The Bathurst community is set to benefit from a range of new and expanded health services with the master plan for the Bathurst Hospital redevelopment unveiled today. 

The NSW Government is investing $200 million in a major redevelopment of Bathurst Hospital to expand, modernise and improve health services and facilities for the Bathurst and surrounding communities.  

The Bathurst Hospital master plan highlights the vision for the redevelopment which will deliver enhanced and flexible care with new, contemporary health facilities that will support the wellbeing of patients, carers and staff now and into the future.

A mix of new and refurbished areas will be delivered as part of the redevelopment, will be delivered as part of $200 million redevelopment, which will provide the community with expanded services including the emergency department and maternity, as well as improved paediatrics, mental health, inpatient and outpatient services. The Daffodil Cottage Cancer Care Service is also being expanded.  

Bathurst Hospital staff, clinicians and the Western NSW Local Health District have provided valuable input to the project team which has helped inform the planning and design.

To enhance access to the campus and provide better connections to car parking, an additional entry point is planned at Mitre Street is planned as well as, improved car parking is also proposed. 

Retaining and maximising views, light-filled spaces as well as new outdoor green spaces are also proposed as part of the redevelopment to create a welcoming and healing environment for patients, staff and visitors.

The master plan marks the next step in planning for this significant hospital expansion and we’re now encouraging the community to provide their feedback, with a series of information sessions planned this month.” 

The Bathurst community are encouraged to provide their feedback on the hospital’s redevelopment master plan at a series of community information sessions which will take place in the hospital’s main foyer on: 

•    Friday 24 February 2023 - 9.00 am-11.00 am
•    Tuesday 28 February 2023 - 4.30 pm-6.30 pm
•    Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 12.00pm-2.00 pm
•    Thursday 2 March 2023 - 11.00 am-1.00 pm

To provide feedback please click here or for more information, contact the project team via email or phone 02 9978 5432.