Community Information Sessions Go Online

The information sessions to learn more about the Eurobodalla Health Service (EHS) including the new Eurobodalla Health Service Project (EHSP) have moved to an online webinar format.

Community information sessions will now be held online:

  • Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Southern NSW LHD Chief Executive Margaret Bennett said the strict measures in place to keep the local community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, have necessitated the sessions being moved to an online webinar format.

“The safety and wellbeing of our local community and staff is our number one priority. While it’s an uncertain time, we’d like to ensure the sessions still go ahead and the community get an understanding of what we have planned and how it will support the region’s health care needs. Community members will still be able to submit questions as part of the webinar.

“We were very much looking forward to meeting our community in person and hope to run face to face sessions in the near future,” said Ms Bennett.

The new $200 million Eurobodalla hospital at Moruya will provide an overall increase in bed and service capacity than both existing Moruya and Batemans Bay hospitals combined. It will be designed with the capacity to grow as demand for health services changes In the future.

Once completed the new hospital will deliver high quality, contemporary and accessible healthcare. The building will feature an emergency department, critical care services, operating theatres, a day-stay surgical unit, ambulatory care services, increased capacity for chemotherapy and, paediatrics and maternity, as well as education facilities.

All members of the community are welcome to attend the information sessions. Those who have already registered have been contacted and will be prioritised for webinar bookings.

People are also encouraged to submit questions in the lead up to the sessions via HI-EurobodallaHospital@health.nsw.gov.au.

 

Session bookings can be made here:

- 31 August: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/168205524251

- 1 September: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/168205676707

Southern NSW Local Health District is working with Health Infrastructure to deliver the new hospital in Eurobodalla to meet the current and future health needs of the region from Narooma to Batemans Bay.

For more information about the sessions please contact HI-

EurobodallaHospital@health.nsw.gov.au