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Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS - What sort of ex­pe­ri­ence have you had at Mt Druitt Hosp­tial? @the­druitt

Per­cent­age of pa­tients wait­ing more than four hours to leave emer­gency: Ne­pean: 52 per cent West­mead: 52 per cent Black­town: 50 per cent Liver­pool: 49 per cent Camp­bell­town: 48 per cent Fair­field: 26 per cent Auburn: 25 per cent Can­ter­bury: 24 per cent Mt Druitt: 40 per cent pital’s emer­gency ment had im­proved.

“Mt Druitt Hos­pi­tal’s emer­gency depart­ment (ED) per­for­mance has markedly im­proved over the last year,” Mrs Skin­ner said.

“Sixty per cent of pa­tients are now leav­ing the emer­gency depart­ment within four hours this quar­ter (July-Septem­ber 2015), com­pared to 53 per cent at the same time last year.

“Over the last five years, Mt Druitt’s ED per­for­mance has im­proved by 40 per cent: from 43 per cent of pa­tients leav­ing the ED within four hours in July-Septem­ber 2010 to 60 per cent in Ju­lySeptem­ber 2015.

“The Black­town Mt Druitt Hos­pi­tal re­de­vel­op­ment will con­tinue en­hanc­ing pa­tient care, with the $312 mil­lion Stage 1 de­liv­er­ing ad­di­tional beds at Mt Druitt and the $400 mil­lion Stage 2 de­liv­er­ing a new ED at Black­town.”

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