Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (LHD) looks after the health and wellbeing of more than 384,000 people living in rural, remote and concentrated suburban areas across the Penrith, Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains and Lithgow local government areas – almost 9,179 km2.

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Our services

We provide a wide range of vital services to people of all ages, from before birth, throughout child development to chronic and complex conditions, and palliative care.

We work to make sure our services are high-quality, accessible, and responsive to the needs of patients and the community.

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Discover our district


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Our hospitals and facilities

Find out where we deliver our services in 5 hospitals and 9 community health centres, as well as dedicated oral health, mental health and cancer care facilities across Nepean Blue Mountains.


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Patients, carers and visitors

Find out where to find information and services to make your experience easier, whether you’re accessing our services and facilities as a patient, or supporting a loved one.


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About us

Find out about our board, executive and organisational structure as well as our vision, values, priorities, performance and partnerships.

Work with us

Find out about the unique and rewarding personal and professional experiences that make Nepean Blue Mountains a great place to work.

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Research and innovation

As home to an internationally renowned university teaching hospital and to some of Australia’s most respected health professionals, we are passionate about innovation, research and knowledge sharing.

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Get involved with us

We work with our diverse communities to constantly improve our services and ensure they meet community needs. Read about opportunities to get involved.


We encourage any compliments, concerns or suggestions you have about our services and facilities. Find out how to provide your feedback to help us improve our services.

GPs and referring clinicians

Bringing together resources and forms for GPs and other health professionals who care for people in our district and refer people to our services.

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Smoke-free policy

Smoke-free policy

All our hospitals and locations are smoke-free. Smoking anywhere on the grounds may result in a $300 fine. View our policy.

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