NSLHD News December 3 2021

Artist’s impression of the Ryde Hospital redevelopment

$479 MILLION RYDE HOSPITAL FORGES AHEAD In exciting news for staff and patients of Ryde Hospital, the existing hospital campus services to the area.” Mr Hazzard said that ties to Macquarie University will also be strengthened on campus. “The new Ryde Hospital and

provide a significant boost to future health services. “It is wonderful news and we can’t wait to see the new hospital take shape,” she said. “The redevelopment preserves the historic Denistone House and retains the investment in rehabilitation services at Graythwaithe.” The redevelopment team is calling for community members to join a Consumer Reference Group (CRG) to help shape the direction of the redevelopment. To submit an expression of interest to join the CRG and find out more information, visit https:// rydehospitalredevelopment. health.nsw.gov.au/

will be transformed into a state-of-the-art facility with expanded and improved emergency care, critical care, community and outpatient services. Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard and Member for Ryde Victor Dominello announced the existing site as most suitable after extensive consultation with hospital staff and the local community. “We’ve listened to our doctors, nurses and allied health professionals and the community on both options of the current site or Macquarie University,” Mr Dominello said. “Overwhelmingly, they all wanted to remain in Ryde and we are confident that this is the best way forward. “With the site now chosen, the local community is set to receive a huge boost to health services and we can now move forward in bringing first-class health

Macquarie University will work together in creating teaching and research opportunities alongside clinical placements,” Mr Hazzard said. The district, in partnership with Health Infrastructure, will now begin the next phase of consultation with clinicians, staff, patients, carers, consumers and the local community on the design of the new hospital. Ryde Hospital General Manager Heather Gough welcomed the announcement which will preserve the historic Denistone House but

Artist’s impression of the Ryde Hospital redevelopment



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