Bulli Hospital

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Celebrations for Bulli Hospital’s 125th anniversary, as closure draws near

WITH the countdown on for the closing of the original Bulli Hospital, preparations are well-underway to celebrate its 125 years of service. To help celebrate the 125 years and the closure of the original building, the Bulli Hospital Auxiliary is inviting past and present staff, volunteers, patients and people who were born at the hospital, … Continue reading

Bulli Hospital redevelopment funding announced

THE Minister for the Illawarra, John Ajaka has announced the successful projects for the Restart Illawarra Infrastructure Fund which will deliver more than $190 million worth of infrastructure projects and is expected to create an additional 969 jobs for the region. Mr Ajaka announced the projects at the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus with the … Continue reading

Memory van calls into Bulli

ARE you worried about your memory? The Alzheimer’s Australia NSW Memory Van is a mobile education resource that travels statewide to help raise awareness on the importance of brain health and dementia risk reduction. The Memory Van provides communities with information designed to help educate and assist people living with dementia, their carers and health … Continue reading

Community hit back over ‘Blame’ game

THE Save Bulli ED Group have hit back at claims by Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) Chairman, Professor Denis King, that the community group lobbying for the retention of a 24 hour, seven day a week ED at Bulli Hospital was to blame for causing confusion. Save Bulli ED Group convenor Alison Fettell said … Continue reading

Bulli Hospital forgotten says MP

NORTHERN Illawarra residents had a right to be furious after Bulli Hospital wasn’t even mentioned in the Illawarra Regional Action Plan released by the NSW Government, says State MP for Keira Ryan Park. Mr Park said he was shocked that nearly every other hospital had at least received a mention in the NSW Government’s Action … Continue reading

Battle Lost… Bulli to lose 24 hour emergency department

THE battle to retain a 24 hour emergency department at Bulli Hospital has been lost. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Board will reduce the hours of operation of Bulli Hospital’s emergency department. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) board has endorsed the Health Care Services Plan 2012-2022 – Working Together Building Healthy Futures. … Continue reading

Deafening silence on hospital’s future… MP wants answers

STATE MP for Keira, Ryan Park has sought an urgent meeting with the Minister for Health Jillian Skinner to discuss the recommendations that the Local Health District has made in relation to Bulli Hospital. “I have sought an urgent meeting… when Parliament resumes too make sure she understands how important this facility is to the local … Continue reading

Mixed reaction to infrastructure plan

THERE has been mixed reaction to the release of Infrastructure NSW’s State Infrastructure Strategy today. The strategy advises the NSW Government on the priority infrastructure investments and reforms required to drive productivity and economic growth throughout the state. The recommendations cover the next five, 10 and 20 years. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery has welcomed … Continue reading

Community steps up campaign to save Bulli Hospital ED

SAVE Bulli ED have sent a detailed submission to the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) on why it is essential to keep Bulli Hospital Emergency Department open, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The submission will be tabled at the next ISLHD Board meeting on October 8. Save Bulli ED convenor Alison Fettell … Continue reading

Battle for Bulli’s emergency department gains momentum

TOMORROW, Save Bulli Hospital Emergency Department Group (Save Bulli ED Group) will meet senior health bureaucrat Michelle Noort to seek assurances on the future of Bulli emergency department. The Save Bulli ED Group hopes to find out enough detail to enable the community to respond to the Illawarra Shoalhaven Healthcare Services Plan for Bulli. Public … Continue reading

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