NEW BLACKTOWN AMBULANCE SUPERSTATION
Written on the 30 March 2016 by Kevin ConollyState Member for Riverstone, Kevin Conolly MP joined Health Minister Jillian Skinner and NSW Ambulance Chief Executive Dominic Morgan to inspect main works construction of Blacktown's new Ambulance "superstation" on Bungarribee Road.
Work is underway already to provide paramedics with an enhanced multi-million dollar facility to meet the emergency medical needs of Western Sydney communities now and into the future.The Blacktown superstation, known as a Paramedic Response Centre, is part of the NSW Government's $150 million Sydney Ambulance Metropolitan Infrastructure Strategy (SAMIS) investment in five sites across Sydney.
"The SAMIS program marks the most significant investment in Sydney's paramedic infrastructure by the NSW Government," Mrs Skinner said.The Blacktown station is due for completion in 2017 and will have parking bays for up to 22 ambulance vehicles - a major improvement on the current 30 year old station at Marcel Crescent.
"This SAMIS program is designed to help paramedics improve paramedic response times and care support to the communities in our surrounding area, including in my electorate of Riverstone" Said Mr Conolly.Mr Morgan said the Blacktown Paramedic Response Centre will be a key hub for local paramedics and support staff.
For more information visit: http://www.ambulancesuperstations.health.nsw.gov.au/
Author: Kevin Conolly
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