Thousands of residents across North-West Sydney are now closer to having world class health services on their doorstep with the site for the Rouse Hill Hospital announced today.
Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott joined Minister for Health, Brad Hazzard, on site at 768 Windsor Road, Rouse Hill to inspect the site of the new hospital.
“We promised a new hospital in Rouse Hill and this site has been selected to ensure easy access for residents across North West Sydney,” Mr Elliott said.
The site is close to the Rouse Hill Town Centre and the new Rouse Hill Metro station, ensuring both staff and the community will be able to access the hospital easily.
“Planning and early design works can now get underway along with community consultation to ensure we deliver what the community need and deserve,” Mr Hazzard said.
The new Rouse Hill Hospital will be linked to Blacktown/Mt Druitt and Westmead hospitals to ensure comprehensive health care throughout the North West.
The new Rouse Hill Hospital will complement the billions of dollars already funded for new health facilities in Sydney’s West, which includes:
- Westmead and The Children’s Hospital, Westmead: $1 billion;
- Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals: more than $700 million;
- Nepean Hospital: more than $1 billion;
- Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, Lidcombe: $91.5 million;
- Campbelltown Hospital: $800 million;
- Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct: $740 million;
- Rouse Hill Health Service: $300 million;
- Ronald McDonald House, Westmead: $10 million;
- Bankstown-Lidcombe Emergency Department: $25 million; and,
- Concord Hospital: $341 million.