Health minister tours our new hospital

Health Minister Brad Hazzard was in Cobar yesterday to inspect the new facility. Minister Hazzard was joined by local Aboriginal elder Joan Evans, who delivered the welcome to country, to mark the major milestone by planting a tree at the front of the new facility. “The Cobar community now has […]

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Work officially underway on Cobar’s new hospital

Work on the construction of Cobar’s new $30million multipurpose health service officially got underway on Tuesday with State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries turning the first sod of dirt on the site. Building contractor Hutchinson Builders, in conjunction with two local earthworks companies, began work to clear the site adjacent […]

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Technology brings more medical services to Cobar residents

Technology is helping communities like Cobar to have better access to important health services. A new pilot project at Cobar Health Service, the new Virtual Outpatient Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service (VOMPS), will give Cobar residents access to Western NSW Local Health District’s (Western NSWLHD) physiotherapy services via Tele Health. Orange Health […]

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Construction close for Cobar’s new MPS

Health Infrastructure is hoping the construction of Cobar’s new health facility will commence soon. In an update from Health Infrastructure released last week, it advised the detailed planning and design stages had now been completed and they were set to start on the delivery stage of the project. The Development […]

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Recognition for Cobar hospital staff

The Cobar Health Service team at Cobar Hospital is up for a Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) Health and Innovation award. The Cobar team has implemented a program at the hospital to partner with their patients to ensure safer discharges. The project has been short-listed for the District’s Living […]


Plans unveiled for new health service

The Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) will take the feedback they received from a series of meetings held in Cobar last week to help them ‘tweak’ the design plans for Cobar’s proposed new health service. Staff at Cobar Hospital and the Lilliane Brady Village (LBV), members of the Cobar […]