The University of Newcastle, Australia

Western NSW Local Health District

Who are Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD)?

The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) is one of the largest Local Health Districts in New South Wales covering an area of 246,676 square kilometres, similar to the size of Britain. WNSWLHD delivers innovative health services to an estimated resident population of approximately 276,000 people. WNSWLHD boasts the largest rural mental health service in Australia, three major rural referral hospitals at Orange, Dubbo and Bathurst, 50 community health centres which provide access to a wide range of multidisciplinary primary, and community health services, 38 inpatient facilities including 25 Multipurpose Services (MPSs) and District Health Services at Mudgee, Cowra, Parkes and Forbes.

What Was Discussed?

WNSWLHD provided an overview of GradStart and MidStart recruitment, as well as support available for new graduate nurses.

Who Should Watch?

Nursing & Midwifery students.

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