury Road at Westmead in late May to early June will include the removal of the roundabout at the intersection of Caroline Street. Variable Message Signs will be displayed prior to the road closure.
Redbank Road will be closed between the Brain Injury Unit and the Westmead Hospital loading dock from 2am and 8pm on Saturday 25 May. Traffic controllers will be in place to assist motorists and pedestrians.
Parking zones on Hawkesbury Road between Jessie Street and Darcy Road will be permanently removed from late May to accommodate the future Parramatta Light Rail. Parking will be relocated to nearby streets where possible. Link through to the latest news in the community notification.
Mark Monday 3 June down if you use the University Clinics at Westmead Hospital, off Hawkesbury Road. From that date, the road into the Uni Clinics will operate as a one-way loop around the construction zone for the new hospital forecourt. You'll just pop back out on to Hawkesbury Road 100 metres further north. It's that simple.
The Hawkesbury Road widening is crucial to the Parramatta Light Rail project ensuring a modern transport system in step with Westmead's growth as a world-leading health, innovation, research and education precinct. The next investigation works through May are between Darcy Road and Jessie Street.
Take in a game at the best sports stadium in the southern hemisphere and tackle the special Parramatta Game Day discounts and deals at nearby Eat Street. Find out how to mix footy with a feast.