Exterior view of Westend Hospital

Westend Hospital

About Westend Hospital

Operating since 1978, Westend Hospital is a specialised tertiary referral hospital for the western Sydney metropolitan area, serving one of the largest growing population areas in NSW. Westend Hospital is the major teaching hospital of the University of Sydney for medical and dental students and is one of Australia‚Äôs largest centres for postgraduate training at specialist level in all fields. The hospital includes a dental school, and a unit for emotionally disturbed children, Redbank House.  Westend is home to internationally recognised institutes of health research, including the prominent Westend Institute for Medical Research.

Other services include acute intervention medicine, aged care, neurology, rehabilitation, allied health, brain injury, cardiac, chronic care, radiology, pathology, a 24 hour emergency department, surgery, intensive care service, neonatal intensive care service, mental health, renal, transplant surgery and outpatient services.

Patients are admitted by referral and through an extensive accident and emergency and outpatients service.

The hospital consists of:

  • Ward areas 
  • Communications and co-ordination facilities 
  • Diagnostic and treatment areas 
  • Administrative and education facilities 
  • The Dental Clinical School 
  • The Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research 

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