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About the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment​


The Ryde Hospital Redevelopment will transform the delivery of healthcare for the Ryde local community, ensuring people can get the care they need close to home. The Ryde Hospital Redevelopment will provide new and enhanced health facilities and services, while making the best use of the current services available at the Ryde campus, including the Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre.

The latest designs showcase the connections with existing onsite heritage buildings such as Denistone House, the Stables, and the nearby Blue Gum High Forest, as well as the inclusion of green spaces to create a welcoming environment for staff, patients, and visitors.

Early works for the project started in February 2023, with HPAC Pty Ltd appointed as the contractor. Early works are the preliminary works carried out on the site, in preparation for the main works, set to begin late 2023.
 
When completed the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment will deliver new and expanded services will include:
  • a new and expanded emergency department
  • a new and expanded medical imaging department
  • a new and expanded intensive care unit
  • new operating theatres
  • more adult overnight inpatient beds
  • a new purpose-built ambulatory care centre
  • a new paediatric short stay unit ​
  • improved public domain and urban spaces, landscaping and car parking.

 

How to build a hospital


​Hospital planning is a complex process that involves extensive consultation with staff, patients, consumers and the community to ensure the right clinical needs are met. Community input into the planning, design and delivery of the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment is essential in creating a welcoming facility that meets the health needs of the community well into the future. The project team will continue to provide the opportunity for the community to have its say as the project progresses.

Click here​ to join the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment database and stay up to date with project development, consultation opportunities and ways to have your say. The team is happy to provide a project briefing to local stakeholders. Please email them to discuss potential opportunities - Rydehospitalredvelopment@health.nsw.gov.au.​
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For further information on the redevelopment, visit the Ryde Hospital redevelopment webpage​External Link​​​

 Key milestones

  • ​Mid-late 2023     Main works contractor appointed
  • Mid 2023            SSDA (Stage 2) submitted for approval
  • Early 2023          Early works construction commences
  • Mid-late 2022     Schematic design consultation
  • Mid 2022            SSDA (Stage 1) submitted for approval
  • Early 2022         Concept design consultation
  • Late 2021   ​        Ryde Hospital site announced

Consumer Reference Group


Meet Warren Smith, long-time Ryde resident and a member of the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment Consumer Reference Group.

​The Consumer Reference Group is a vital partner for the Ryde Hospital Redevelopment. Formed in early 2022 after an expression of interest process, the group provides input on a range of aspects of the project including wayfinding, public waiting areas, patient experience and landscaping.

In this short video, Warren talks about his involvement in the project, the redevelopment process and what he is most excited for with the new Ryde Hospital.​ 

 
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The redevelopment through the eyes of a staff member ​


Ryde Hospital staff members are involved in the planning and design of the new hospital, including Ros Blewitt, a long serving staff member at the hospital and the Clinical Nurse Consultant for Critical Care. Hear from Ros in the video below.

Project user groups have brought together staff members like Ros to contribute to the design of the redevelopment through active collaboration with architects, staff, and the project team. There have been over 245 project user groups and working group meetings held, with more than 120 staff members from around 25 health units and departments involved.

 


Contact us


Phone: 9978 5411​​

Email: rydehospitalredev@health.nsw.gov.au

Postal address: Ryde Hospital, Denistone Road, Eastwood NSW 2122​​

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