January 2020

Westmead Hospital Community Council EOIs


The Westmead Hospital Community Council is inviting local community members to join the Council as a community representative.

The purpose of the Westmead Hospital Community Council is to provide a two-way pathway for sharing information about the local community served by Westmead Hospital and for the local community to influence how services are provided in Westmead Hospital. It is an opportunity to learn about Westmead Hospital and the services it provides, and the challenges faced by staff in implementing consumer-friendly services.

If you have patients, family or friends who may be interested in being part of the Council, please let them know about this opportunity. 

Expressions of interest can be submitted at up until 21 February.

In particular, the Council is seeking:

  • community members who have experience of Westmead Hospital and who have constructive ideas about how to improve the service

  • community representatives and leaders who can share important information about the health needs of their community served by Westmead Hospital

  • representatives from council, education, housing, transport and other sectors which can affect health and wellbeing in communities.


Local people with any of the following backgrounds are encouraged to submit an expression of interest.

  • People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background

  • People with experience of being a patient or carer at Westmead Hospital

  • Community leaders with cultural insights

  • People whose first language is not English

  • People from local councils, education, housing, transport and other sectors which can affect health and wellbeing in communities;

  • People who have insight into living with a disability in the Greater Parramatta area

  • Advocates for people across the age spectrum


Contact for more information 

Tara Lee

0437 874 244

Submitted by Tara Lee

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Contact for more information

Monique Richardson

02 8247 9191

Submitted by Monique Richardson

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