Far West Local Health District

The Far West Local Health District (LHD) is geographically the second largest of the fifteen Local Health Districts across NSW.

The Living Desert, Broken Hill

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We aim to provide high-quality public health services that are available when and where needed, to meet the needs of our diverse communities.

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Far West Local Health District has hospitals and community health facilities in several regional centres and remote locations.

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

Learn and work with Far West LHD

A range of information, services and allowances are available to support you as a patient or carer.

Far West NSW is a great place to work and live, offering rewarding personal and professional experiences without the traffic and crowds of cities.

We work with our communities to improve our services and make sure they meet community needs. Read about opportunities to get involved, including through our local health councils.

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Far West Newsletter

Read the latest news in our monthly Far West in Focus newsletter.

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Beware snakes and spiders during floods

Due to rising floodwaters there has been a significant increase in the number of interactions between people and snakes and spiders, which increases the risk of being bitten or stung.

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First look at designs for new $30m Wentworth Health Service

The Wentworth community has been provided with its first look at designs for the new $30 million Wentworth Health Service which will transform health services and facilities in the region.

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Wentworth Health Service redevelopment - artist's impression front of building

Buronga HealthOne open

The Buronga HealthOne is a new facility caring for the Buronga, Dareton, Gol Gol, Wentworth, Euston and Balranald communities.

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