Bulli Hospital

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Sun sets on old Bulli Hospital, as last patients taken from its wards – And we were there…

AS the sun set over the escarpment today, so did a significant chapter in the northern Illawarra’s history, when the last patients were wheeled from the old Bulli District Hospital. They were taken to the new $50 million Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre that has replaced the old institution on a site located on … Continue reading

Future of old Bulli Hospital site unsure, as heritage significance questioned

  By MICK ROBERTS ALMOST 130 years of history will come to an end next month when the old Bulli Hospital is expected to be decommissioned. A new $50 million Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre will replace the old hospital on a new site located on the opposite side of the road. While welcoming … Continue reading

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

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