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

Rebuilding Health

Published 6th November, 2017

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

The Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital redevelopment will see the hospital transition from a facility serving its local community well, to a major metropolitan hospital servicing Western Sydney.

The expansion is designed to help meet the growing demand for services, and reduce the need to travel outside of the area for treatment.

More than $700 million has been committed to the redevelopment across Stages 1 and 2. Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and the new building under Stage 2 is expected to be completed 2019-20.

Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital

Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital

The Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital redevelopment will provide first-class facilities and equip the hospital to cater for the future needs of the surrounding communities.

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.

More than $450 million has been committed to the redevelopment across three stages.

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 and a 1400 space car park.

$900 million has been committed to the development, with completion scheduled for late 2018.

Westmead Hospital

Westmead Hospital

The Westmead redevelopment will locate complex and critical care services into a multi-storey Central Acute Services Building (CASB), linking Westmead Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

The Westmead Precinct is at the epicentre of government policy to transform Western Sydney into a global growth corridor founded upon integrated public and private health, research, education and training, residential and community development.

Over $900 million has been committed to Stages 1a and 1b of the Westmead redevelopment.

St George Hospital and Sutherland Hospital

Artist's impression of St George Hospital

The 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.

$277 million has been committed to the redevelopment, with the construction of the new Acute Services Building completed late 2017.

The Sutherland Hospital redevelopment will deliver a major expansion of adult acute inpatient beds and an emergency department to provide the increased capacity to meet future demands for the community.

The $62.9 million redevelopment will complete main works in late 2017.

Campbelltown Hospital

Campbelltown Stage 2

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

Completed in 2016, Stage 1 of the redevelopment saw the construction of a new multi-storey Acute Services Building with new inpatient wards, ambulatory, outpatient, allied health services, pathology and clinical information.

Stage 2 will include further enhancements to the hospital campus, providing a range of expanded services to the region.

Over $760 million has been committed to the Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment across Stages 1 and 2.

Gosford Hospital

Gosford Hospital

The 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.

$348 million has been committed to the Gosford Hospital redevelopment, with construction complete mid-2018.

Dubbo Base Hospital

Dubbo Base Hospital

The Dubbo Base Hospital redevelopment will make the hospital a major rural referral centre specialising in acute care services.

The redevelopment involved four stages and combines new operating theatres, surgical services, inpatient wards and maternity services with upgrades to the renal unit, sterilising department, hospital entry and car parking.

A new $35 million Integrated Cancer Centre is also to be developed, assisting people living in remote Western NSW by providing access to world-class cancer diagnostics and treatment facilities.

More than $241 million has been committed to the Dubbo Base Hospital redevelopment across four stages. Stages 1 and 2 was officially opened in 2016, Stages 3 and 4 is currently under construction.

Griffith Base Hospital

The Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment is proposed to include upgrades to ambulatory care clinics and treatment spaces, critical care services, as well as improved hospital access and onsite parking.

$35 million has been committed to the redevelopment, with demolition works taking place late 2017 and enabling works beginning mid-2018.

Macksville Hospital

The Macksville Hospital redevelopment will provide the community with a facility that delivers contemporary health services to the people of the Nambucca Valley and the broader region.

The Macksville community has a set of unique health challenges to be considered, due to its significant aged and indigenous population. This project will enhance patient care while also improving ambulatory care and outpatient treatments.

$73 million has been committed to the Macksville Hospital redevelopment.

Lismore Base Hospital

Lismore Base Hospital

The Lismore Base Hospital redevelopment will deliver improved and expanded healthcare facilities and services to meet the needs of communities in Lismore and the surrounding parts of Northern NSW.

Stage 3 of the development has been split into three parts. Stage 3A was completed in 2016, delivering an expanded emergency department and a new ambulance drop-off bay. Stage 3B will fit out the Southern Tower superstructure and consolidate the community health and ambulatory care services. Stage 3C will see the construction of an additional four levels to the Northern Tower.

Over $320 million has been committed to the Lismore Base Hospital redevelopment, with the project expected to be completed mid-2021.

Broken Hill Hospital

Broken Hill Hospital

The Broken Hill Health Service redevelopment will modernise existing facilities at Broken Hill and ensure the local community has access to first-class health services.

The project will include the construction of a new Community Health Centre that includes a new dental facility, child, family and community health services and new staff offices. Reconfiguration of the hospital’s ambulatory care wing to expand cancer care services and consolidate waiting areas for patients will also be delivered.

$30 million has been committed to the redevelopment, with construction on the Community Health Centre expected to be complete late 2018.

Published 6th November, 2017