Doctors push for more regular skin checks

More than 800 people presented to Emergency Departments with sunburn in the space of 12 months.

Local doctor’s medical breakthrough is a game changer for prostate and bladder health

A new medical device has officially launched in Penrith, which has the potential to help men all over the world to take charge of their prostate and bladder health.

New-look entrance to simplify visits to Nepean Hospital

New details have been revealed about what patients and visitors can look forward to when Stage 2 of the $1 billion Nepean Hospital redevelopment is complete.

Specialised drug and alcohol unit to open at Nepean Hospital

People affected by drugs and alcohol will be diverted to a specialised unit at Nepean Hospital.

NSW Health issues warning to asthma sufferers

People prone to hay-fever and respiratory conditions like asthma are being urged to prepare for the bushfire and thunderstorm asthma season.

Nepean Private Hospital opens its $37.7 million redevelopment

Nepean Private Hospital’s $37.7 million redevelopment has officially opened, with a ceremony held at the premises last week.

Penrith’s Urgent Care Clinic is officially open

Penrith’s promised Medicare Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) was officially opened by the Federal Government this week.

Testing boost as new pathology lab opens at Nepean Hospital

NSW Health Minister Ryan Park officially opened Nepean Hospital’s new state-of-the-art pathology laboratory this morning.

How AI is helping bridge the gap in healthcare services across the state

As part of a Nepean Hospital trial, AI is being used to help train healthcare workers in rural and remote regions to perform sophisticated echocardiograms.

Earlier gestational diabetes tests may deliver better health outcomes, research shows

New research performed at Nepean Hospital is revealing promising results for women who may develop gestational diabetes, with findings projected to result in better health outcomes and fewer complications overall.

Outdoor workers at centre of new skin cancer campaign

We're being encouraged to book in more regular skin checks.

A night in for men’s health: Popular event returns for second year

After their inaugural event in 2022 created such buzz, the team at OnePoint Health has announced the return of Boys Night In, to be held at its High Street clinic next month.

Students given free access to period products at Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is making sure its students can succeed no matter the time of the month by providing free and easy access to period products at Kingswood and its other campuses.

Community encouraged to roll up their sleeves for flu vaccine

With flu season right around the corner, experts are encouraging local residents to get vaccinated against the virus before winter.

World-leading tech assists with knee replacements at Nepean Hospital

New robotic technology has been introduced at Nepean Hospital to assist orthopaedic surgeons in delivering knee replacements with improved accuracy.

Unexplained measles case sparks alert with a host of local exposure sites revealed

Westfield Penrith and Nepean Village Shopping Centre are both on a long list of locations placed on alert after an infant was diagnosed with measles.

Premier turns sod on second stage of Nepean Hospital upgrade as he makes Penrith...

By the time voters go to the polls on March 25, Dominic Perrottet will likely own a Penrith Panthers jersey and be calling Westfield ‘the plaza’.

Supporting Penrith women with fertility treatment rebate

In an Australian first, women who have IVF or other assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments in private clinics can now claim a $2,000 rebate...

Healthscope, HCF end stalemate with new agreement

HCF members attending Nepean Private Hospital will avoid paying additional costs after the health insurer and Healthscope reached a new agreement.

New private hospital ready to welcome patients

The ribbon has been cut as a new private hospital in Penrith opened its doors this week with patients ready to receive treatment from Monday, February 6.