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.”