Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Parramatta. Westfield in the top 10

Westfield Parramatta recorded the second-largest lift in turnover of the top 10 shopping centres in Australia, with a rise 6.8 per cent. Westfield Chermside, in Brisbane, topped the list with an 8.5 per cent increase. Westfield Parramatta ranked 10th in the top shopping centre survey, conducted by Shopping Centre News, in the moving annual turnover table, with $697.9 million, behind Westfield Bondi Junction, $940.0 million, Warringah Mall, $782.9 million and Westfield Miranda, $699.2 million. Chadstone in Melbourne topped the table with $957.3 million.


Westnead. External review of hospital

External consultants have been brought in to redraw management reporting lines at crisis-torn Westmead Hospital, amid doctors’ complaints their clinical expertise was being overridden by bureaucrats, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. This follows a no-confidence vote by Westmead doctors against Professor Steven Boyages, CEO, of the Sydney West Area Health Service. Dr Andrew Pesce, chairman, of Westmead’s medical staff, said doctors were happy with the appointment of consultants