Fairfield Hospital Fairfield Hospital is a 220 bed major metropolitan hospital situated in the South West of Sydney approximately 45 minutes’ drive from the Sydney city centre, in one of the most multicultural and diverse communities in Australia. Fairfield Hospital an Australian Council on Healthcare Standards [ACHS] accredited facility.
The hospital provides a wide range of hospital and community based health services to the people of Fairfield Local Government Area (LGA), which include acute care services in medicine, cardiology, surgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, and emergency medicine and Sub-acute care in Geriatrics / Rehabilitation and through the Ambulatory Care Unit in association with Fairfield Community Health Services and Renal Dialysis Unit.
Each year Fairfield Hospital admits over 32,000 patients, performs over 7,000 surgical procedures, delivers over 1,700 babies, and has over 34,000 presentations to the Emergency Department and over 200,000 outpatient encounters. Hospital have a range of staff dedicated to providing the best possible care and service.
Fairfield Hospital is home to the Whitlam Joint Replacement Centre (WJRC) - A recognised Centre of Excellence for elective orthopaedic surgery. The WJRC provides a regional service in elective joint replacement for the Fairfield, Liverpool, Campbelltown and Camden Hospitals.
The hospital currently provides: Level 4 Clinical Services as defined by NSW Health role delineation guide; Level 3 Maternity & Neonatal services supported by the obstetric service located at Liverpool Hospital; and Level 3 Paediatric Services.
A dedicated Hand Centre was established at Fairfield Hospital, in September 2013, in a new demountable building next to the Whitlam Joint Replacement Centre. The official opening of the Hand Centre occurred in October 2013 by the NSW Health Minister. The Hand Centre incorporates the pre and post-operative clinical assessment and management of hand injuries, as well as hand therapy support. The outpatient clinic has been designed to support a streamlined model of medical assessment, hand therapy and dressing processes to create a positive patient experience while supporting lean work practice methodology for the clinicians.
Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital is the only hospital in Butler County to be accredited in Breast MRI by the American College of Radiology. The hospital has also been nationally recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and awarded the gold seal of accreditation from the Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging. This accreditation is only given to hospitals who have the highest patient safety standards and imaging quality in the nation.