We provide modern health care to help Western Sydney
become the healthiest community in Australia.
We will deliver modern healthcare to the
people of western Sydney and beyond.
Western Sydney Local Health District
(WSLHD) provides a vast and complex
range of healthcare to around 1 million
residents and many more across the state
We have the second largest population in
NSW that is projected to increase to nearly
1.3 million by 2021. More than 43 percent
of our residents were born overseas and 45
percent speak a language other than English
at home. We are home to the highest urban
population of Aboriginal people in NSW.
We face a growing burden of disease,
increasing complex chronic conditions and
rising demand for health services. These are
health trends in our communities that are
concerning; childhood obesity, diabetes,
rising mental health issues and conditions
associated with aging.
These combined demands place enormous
pressure on our ability to deliver sustainable
Our patients and community require
an enhanced health experience.
Securing modern health care for Western Sydney
Our strategic priorities reflect our
commitment to delivering modern health
care in the areas that matter
most to western Sydney.
We will influence better health and wellbeing
in our growing community. Achieving
our priorities requires a shift in our resource
investment and a redesign of our business.
Our collective work over the last five
years has stabilised our operations and
consolidated our services, positioning our
organisation to meet future health demands
with confidence. We will be a stronger,
healthier business over the next 5 – 10 years.
To meet future demand and to provide
excellence to the people of Sydney’s west
we have embarked on:
• Multimillion dollar capital
• Researching world’s best practice and
• Partnering with key health and care
agencies and organisations providing
integrated and seamless pathways
across the system.
We are dedicated to meeting and
exceeding the performance expectations
of our service agreement with the New
South Wales Ministry of Health. We
are investing in our business to ensure
alignment with consumer and provider
expectations and contemporary evidence
for a better healthcare experience.
Only by working together; connecting,
innovating and striving for excellence
can we continually deliver exceptional