VIDEO: Watch the first episode of new Cumberland Hospital documentary series

This year, Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is honouring Cumberland Hospital’s 175th anniversary as a mental health facility in NSW.

Cumberland Hospital has been known by many names over this 175-year period has stood as a healthcare facility dedicated to caring for patients during their most vulnerable times.

To commemorate this milestone anniversary, WSLHD has produced a series of documentaries called ‘175 Years of Mental Health’ exploring the legacy of this facility, its people and its consumers.

Episode one, The Nurse, has just been released to coincide with International Nurses Day and pay tribute to the nurses who have cared for the patients and consumers of western Sydney.

You can view the first episode of the documentary series below.