Nepean Blue Mountains services

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (LHD) provides 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.

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Aboriginal health

We support Aboriginal people and communities to be healthy and access services that meet their needs.

Allied health

Our diverse range of allied health services include dietitians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and mental health professionals.

Anaesthesia and pain management

Find a range of anaesthesia and pain management services are available.

Cancer care

Find services to support people living with cancer and haematological blood disorders, from the point of diagnosis, through treatment, follow up and survivorship.

Communicable diseases

Our Public Health Unit helps identify, monitor, investigate and control communicable diseases, including COVID-19, flu and whooping cough.

Drug and alcohol

A range of integrated services to help reduce the physical, mental and social costs of alcohol and other drug use are available.

Emergency care

We operate 24-hour 7 days a week Emergency departments.

Healthy living

Find a range of programs and activities to help keep the community healthy.

Heart health (cardiology)

We specialise in treating patients with heart disease, heart rhythm disorders, heart failure, and other cardiac conditions.


We provide support and advice to immunisation providers in the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Lithgow and Penrith areas.

Medical imaging

A wide range of medical imaging procedures are available through our services, to help diagnose, assess and treat your injury or disease. 

Mental health

Find out about our range of compassionate, supportive services for people experiencing or recovering from mental illness.

Multicultural health

Find a range of programs and activities to support Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in our region.

Palliative care

We provide services and support to help people with a life-limiting or terminal illness, to live as fully and as comfortably as possible.

Public dental (oral health)

Free public dental services including diagnosis, restorative and preventative treatments, pain relief and dentures are available.

Public health

We protect the health of the community by identifying, preventing and minimising risks arising from communicable diseases and harmful substances in the environment.

Sexual health

We provide professional, caring and non-judgemental sexual health services and clinics.

Virtual care (telehealth)

Virtual care, also known as telehealth, uses technology to offer patients and consumers a convenient way to connect with health professionals. 

Voluntary assisted dying

Support and local services for eligible people navigating the voluntary assisted dying process in Nepean Blue Mountains LHD are available as part of a statewide care service.

Women, maternity and children's health

We provide health services for women and children at Blue Mountains Hospital, Lithgow Hospital and Nepean Hospital.

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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