Latest news - September 2016

Light Rail Team Visit Westmead

Light Rail Team Visit Westmead

Members of the Parramatta Light Rail project team visited Westmead Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Westmead Private Hospital recently to discuss the proposed rail network.

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Posted 30 Sep 2016
Future wards testing in planning walk-throughs

Future wards testing in planning walk-throughs

The potential layout of inpatient wards in the new hospital building have been tested through a series of walk-through planning sessions with staff and consumers. These sessions are an important part of the Schematic Design planning process for the Westmead Redevelopment.

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Posted 26 Sep 2016
Gastro staff excited to complete Schematic Design

Gastro staff excited to complete Schematic Design

Patient experiences and care will be transformed as a result of a renovation of a ward at Westmead Hospital for the Gastroenterology Department. The Project User Group (PUG) has recently celebrated the completion of Schematic Design.

 

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Posted 26 Sep 2016
University of Sydney and Westmead Partnership

University of Sydney and Westmead Partnership

The University of Sydney is strengthening its partnership with the Westmead precinct. The announcement of a $60m investment at Westmead will provide for new education facilities, upgrades to existing spaces, and a suite of new academic programs and initiatives.

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Posted 26 Sep 2016
The Precinct Post is out

The Precinct Post is out

Our second edition of the Precinct Post has been published. This edition we spend 5 minutes with Dr Cameron Webb from NSW Health Pathology and get updates on the Info Hub, the multi-storey car park and how community members can get involved.

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Posted 20 Sep 2016
ED patients share their thoughts

ED patients share their thoughts

Westmead Hospital’s Emergency Department staff have been surveying patients as part of the Westmead Redevelopment planning process.

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Posted 19 Sep 2016
Helipad construction is underway

Helipad construction is underway

Update on the new helipad construction at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

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Posted 19 Sep 2016
New tube system for Westmead

New tube system for Westmead

Pneumatic tube systems (PTS) are often used in hospitals, including Westmead Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The system at Westmead is due for an upgrade and a number of options are being considered.

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Posted 12 Sep 2016
Hornsby planning visit to view inpatient unit

Hornsby planning visit to view inpatient unit

A Westmead Redevelopment delegation visited Hornsby Hospital on Thurs 1 September. The visit was part of the planning process for inpatient units in the central acute services building.

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Posted 05 Sep 2016
Parramatta Light Rail Team coming to Westmead

Parramatta Light Rail Team coming to Westmead

The Parramatta Light Rail team is coming to Westmead this month. Three pop-up events will be an opportunity to see plans, give feedback and ask questions.

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Posted 05 Sep 2016
Workshop looks at our new 'front door'

Workshop looks at our new 'front door'

Shelter in green spaces, clear signage that can be understood when you’re stressed or struggle reading English, and portable charging stations for mobile devices were among the many suggestions from community members at a planning workshop for the central acute services building last week. 

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Posted 05 Sep 2016