|Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District|
Aerial photograph of Nepean Hospital
|Location||Kingswood, Sydney, NSW, Australia|
|Care system||Public Medicare (AU)|
|Affiliated university||University of Sydney|
|Website||NBMLHD - Nepean Hospital - About Us|
|Lists||Hospitals in Australia|
Nepean Emergency Department treats over 54,000 patients annually. The Emergency Department is a purpose built facility with an adjacent short stay unit, and provides emergency care for a diverse case mix including paediatric patients. It is supported by multi-speciality services including 24 beds in the Intensive Care Unit, 24-hour interventional cardiology, hematology, trauma services, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery, urology, plastic surgery, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.
Also on the Nepean Hospital campus are a Neonatal ICU, Tresillian [clarification needed] Family Care Centre, Menopause Service, Nepean Cancer Care Centre, Diabetes Service, Rehabilitation medicine and the Wentworth Centre for Drug and Alcohol Medicine. Nepean hospital hosts 14 operating theatres, with 6 operating theatres which opened in March 2012.
Nepean Hospital's operating suite is a 24-hour service covering urology; gynae & obstetrics; colo-rectal; upper GIT; facio-maxillary; plastics; thoracic; pain team; dental; orthopaedics; vascular; neuro; ENT; general; some Paediatric; some endoscopic and emergency/trauma surgical specialties. Additionally, 24 hour access includes CT scanner and MRI services.
The Nepean Hospital Surgical Wing was opened on 12 March 2012.