The 2017-18 Budget recognises the need for quality, local health facilities to serve the growing population of Western Sydney. Investments include:

  • $5 million in 2017-18 to commence Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment (including the Mental Health and South West Paediatric services), at an estimated total cost of $632.0 million
  • $5.0 million in 2017-18 to commence redevelopment of the Sydney Children’s Hospital Westmead, at an estimated total cost of $95.0 million
  • $34.0 million in 2017-18 for redevelopment of Nepean Hospital and Integrated Ambulatory Services, at an estimated total cost of $550.0 million
  • $104.1 million in 2017-18 to continue the redevelopment of Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals, with an estimated total cost of $659.0 million
  • new capital projects for Campbelltown Hospital car park and Nepean Hospital car park
  • the Resolve mental health social impact investment, including a support centre in Penrith
  • $38.9 million over the next four years for community based palliative care services in Western Sydney Local Health District. This includes a 24-hour, sevenday- a-week on-call specialist palliative care service at home and nursing services in residential aged care facilities
  • continuing works on the redevelopment of Westmead Hospital (Stage 1) and the Westmead Hospital car park, Blacktown Hospital car park and Forensic Pathology/Coroner’s Court in Lidcombe.