The Lachlan Health Service
The new Forbes Hospital under construction. Photo reproduced with permission from Western NSW Local Health District
The $113.7 million Lachlan Health Service Project is funded by the NSW Government, and includes both the planning and capital components for the Forbes and Parkes hospital redevelopments.
When completed, the LHS Project will provide an enhanced health service and an improved connection between Parkes and Forbes hospitals to ensure better health outcomes for both communities, now and into the future.
The refurbishment and new sections of the Forbes Hospital will include:
- Emergency department;
- Inpatient ward;
- Birthing suites for maternity services;
- Upgrade of ambulatory care treatment area, including expanded renal and dental facilities;
- Clinical support services, including medical imaging; and
- Refurbishment of the heritage building for office spaces.