The Royal Womens Hospital Randwick

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Royal Womens Hospitals NICU was in desperate need of a renovation. Running for Premature Babies foundation (RFPB) and the Jack Sparrow fund have made this happen. Through the hard work and dedication of nurses, volunteers and families enough money was raised to renovate and make a difference. 

The project scope was to create a fresh and welcoming space which would last well with the high amount of people the ward sees everyday. The bathrooms, parents kitchen and lounge, corridors, reception and parent bedrooms were all part of the project.

The parent rooms play an important role in this wards ability to comfort parents dealing with grief and exhaustion. The rooms are not medical suites but a invaluable space that allows parents to retreat and access privacy at critical and often sad times. The brief was to make these rooms as comfortable as possible with a feeling of being at home. 

NICU Randwock Womens Hospital
NICU Randwock Womens Hospital
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Before

Small parents bedroom

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Construction
Construction

Bedhead joinery

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After

The Jack Sparrow room

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Large parents room

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The Henry Jasper and Evan room

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Large parents room

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The Henry Jasper and Evan room

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Before corridor
Before corridor

Construction zone

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Corridor with a painting donated by artist Bridget Dolan

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Corridor boarded up during construction

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Corridor with donated prints from Designer Boys

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Corridor preparation

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Corridor with paintings donated from artist Joanna Kitas

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Kitchen

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Cosntruction
Cosntruction

Kitchen being installed

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Parent Kitchen

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Parent Kitchen

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Parent lounge

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Parent Lounge

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Parent lounge

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Construction

Lounge room joinery being installed

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Parent Lounge and Dining

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Water proofing progress

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Parent Ensuite

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Tired carpet

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Construction

Flooring being laid replacing the old carpet

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Flooring installed

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Fininshed
Fininshed

With artist Jo-Anne Breneger who painted the mural on the ward doors

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