Western NSW LHD latest news

Read the Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) news to stay informed about the latest healthcare developments and events in the region.

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17 June 2024

District provides first look at Dubbo Residential Rehabilitation Centre design

Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) has provided the first look at the proposed Dubbo Residential Rehabilitation Centre, releasing an artist impression of the facility’s initial concept design ahead of the latest round of community consultation activity this week. 

31 May 2024

Promoting smoke and vape free sporting venues the next step in anti-vaping pilot project

Western NSW Local Health District’s Health Promotion Team is partnering with Narromine Shire Council to help ensure community sporting venues across the local government area (LGA) are kept smoke and vape free, as the next step in the Narromine Anti-Vaping Intervention (NAVI) pilot project.

22 May 2024

District installing NSW Health Apology plaque at all health services in Western NSW

Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) will install plaques in all health facilities to acknowledge the grief and suffering NSW Health, its hospitals, and health facilities caused to members and survivors of the Stolen Generations.

10 May 2024

More support available in Western NSW for pregnant women experiencing hard to manage symptoms

In the lead up to Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Awareness Day on 15 May, Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) is encouraging pregnant women to reach out for assistance with hard to manage symptoms, with more support available than ever before.

9 May 2024

District announces recipients of 2024 Nursing and Midwifery Awards

Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) has announced the recipients of its 2024 Nursing and Midwifery Awards, who were recognised at a presentation dinner on Thursday 9 May.

18 April 2024

Dubbo Residential Rehabilitation Centre consultation moves forward

The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) has completed a round of open forum community consultations in the development of the Dubbo Residential Rehabilitation Centre (DRRC).

11 April 2024

Canowindra HealthOne reaches early works milestone

The Canowindra HealthOne Redevelopment has reached a significant milestone with early works and demolition beginning this week, bringing the community one step closer to better integrated, coordinated healthcare services.

11 April 2024

More accommodation for healthcare workers in Dubbo

WNSWLHD has purchased a motel in Dubbo to provide vital accommodation for health workers working and visiting the Dubbo Health Service. 

12 March 2024

Western NSW public hospitals improve performance through busy quarter

The latest Bureau of Health Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report shows Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) improving in both planned surgery and emergency department (ED) performance despite increasing demand for hospital care.

5 March 2024

Dubbo community invited to have their say on Residential Rehabilitation Centre

Western NSW Local Health District is inviting the community to provide input on the design of the Dubbo Residential Rehabilitation Centre, as planning and development on the project progresses.

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