Artist's impression of Blacktown Hospital
Artist's impression: Blacktown Hospital Redevelopment Stage 2

Rebuilding Health

Published 15th October, 2016

A hospital building boom across NSW will provide more and better treatment to patients.

Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital

Artist's impression of Blacktown Hospital
Artist's impression: Blacktown Hospital Redevelopment Stage 2

Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital operates across the Blacktown and Mt Druitt campuses. The new hospital will deliver high priority clinical services including a comprehensive cancer treatment centre, additional acute beds and a new inpatient building.

Valued at $312 million, Stage 1 of the hospital expansion is due for completion in late 2015.

In March 2015, the NSW Government announced $400 million towards Stage 2 of the hospital's redevelopment.

Planning is underway and will redevelop the emergency department, add operating theatres, create increased inpatient beds and boost maternity and paediatric services.

Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital

The $282.1 million Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital redevelopment and expansion will provide first class facilities and allow the hospital to cater to its community’s future needs.

The new hospital will deliver an enhanced emergency department, operating theatres, women’s and children’s replacement inpatient units, new intensive care and high dependency units, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad.

In February 2015, the NSW Government announced $170 million to deliver Stage 3 redevelopment of Wagga Wagga Rural Referral.

Northern Beaches Hospital

Artist's impression: Northern Beaches Hospital

The new Northern Beaches Hospital is being built on a 6.5 hectare site at Frenchs Forest.

The hospital will provide surgical, medical, paediatric, obstetric and inpatient mental health services. It will feature a large, modern emergency department.

Heathscope will build and operate the modern, 9 storey hospital with 488 beds, 1,400 car spaces and a helipad. The hospital is scheduled for completion in 2018.

Westmead Hospital

In February 2015, the NSW Government announced $900 million towards the Westmead Hospital redevelopment. This includes $750 million for Stage 1 of the redevelopment, $72 million for the car park and $95 million for The Children’s Hospital.

St George Hospital and Sutherland Hospital

Artist's impression of St George Hospital

The $307 million St George Hospital redevelopment will increase inpatient beds, add new operating theatres and new units for intensive care and high dependency patients while also providing other clinical support services. Construction of the new Acute Services Building is expected to be completed in 2017.

The $62.9 million Sutherland Hospital redevelopment will deliver a major expansion of adult acute inpatient beds and an emergency department.

South East Regional Hospital

The $187 million South East Regional Hospital will change the way health care is delivered to the Bega Valley and beyond.

The new hospital will provide 134 inpatient beds - more than the current Bega and Pambula hospitals combined. There will be an expanded emergency department and operating theatres as well as car parking for about 500 vehicles. Construction is scheduled for completion in early 2016.

Byron Central Hospital

Works are underway for the new $88 million Byron Central Hospital.

The new hospital will provide enhanced services and include 24 hour accident and emergency services, inpatient beds, a low risk maternity service, X-ray and medical imaging services, a non-acute mental health unit, and dental and chemotherapy services.

Construction is scheduled for completion in early 2016.

Maitland Hospital

 The NSW Government has committed $20 million to the new Maitland Hospital at Metford.

Planning and site enabling for the hospital is underway.

As part of the project, some clinical services in the region will be realigned. This includes undertaking an extension to the Kurri Kurri Hospital rehabilitation unit to accommodate the transfer of rehabilitation beds located at Maitland Hospital and some refurbishment of the vacated space at Maitland Hospital for acute services.

Campbelltown Hospital

The $133 million Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment will help meet the future demands of the Macarthur region, one of the fastest growing areas of NSW.

Stage 1 of the redevelopment includes construction of a new Acute Services Building, which was completed in December 2014. Refurbishment works are scheduled for completion in late 2015.

Planning is underway for Stage 2, which prioritises imaging services, reconfiguration and expansion of the acute hospital including the emergency department, theatres, inpatient beds and expanded cancer services.

Gosford Hospital

Artist's impression of Gosford Hospital

The $368 million Gosford Hospital redevelopment will significantly upgrade healthcare provision on the Central Coast.

This hospital upgrade will deliver a new emergency department, intensive care and high dependency unit expansion, improved operating theatres, maternity services and more inpatient beds for medical, acute and sub-acute services. Clinical and non-clinical support services, and car parking, will be increased. Early works are underway.

Tamworth Hospital

The $211 million Tamworth Hospital redevelopment will provide increased capacity and improved clinical services to patients.

The new Acute Services Building was completed in May 2015 and will deliver a central hub for medical, surgical and other specialties in the region. It will also provide outreach and support for chronic and complex disease management across the community. The redevelopment will complement the $41.7 million New England North West Regional Cancer Centre, which was completed in 2012.

Refurbishment works are scheduled for completion in mid 2016.

Dubbo Hospital

Artist's impression: Dubbo Hospital

The $91.3 million Stage 1 and 2 Dubbo Base Hospital redevelopment will make the hospital a major rural referral centre and will specialise in acute care services.

The redevelopment will involve two stages and combine new operating theatres, surgical services, inpatient wards and maternity services with upgrades to the renal unit, sterilising department, hospital entry and car parking. Construction for stages 1 and 2 is scheduled for completion in late 2015.

In January 2015, the NSW Government announced $150 million to deliver Stages 3 and 4 of the Dubbo Base Hospital redevelopment.

Wollongong Hospital Elective Surgery Unit

Patient care at Wollongong Hospital

Construction on the new $106 million Wollongong Hospital Elective Surgery Unit is complete.

The facility has a dedicated service for people across the Illawarra and surrounding regions. It encompasses seven operating theatres, 60 surgical beds and significant improvements to critical care capacity.

Published 15th October, 2016