Project

Westmead Integrated Mental Health Complex

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Westmead Integrated Mental Health Complex

The new Integrated Mental Health Complex in Westmead will comprise of a mental health assessment unit, mental health beds, ambulatory and outpatient services and education facilities. The facility will be linked to the Central Acute Services Building at Westmead Hospital and will replace the existing mental health facilities at Cumberland Hospital.

The scope of the project includes:

  • a Mental Health Acute Assessment Unit to enable efficient assessment, referral and intake of patients
  • acute mental health beds, including beds for youth, adolescent, adult, older persons, and adults with eating disorders
  • sub and non-acute mental health beds
  • multidisciplinary ambulatory and outpatient services, and
  • education facilities.

 

Key Dates

May 2022 Project Announcement
2024 Expected Contract Award
2024 Expected Construction Commencement
2026 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NSW Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Health Infrastructure NSW

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2022 The NSW Government announced $460 million in funding to deliver a new Integrated Mental Health Complex in Westmead.
Sep 2022 Health Infrastructure NSW released new designs for the project.
May 2023 The project's Environmental Impact Statement was placed on exhibition, closing on 21 June.
Nov 2023 The NSW Government released updated procurement and delivery timelines for the project in the 2023-24 State Infrastructure Plan. Procurement for the project is scheduled to commence early 2024, with a contract expected to be awarded by the end of June. Construction is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2024.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Media releases
2022/05/02
2022/09/11