Hospital project creates job skills for life

Hospital project creates job skills for life

Blacktown's expansion has created more than a hundred construction training opportunities for young people, women and Aboriginal workers

Posted 03 Dec 2018
Awards trifecta for building masters

Awards trifecta for building masters

Project builders AW Edwrads and Fugen scored three top awards at this year's Master Builder's Association gala night, including Apprentice of the Year

Posted 20 Nov 2018
Poppies honour the fallen

Poppies honour the fallen

Remembrance Day commemorations honour those who served

Posted 16 Nov 2018
Centre best in the West

Centre best in the West

Mount Druitt Hospital Community Dialysis Centre has won the Greater Western Sydney Health Project of the Year Award

Posted 09 Nov 2018
Poppies bloom for Remembrance Day

Poppies bloom for Remembrance Day

Thousands of poppies have bloomed at Blacktown and Mount Druitt for this year's 100th anniversary of the Armistice marking the end of WWI

Posted 09 Nov 2018
Premier's gong for Project RED

Premier's gong for Project RED

A project to redesign Blacktown's emergency department ahead of its major expansion has won a coveted Premier's Award

Posted 09 Nov 2018
Project leader honoured with Premier's Award nomination

Project leader honoured with Premier's Award nomination

Former project director Andrew Paris' work on BMDH Project has been recognised with a finalist nomination in this year's prestigious NSW Premier's Awards

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Posted 30 Oct 2018
First look inside new hospital

First look inside new hospital

Minister for Health Brad Hazzard takes a tour of the new acute services building

Posted 19 Oct 2018
Paediatrics director needed for new services

Paediatrics director needed for new services

A new role will lead the expansion of children's services at Blacktown

Posted 10 Oct 2018
Dancers win People's Choice Photo Award

Dancers win People's Choice Photo Award

Dancers silhouetted against a sunset have won photographer Balzinder Balz the popular People's Choice Award in the 2018 BMDH Photo Competition

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Posted 05 Oct 2018
Library dedicated to Professor Peter Zelas

Library dedicated to Professor Peter Zelas

Western Sydney University has honoured retiring Professor Peter Zelas by naming the Blacktown Mount Drutt Clinical School Library in his honour

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Posted 03 Oct 2018
SOS project lends a helping hand to outpatients

SOS project lends a helping hand to outpatients

A new project is streamlining outpatient services at Blacktown

Posted 25 Sep 2018
Emergency Dept trial a welcome change

Emergency Dept trial a welcome change

A trial to improve the patient experience in NSW emergency departments is set to change how we care for patietns now, and is a game changer for our new ED opening in 2019

Posted 24 Sep 2018
Prime Minister greenlights Mount Druitt MRI scans

Prime Minister greenlights Mount Druitt MRI scans

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a new MRI licence for Mount Druitt Hospital, enabling the local community to have free MRI scans with no out-of-pocket expenses

Posted 23 Sep 2018
Supportive and Palliative Care Community Forum

Supportive and Palliative Care Community Forum

A community forum to learn more about end-of-life services. All welcome. 

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Posted 14 Sep 2018
Building Bridges - new walkway arrives

Building Bridges - new walkway arrives

19 metres long and weighing 23 tonnes, our latest addition swings into action

Posted 31 Aug 2018
Vote now - People's Choice Award

Vote now - People's Choice Award

Voting is open - which one is your favourite?

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Posted 24 Aug 2018
Tropics come to Blacktown

Tropics come to Blacktown

Palm trees swaying in the breeze... see what's arrived at Blacktown Hospital

Posted 16 Aug 2018
Farewell to Leena Singh

Farewell to Leena Singh

Project leader Leena Singh has farewelled the project for new opportunities

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Posted 29 Jun 2018
Work Out West

Work Out West

We're looking for the best and brightest to choose a "healthy" career at the Western Sydney Careers Expo 28 June - 1 July 2018

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Posted 29 Jun 2018
Blacktown Budget Boost

Blacktown Budget Boost

Baby bundles, booming construction and better health for western Sydney - check WSLHD's budget update (and thanks Baby George, our poster boy!)

Posted 19 Jun 2018
Get a job at Blacktown or Mount Druitt

Get a job at Blacktown or Mount Druitt

We're now recruiting for nurses and support staff at Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals, and there are more jobs to come

Posted 15 Jun 2018
Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week

Amanda was one of the first nurses at Blacktown Hospital in 1965 - now she's a volunteer in emergency. Here's her story. 

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Posted 25 May 2018
Super Models

Super Models

A growing hospital means changing models of care - we talk to our nurses to find out more

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Posted 18 May 2018
David's Story for International Nurses Day

David's Story for International Nurses Day

Project officer David decided to try working with us for a year. That was six years ago. Here's his story for International Nurses Day 2018. 

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Posted 11 May 2018
Jenny's Story for International Nurses Day

Jenny's Story for International Nurses Day

By the time she's finished stage 2, Jenny will have ordered more than 68,000 items for our new hospital. Here's her story, celebrating International Nurses Day 2018

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Posted 11 May 2018
Julia's Story for International Nurses Day

Julia's Story for International Nurses Day

We have nurses working on every part of our project. Here's Julia's story.

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Posted 10 May 2018
Top job on acute services building

Top job on acute services building

Our Blacktown Hospital acute services building has reached roof level of the Premier of NSW was there to mark the special occasion

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Posted 30 Apr 2018
For Blacktown Hospital drop-off use cancer centre entry - main entry drop off closing 16 April

For Blacktown Hospital drop-off use cancer centre entry - main entry drop off closing 16 April

Use cancer centre end of Blacktown Hospital for drop-off. Main entry drop-off closing Monday 16 April for construction of the new hospital building - check the flier for alternative arrangements.

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Posted 09 Apr 2018
Crane-a-saurus vs T-wrecks

Crane-a-saurus vs T-wrecks

Our site crane has officially been dubbed Crane-a-saurus

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Posted 29 Mar 2018
2018 Photo Competition now open

2018 Photo Competition now open

The BMDH Photo Competition is back, baby, so get snapping!

Posted 27 Mar 2018
Premier marks Mount Druitt stage 2 completion

Premier marks Mount Druitt stage 2 completion

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today officially opened the Community Dialysis Centre at Mount Druitt, marking the completion of stage 2 expansion at the hospital

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Posted 14 Mar 2018
Leading the change - activity-based working at WSLHD

Leading the change - activity-based working at WSLHD

We're the first in Australia to have activity-based working in a hospital setting. See what our staff have to say. 

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Posted 02 Mar 2018
New car park extension officially opened

New car park extension officially opened

One big ribbon, one thousand car spaces, one priceless patient

Posted 08 Feb 2018
Seeing things differently

Seeing things differently

Temporary art exhibitions are giving staff a new persepctive on vision impairment

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Posted 02 Feb 2018
Blacktown P1 car park extension now open

Blacktown P1 car park extension now open

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Posted 22 Jan 2018
Green light for car park expansion

Green light for car park expansion

More parking is on the way - car park extension opens Monday 22 January 2018

Posted 19 Jan 2018
It's a wrap

It's a wrap

The annual wrap-up showcases the highlights of expansion and redevelopment in Western Sydney Local Health District

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Posted 11 Jan 2018
It's been a big year!

It's been a big year!

2017 has been a big year - here's a quick look back. 

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Posted 22 Dec 2017
Digital theatre opens at Mount Druitt

Digital theatre opens at Mount Druitt

Mount Druitt's surgical expansion continues with the opening of our new digital theatre

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Posted 24 Nov 2017
Our 250th Weekly Update

Our 250th Weekly Update

Every Friday since 2012 we've been sending out a weekly update to keep you informed as we grow into a major new hospital for western Sydney

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Posted 24 Nov 2017
Prime Minister's Award Finalist

Prime Minister's Award Finalist

BMDH Project is officially one of the country's best public sector projects - one of only 13 projects nationally to reach the finals of the Prime Minister's Awards. Here's why. 

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Posted 12 Nov 2017
Ancient culture, modern life

Ancient culture, modern life

Local artist Uncle Danny Eastwood has brought our new healing garden to life with his colourful totems

Posted 20 Oct 2017
Child's Play

Child's Play

A donation of play equipment has brought a big smile to small faces at Mount Druitt

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Posted 20 Oct 2017
High-tech car park reaches milestone

High-tech car park reaches milestone

Our high-tech new car park reaches top level at Blacktown

Posted 05 Oct 2017
MRI services commences at Mount Druitt

MRI services commences at Mount Druitt

Our new MRI Unit at Mount Druitt is now open

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Posted 22 Sep 2017
Flower art project nominated for award

Flower art project nominated for award

Ten Thousand Paper Petals, our cross-cultural community art project, is up for a major award at the Western Sydney Local Health District Annual Quality awards

Posted 06 Sep 2017
Centre for Addiction Medicine

Centre for Addiction Medicine

Addiction medicine services move to a welcoming new centre at Mount Druitt Hospital

Posted 01 Sep 2017
New Panorama Parade entry now open at Blacktown Hospital

New Panorama Parade entry now open at Blacktown Hospital

Our new Panorama Parade vehicle entry at Blacktown Hospital is now open

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Posted 18 Aug 2017
Premier visits 'the best'

Premier visits 'the best'

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she's "thrilled" with our Stage 2 progress

Posted 04 Aug 2017
Grow your JMO career at Blacktown

Grow your JMO career at Blacktown

Come and work with us a JMO next year

Posted 27 Jul 2017
Health Roundtable award for digital kiosks

Health Roundtable award for digital kiosks

BMDH Project's digital kiosks have wom a Health Roundtable award in Brisbane

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Posted 26 Jul 2017
Award trifecta for Blacktown project

Award trifecta for Blacktown project

Simply the best: NSW Health Infrastructure, Jacobs architects and HARC arts win three international awards at Design & Health world congress in Vienna

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Posted 15 Jul 2017
Smoking ceremony honours past and future at Blacktown

Smoking ceremony honours past and future at Blacktown

Local Elder Uncle Stephen Williams performs at traditional smoking ceremony at Blacktonw Hospital

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Posted 14 Jul 2017
Making a good recovery

Making a good recovery

New recovery unit opens at Mount Druitt Hospital

Posted 06 Jul 2017
Three 'Academy' Award nominations for Blacktown

Three 'Academy' Award nominations for Blacktown

Blacktown Hospital has scored three nominations in the prestigious international Design & Health World Congress Academy Awards

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Posted 06 Jul 2017
Making an entry at Blacktown

Making an entry at Blacktown

We have new pedestrian entries at Blacktown - just follow the signs!

Posted 29 Jun 2017
Pre-Admission Clinic opens

Pre-Admission Clinic opens

New clinic is our first Stage 2 project for Mount Druitt

Posted 27 Jun 2017
New drug health centre takes shape

New drug health centre takes shape

Mount Druitt's Centre for Addiction Medicine will provide counselling, support, treatment and other services to improve quality of life for clients and their families

Posted 23 Jun 2017
One of the world's best

One of the world's best

Project architects Jacobs will showcase Blacktown Hospital at the International Academy for Design & Health World Congress in Vienna, placing us in the world's top health design projects

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Posted 22 May 2017
Blacktown Hospital contractors ready for action

Blacktown Hospital contractors ready for action

Stage 2? Bring it on!

Posted 15 May 2017
Best of the best at Blacktown

Best of the best at Blacktown

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Health Minister Brad Hazzard say we lead the way in NSW

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Posted 14 Apr 2017
Come Fly With Me

Come Fly With Me

WSLHD's Carlos Furtado takes us on a drone flight around the new acute services building and car park expansion projects at Blacktown Hospital

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Posted 13 Apr 2017
Call for artists EOI online now

Call for artists EOI online now

Are you interested in being part of our arts and culture projects at Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals? Expressions of interest close 7 April 2017

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Posted 27 Feb 2017
New approach benefits respiratory patients

New approach benefits respiratory patients

A new initiative on C72 Respiratory allows patients with severe respiratory conditions to be cared for in a ward instead of intensive care

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Posted 24 Feb 2017
Aussie companies set to go for Stage 2

Aussie companies set to go for Stage 2

A handshake seals the deal for more car parking and new hospital building contractors

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Posted 17 Feb 2017
Come fly with me

Come fly with me

Take a flight over Blacktown Hospital with our intrepid SKYview photographer

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Posted 17 Feb 2017
Year in Review 2016

Year in Review 2016

When it comes to celebrations, 2016 has been a beauty!

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Posted 20 Dec 2016
Special ceremony for Mount Druitt dialysis centre

Special ceremony for Mount Druitt dialysis centre

Community dialysis coming to Mount Druitt as part of continuing expansion

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Posted 02 Dec 2016
Local health leader honoured

Local health leader honoured

Update: Stage 1 Project leader Peter Rophail wins top award

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Posted 31 Oct 2016
Top awards for project

Top awards for project

Project scoops the pool at NSW Health Awards

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Posted 31 Oct 2016
Art project scores top award

Art project scores top award

An art project which transformed the dialysis centre has won a WSLHD Quality Award

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Posted 22 Sep 2016
Excellence award for Jacobs

Excellence award for Jacobs

International award for project architects Jacobs

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Posted 19 Sep 2016
Project wins APAC Award

Project wins APAC Award

We've won an international award for consumer engagement

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Posted 13 Sep 2016
UPDATE: Carer zones poster made the APAC finals!

UPDATE: Carer zones poster made the APAC finals!

Our poster submission for the prestigious APAC awards has made the finals. 

Posted 05 Sep 2016
National Women in Construction Award

National Women in Construction Award

Project architects Jacobs have won a prestigious construction award

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Posted 25 Aug 2016
What would you do with a thousand flowers

What would you do with a thousand flowers

Ten Thousand Paper Petals... coming to Blacktown Hospital in September

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Posted 19 Aug 2016
Sacred Patterns

Sacred Patterns

Ten thousand petals, choral singing and a guitar sax duo are ready to delight you this September as part of the Sydney Sacred Music Festival at Blacktown Hospital

Posted 10 Aug 2016
We're going for gold!

We're going for gold!

You think Rio's going to be good, wait for Blacktown 2020

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Posted 05 Aug 2016
New Blacktown Hospital: have your say

New Blacktown Hospital: have your say

Community consultation on Stage 2 now open for comment

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Posted 28 Jul 2016
Dry July

Dry July

Don't be Vague, be brave - our Vague magazine team has all the tips for Dry July 2016

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Posted 27 Jun 2016
Clinical Services Building official opening

Clinical Services Building official opening

More than a project, people's "heart and soul": Premier Mike Baird opens new Clinical Services Building

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Posted 17 May 2016
See the art book

See the art book

"Not just a work of art. A work of community." See what our arts program created.

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Posted 17 May 2016
New dialysis centre now open

New dialysis centre now open

Our new regional dialysis centre provides 35,000 occasions of care every year

Posted 27 Apr 2016
Clinical services building first patients

Clinical services building first patients

First patients today. See what happened...

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Posted 11 Apr 2016
Community Open Day

Community Open Day

See what happened at this year's best "open for inspection"

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Posted 19 Mar 2016