Thousands of residents across
north-west Sydney are closer to having world class health services on their
doorstep with the site for the Rouse Hill Hospital announced today.
Health Brad Hazzard, Riverstone MP, Kevin Conolly, Castle Hill MP, Ray
Williams, Baulkham Hills MP, David Elliott and Liberal candidate for
Hawkesbury, Robyn Preston were all on site at 768 Windsor Road, Rouse Hill to
inspect the site.
“We promised a new hospital in Rouse Hill and this site has been selected
to ensure easy access
for residents across north-west Sydney.”
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.
The acquisition of the site forms part of the NSW Government’s $300 million commitment.
“Planning, early design works
and community consultation will ensure we deliver what the community needs and
deserves,” Mr Hazzard said.
The new Rouse Hill Hospital
will complement Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals and Westmead Hospital to
ensure comprehensive health care throughout the north west.
“For 16 years Labor promised to
build hospitals but time after time, they proved their promises weren’t worth
the paper they were written on,” Mr Hazzard said.
that their promise is the largest spend on health services in north-west Sydney
ignores the fact the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government have spent over
$700 million redeveloping Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals and another $1
billion at Westmead Hospital.”
The investment in the new Rouse
Hill Hospital will add to the billions of dollars already funded for new health
facilities in Sydney’s west, including:
- Westmead and The Children’s Hospital, Westmead:
- Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals: more than
- 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
- Ronald McDonald House, Westmead: $10 million
- Bankstown-Lidcombe Emergency Department: $25 million
- Concord Hospital: $341 million