Alert - Mycobacterium
chimaera and open cardiac surgery
The safety notice, information to clinicians and the patient fact sheet are available from the NSW Health website: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/alerts/Pages/M-chimaera-and-surgery-alert.aspx
Welcome to the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
At South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) our vision is
'Working Together to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of our
Community' which is patient focused and
respects the diverse and developing health needs of our communities.
Our staff strive to provide excellence in healthcare and uphold a high standard of care for all patients, families, carers and visitors to our facilities.
At the core of our organisation is a set of values - Collaboration, Openness, Respect, Empowerment.
SESLHD covers nine Local Government Areas from Sydney's Central Business District to the Royal National Park and has a culturally and linguistically diverse population of over 830,000 people, which includes highly urbanised areas of eastern Sydney, southern Sydney and industrialised areas around Port Botany.
SESLHD covers urban and suburban communities and manages eight public hospitals and one public nursing home:
- Calvary Healthcare Sydney (third schedule with Little Company of Mary Health Care)
- Prince of Wales Hospital
- Royal Hospital for Women
- St George Hospital
- Sutherland Hospital
- Sydney Sydney Eye Hospital
- War Memorial Hospital (third schedule with Uniting Care)
- Gower Wilson Memorial
- Garrawarra Centre
SESLHD also operates 28 Child and Family Health Centres, 12 Community
Health Centres and nine Oral Health Clinics; providing prevention, early
intervention and community-based treatment, palliative care and rehabilitation
Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Breastscreening, HIV/AIDS, Public Health, Women's Health, Youth Health, Sexual Health, Imaging and Pathology services are provided at a number of facilities across SESLHD.
We are also proud to provide a key role in assisting residents of Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island with access to hospitals and facilities of SESLHD, as well as statewide health services.
Please note: This website is still under construction. Changes to this website will occur progressively.