Health

Penrith City’s Health, Hospitals and Healing

This page is a portal to information on the history of the City’s health care services over two centuries

  • History of the Penrith District Dispensary and Benevolent Society, and Nepean Cottage Hospital: Penrith District Dispensary and Benevolent Society was formed in 1846.
  • Penrith District Registers: from the Benevolent Asylum from 1847 – 1860. The register is a list of patients who were attended to at the Benevolent Asylum. The register is on on microfilm and can be viewed in Penrith City Library.