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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6 December 2023

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) improved in a number of key planned surgery and emergency department (ED) performance measures despite increasingly high demand for hospital care.

5 December 2023

Construction begins on new Canowindra HealthOne facility

Construction works will soon commence on the new Canowindra HealthOne facility, which will significantly improve the community’s access to care.

4 December 2023

Generous bequest to benefit Grenfell Multipurpose Service

The Grenfell Multipurpose Service (MPS) has received a generous bequest from the estate of the late Kathleen Helen Bandy.

28 November 2023

Access to JE vaccine expands to four more Local Government Areas in Western NSW

NSW has expanded access to free Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine to a further 14 locations bordering the existing eligible areas in regional NSW from Tuesday 28 November, four of which are in Western NSW.

27 November 2023

Have your say on the draft Clinical Services Plan for Dubbo, Narromine and Wellington

Communities in western NSW are being invited to have their say on a new draft Clinical Services Plan that will help shape future healthcare delivery in Dubbo, Narromine and Wellington.

22 November 2023

Cancer patients benefit from state-of-the-art treatment closer to home

Cancer care patients across Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) are benefitting from an enhancement to oncology services in the region, which has significantly increased access to a specialised treatment previously only available in metropolitan areas.

16 November 2023

Healthcare workers reaffirm commitment to communities of Western NSW

Healthcare workers across the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) are reaffirming their commitment to patients, residents and mental health care clients in a series of local events.

9 November 2023

Bathurst Health Service thanks dedicated Dr Haloob for decade of service

Bathurst Health Service is acknowledging the dedication of renal physician Dr Imad Haloob after more than a decade of service, following the announcement of his retirement this month.

25 October 2023

Welcome Baby to Bourke Ceremony wins NSW Health Award

The dedication, compassion and ingenuity of healthcare staff and volunteers across the state has been celebrated at the 25th annual NSW Health Awards.

24 October 2023

Western NSW patients rate cancer care highly

People receiving cancer treatment across Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) have reported overwhelmingly positive experiences of care, according to the latest independent survey.

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