Westmead refurbishment: What you need to know

Westmead Redevelopment
Westmead Hospital staff in a patent room during a recent site visit to the inpatient unit (IPU) B6, which is expected to be competed in April 2018. During the visit, staff discussed the location and movement of patient beds throughout the unit. Orderlies provided advice to the group.

The Westmead Hospital refurbishment program involves refurbishment to more than 30 per cent of Westmead Hospital.   A number of wards, clinics and services will be impacted as work continues through to 2022.

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) and audiology (E2) 

The ENT and audiology departments are moving from Level 1 (Clinic G) to level 2 (E2) into a refurbished space, located near the University Clinics.

Moving day is Tuesday, 23 January 2018.  The department will re-open in its new home on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 for emergency treatment. Routine appointments will start from Monday, 29 January 2018.

Inpatient unit (IPU) B6

Construction continues into 2018 and will impact surrounding wards and services. Follow the directions of construction workers and take care in and around the area.  B5 impacts from IPU B6

Recently the sleep clinic and respiratory wards returned to their homes in B5A.

The medical high-dependency unit will relocate to B5B in January 2018 (date to be confirmed). Until then, they remain in D3A/D3B (Block D, Level 3).

The respiratory clinics (respiratory comprehensive care centre) will relocate to B5C in January 2018 (date to be confirmed). Until then, they remain in their temporary home in D3A/D3B (Block D, Level 3).

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More information on Westmead Redevelopment refurbishments: www.westmeadproject.health.nsw.gov.au/projects/refurbishments