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NSW Minister for Health officially opens Liverpool Urgent Care Service at Myhealth

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Today The Hon. Ryan Park, NSW Minister for Health officially opened the Liverpool Urgent Care Service.

Delivered by GPs at Myhealth and aimed to reduce presentations to Emergency Departments, the Minister said at the opening, “what we know is that Liverpool is home to one of the busiest Emergency Departments.” He added, “what we need to do as a Government is deliver health services to patients who require urgent care but are not sick enough to visit an ED. Last month alone this Urgent Care Service saw about 120 people, that’s 120 people who potentially didn’t need to present to an ED.”

“These centres are already having a significant impact, the challenge now is to make sure that people know about this care option. It’s an important part of the healthcare puzzle, each time we can avoid people coming to ED we save space for those that need it most.”

The NSW Government has committed $124 million over 2 years to deliver 25 Urgent Care Services in NSW by 30 June 2025. The Liverpool Urgent Care Service opened to patients in February 2024.

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