Artist's impression of the new hospital building and forecourt.
The Central Acute Services Building - next to the existing Westmead Hospital and The Children's Hospital at Westmead - will serve western Sydney's health needs for generations to come.
Watch a video fly-through of the building and read more here.
Opening on 20 October 2020, the new hospital building includes:
• Two new emergency departments (one for adults and one for children)
• Digital operating theatres
• Inpatient units with comfortable, modern patient bedrooms
• Expanded, state of the art pharmacy and medical imaging services
• Cardiac inpatient units
• Sterilising service
• A NSW infectious diseases unit
• A new helipad
• One-and-a-half floors occupied by the University of Sydney
The new entry plaza and forecourt features:
• Landscaped green spaces
• Connection points to the Parramatta Light Rail and the future Sydney Metro West
The overall design:
• Has more spaces with natural light
• Pays tribute to our indigenous history, with artwork and spaces of respect for Aboriginal culture
• Has education, training and research areas embedded into every floor
• Connected to the new hospital building is the Westmead Innovation Centre, which is also part of the $1 billion Westmead Redevelopment
The Westmead Innovation Centre aims to tap into the precinct’s existing expertise across healthcare, research and education. It will provide a space that fosters new ideas to solve the health problems of today and the challenges of tomorrow.
The Centre will also enhance collaboration with industry and commercial partners.
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View artist's impressions of the new hospital building including the plaza and Innovation Centre