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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18 September 2023

You can do it too

Local Mudgee woman Veronica Baskerville shares her journey from hospital support staff to starting her training as a registered nurse. 

18 September 2023

Register to attend WNSWLHD’s Community Conference

Call for WNSWLHD community members to attend the first WNSWLHD Community Conference. 

11 September 2023

Families invited to Welcome to Bourke Community Baby Ceremony

The Western NSW Local Health District invites families to take part in the 2023 Welcome to Community Baby Ceremony.  The event has also been named a finalist in the NSW Health 2023 Awards. 

6 September 2023

Refurbishments provide more comfort and choice in end-of-life care

People receiving end-of-life and palliative care at Wellington Health Service will now benefit from a more comfortable, home-like environment, following a major refurbishment to the facility’s palliative care space.

28 August 2023

Orange Hospital is reaching for the sun

Orange Hospital is about to become home to the second largest solar PV installation in any government facility in NSW.

18 August 2023

Outstanding achievements celebrated at WNSWLHD Awards

Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) celebrated its annual Awards and Gala Dinner at the Dubbo Rhino Lodge on Thursday 17 August.

8 August 2023

Coonabarabran nurse among NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Award finalists

Western NSW Local Health District has today congratulated local registered nurse Garima Nepal, who is among the 29 finalists nominated for the 11th annual NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.

25 July 2023

State-of-the-art health training centre opens in Western NSW

An innovative simulation and training centre that will be used by rural generalist nurses to increase their clinical skills has been officially opened in Wellington.

19 July 2023

Record research funding awarded at PITCHit 2023

Four dedicated teams in Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) have been awarded more than $73,000, at PITCHit 2023, to drive positive changes across the District in service, patient care and community support.

18 July 2023

Gook-int-ji-Nhunngku (Women’s Gathering) in Bourke

Local women are warmly invited to attend Western NSW Local Health District’s first ever Gook-int-ji-Nhunngku Gathering, which means women’s gathering in Barkindji language next month.

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