Choose what’s best for you

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Tenny serves cupcakes during Private Hospital’s Week

This year’s theme for Private Hospital’s Week is “Choose what’s best for you” – reflecting the choice that Australian patients have between the Public and Private Healthcare systems.

Click here to read more about the services provided at MetWest Surgical – the on-site, accredited Day Surgery at MetWest.

Valuing What We Do

21st May - PHW8MetWest Surgical staff, surgeons and patients today enjoyed a morning tea as the Private Hospital’s Week celebrations continued.  With over 70% of eye procedures performed in Australia being performed in Private Hospital’s MetWest Surgical provides a vital ophthalmic service to the people of western Sydney.

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Dr Jabbour, Sinthu, Melody and Tenny celebrate Private Hospital’s Week.


Some of the team took a quick break in proceedings to join the festivities this morning.

New Doctor at MetWest

Dr Matthew Ball joins the team of Ophthalmologists at MetWest Eye Centre next Monday the 12th of May.  Dr Ball will be consulting as a general ophthalmologist – seeing all eye conditions.  He will be at the centre fortnightly on a Monday.

Read more about Dr Ball and the rest of the Ophthalmology team at MetWest.

Medication Alert

Following the TGA safety alert of anaesthesia drug Propofol, MetWest Surgical has taken the following action to ensure continued patient safety:

  • Propofol batch numbers have been checked – no Propofol vials at MetWest are part of the affected batches.
  • all Propofol has been removed from the facility
  • the centre anaesthetists have been advised of the recall and asked to alter their practises accordingly, whilst ensuring that patients continue to get the best possible anaesthetic throughout their eye surgery.

For further information on the safety alert check out the TGA website or this ABC news article.