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Originally built in 1996, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital was in desperate need of additional beds and a general upgrade in facilities to the emergency department and wider hospital grounds. The $25 million redevelopment will deliver contemporary facilities with improved patient care. The project will include a combination of new build and refurbishment of the existing emergency department. Key features include:
  • An increase in area and treatment spaces;
  • Enhanced emergency care for the local community;
  • Additional emergency department short stay unit capacity;
  • Streaming of patients to the most appropriate environment of care to reflect their level of complexity; and
  • An improved emergency care experience for staff, patients and visitors.