emergency department...

Westmead's Emergency Department is one of the busiest in Australia with a diverse casemix and high acuity patient load. The ED sees ~60,000 adult patients annually and is supported by specialist services including 24/7 interventional cardiology, trauma, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery & toxicology.


@ Westmead Emergency, it is our job to look after our patients. The role of our Emergency Department is to assess and diagnose sick and injured adults. We are an entry portal into the hospital where the most critically ill patients in Western Sydney are managed by a world-reputed team of health care professionals.

When you arrive at Westmead Emergency, you will be looked after by a team of doctors, nurses and support staff working around the clock and striving to deliver a world class emergency health service. Westmead Emergency is one of the busiest departments in NSW with a challenging casemix and an annual census of ~65,000. The ED has full accreditation by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for advanced medical training in emergency medicine. The ED is staffed by a dedicated specialist team of doctors, nurses and allied health staff.

The Emergency Medicine Research Unit within our ED promotes quality and excellence in emergency care. The EMRU has a strong focus in education, evidence-based emergency medicine and research activities. Our ED has had a recently completed major redevelopment, including a new Urgent Care Centre, 4 new resuscitation rooms, and an early treatment zone.

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