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Westmead Centre for Oral Health

Phone: 02 9845 6766  Fax: 02 9893 8671  

Location: Grounds of Westmead Hospital, Darcy Rd, Westmead NSW 2145
Mail: PO Box 533, Wentworthville NSW 2145
Description: Provides general dental services for the eligible population groups of Western Sydney, including people with an intellectual disability, children and pensioners. Some services have strict criteria for access. As a teaching hospital these services may be offered in undergraduate/graduate student clinics. Specialist services available for all NSW including privately referred clients.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Eligibility: Holders of a Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Commonwealth Seniors Card or valid specialist referral
Fees: Contact for details
Contact: 1300 739 949 (outside Sydney)
Referral: Contact for details
Transport: Close to trains (Westmead station) and buses
Disability Access: Yes (parking, lifts, accessible toilets)
Area Served: NSW
Fin Stat:
Languages (other than English): Interpreter services can be arranged
Keywords: Low Income Earners; People with a Disability; Children and Families; Broad Community; Youth; Older People; Intellectual Disability; Dental Health; Public Hospitals;

Alternative Names: Westmead Dental, Westmead Dental Clinical School
Parent Organisation: Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD)
©IDEAS [851] Last Full Review: 23Jan14


Westmead Hospital

Phone: 02 9845 5555 (Switch)  Fax: 02 9845 5000  

Location: Westmead Hospital, cnr Darcy Rd and Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead NSW 2145
Mail: PO Box 533, Wentworthville NSW 2145
Web: www.wslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Westmead-Hospital
Description: Public hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services including 24 hour emergency services, surgery, medicine, obstetrics and dental school. Individual teams and services have separate records in the database.
Hours: 24hrs daily
Contact: 02 9845 6588 (hospital enquiries and visiting times) 02 9845 6520 (24 hour Emergency Department)
Transport: Close to trains (Westmead station) and buses
Disability Access: Yes (parking, ramps, lifts, accessible toilets)
Area Served: Auburn LGA; The Hills; Blacktown LGA; Blue Mountains LGA; Greater Lithgow LGA; Hawkesbury LGA; Holroyd LGA; Parramatta LGA; Penrith LGA
Fin Stat:
Languages (other than English): Interpreters can be arranged
Volunteering Note: This organisation welcomes volunteer assistance. Please contact for further details.
Keywords: Children and Families; Youth; People with a Disability; Mental Illness; Community Health Centres; Dental Health; Early Childhood Centres; Hospital Volunteers; Palliative Care; Public Hospitals; Audiology; Diet / Nutrition; Occupational Therapy; Optometry and Ophthalmology; Seeing Aids; Physiotherapy; Psychology and Psychiatry; Speech Pathology; Hospital Accident and Emergency;
Medicare
Parent Organisation: Sydney West Area Health Service (SWAHS)
©IDEAS [20209] Last Full Review: 10Dec14


The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Phone: 02 9845 0000 (Switch)  Fax: 02 9845 3489  

Location: The Children's Hospital at Westmead, cnr Hawkesbury Rd and Hainsworth St, Westmead NSW 2145
Mail: Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145
Web: www.chw.edu.au
Description: Public hospital dedicated to paediatric health services, it provides specialist care for children from around Australia and across the Pacific Rim as well as community education, advocacy for improved child health and ground-breaking research into childhood illnesses, all in a positive, caring and healing environment. The Hospital is home to the NSW Paediatric Burns Unit, the Paediatric Liver Transplant Unit, the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, the NSW Newborn Screening Service and National Poisons Information Centre, as well as the first Paediatric Tumour Bank in the southern hemisphere.
Hours: 24 hours
Eligibility: Up to 16 years.
Contact: Patient enquiries: 02 9845 3777 TTY: 02 9687 9232
Transport: Close to trains (Westmead station) and buses
Disability Access: Yes
Area Served: National
Fin Stat:
Languages (other than English): Interpreters available upon request
Volunteering Note: This organisation welcomes volunteer assistance. Please contact for further details
Keywords: Children and Families; Youth; People with a Disability; Mental Illness; Public Hospitals; Hospital Volunteers; Audiology; Diet / Nutrition; Occupational Therapy; Optometry and Ophthalmology; Seeing Aids; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Psychology and Psychiatry; Dental Health; Hospital Accident and Emergency;
Medicare
©IDEAS [21089] Last Full Review: 5Dec13


Westmead Special Care Dental Clinic

Phone: 02 9845 7424  Fax: 02 9845 6316  

Location: Westmead Dental Clinic, Darcy St, Westmead NSW 2145
Mail: Westmead Dental Clinic, PO Box 533, Wentworthville NSW 2145
Web: www.wslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Westmead-Hospital
Description: Dental treatment for people with intellectual disability, health care or not. Intravenous sedation, G-Anaesthetic treatment available (waiting lists apply). Educational video called "Oral health training for carers" that can be ordered through Audio visual unit at Westmead Hospital. If an emergency occurs contact your local public dental clinic. "Smiles for Life" a free 1/2 day education program for parents & caregivers.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Fees: Only for non health care card holders
Contact: Prof Mark Schifter -acting head of unit
Transport: Rail, bus, car parking, card available when entering, (coins required)
Disability Access: Yes
Area Served: NSW
Fin Stat:
Languages (other than English): Interpreter service available
Facilities Note: Bathroom, Wheelchair/Dental Hoist
Volunteering Note: Yes
Keywords: Low Income Earners; People with a Disability; Older People; Children and Families; Government Financial Assistance; Intellectual Disability; Dental Health; Health Education; Special Libraries; Physical Disability; Mental Illness;
Dental Anxiety and Phobia; Neurodegenerative Disease
Alternative Names: Oral Medicine/Special Care Dentistry
Parent Organisation: NSW Health
©IDEAS [40426] Last Full Review: 23Apr14


Westmead Specialist Dental Centre

Phone: 02 9845 8716  

Location: Level 2, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Darcy Rd, Westmead NSW 2145
Mail: Level 2, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, PO Box 533, Wentworthville NSW 2145
Email: AvantiParul.Karve@health.nsw.gov.au
Web: www.norwestdentalcare.com.au
Description: Private Dental Service specialising in working with people with special needs including Dental Anxiety, Mental Illness, Behavioural Disorders, Intellectual, Physical or Developmental Disability and Aged Care. Is wheelchair accessible with space for hospital bed access. General anaesthetic and full hospital support is available if needed.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Fees: Contact for details
Disability Access: Yes (wheelchair accessible)
Area Served: Sydney Metro
Fin Stat:
Keywords: Dental Health; Children and Families; People with a Disability;
Dental anxiety; Dental anaesthetic
©IDEAS [68696] Last Full Review: 15Sep14