Information for Media

Western Sydney Local Health District

Information for Media

If you have a media enquiry about Westmead, Auburn, Blacktown, Cumberland or Mount Druitt hospitals or one or our community health centres please contact our Corporate Communications team on (02) 8890 6470.

For urgent after-hours enquiries and patient condition updates, phone 0408 893 804.

If your enquiry is for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, visit

If you are a journalist, you can subscribe to our media release distribution list by emailing [email protected] (PLEASE NOTE: marketing emails will be deleted)

For regular news and updates from our services, you can also subscribe to The Pulse.

Filming requests

All filming requests in any WSLHD premises must be referred to the Corporate Communications unit for consideration and approval.  Approval is at the discretion of the Corporate Communications director in consultation with the general manager/s and/or chief executive. A minimum of 10 working days is required before a decision will be made.  Fees may apply.  Consideration is given for non-for-profit health related organisations.

To request to film at a WSLHD facility, email [email protected]

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