SWSLHD: Proposed Changes for Occupational Therapy Department within Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital

SWSLHD have advised of proposed changes to the Occupational Therapy Department within Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD).


The Occupational Therapy department has 4 teams – the acute, outpatient, rapid response service (RRS) and aged care & rehabilitation (AC&R) teams. The proposed change is the structural realignment of the Rapid Response Service (RRS) into the acute team to ensure teams are operationally aligned.


You can view the correspondence at the below links:


What do you think?

It’s important for union members to lead this discussion. How will this affect you? Please send your feedback on this proposal to [E-Mail not displayed] by Monday, 22 January, using the subject line “SWSLHD: Structural Realignment of Rapid Response Service to acute team.“


Your union at work

Everyone affected by these changes needs to be a union member. Members deserve to have control over their working lives. Tell your colleagues now is the time to join.



New members can join at www.hsu.asn.au/join or call 1300 478 679.