The NSW Government announced plans in June 2017 to develop a new major referral hospital on a greenfield site in the Tweed-Byron area. In 2018, the NSW Minister for Health announced the preferred site was located at 771 Cudgen Rd, Cudgen.
The new Tweed Valley Hospital will have significantly improved and expanded services, with more beds, an expanded emergency department and enhanced medical, surgical and mental health services.
It will also have expanded outpatient services with more clinics, new interventional cardiology service and a new radiotherapy service as part of integrated cancer care.
The new Tweed Valley Hospital will also mean that more than 5000 people each year will no longer need to travel outside the region to receive life-saving treatments.
The Department assessed the proposal as a staged State Significant Development application, and considered each stage of the project as separate development applications:
Page last updated: 12/06/2020