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Helen Jarman and Helen McCarthy celebrating Helen’s long-standing career over morning tea
20 May 2021

The Royal Hospital for Women recently bid farewell to comrade and colleague Helen Jarman, Midwifery Clinical Co-Director of Maternity Services, who is retiring after a remarkable 33 years at the hospital.
Ms Jarman…

School children eating vegetables
20 May 2021

An impressive 11,624 children across SESLHD recently joined tens of thousands of primary school students across the state in the…

Staff member holding award with two colleagues and balloons in the background
20 May 2021

A suite of celebrations for International Day of the Midwife (5 May) and International Nurses Day (12 May) were hosted across SESLHD over the past fortnight. The festivities were a fun affair, putting smiles on the faces of our…

New mother and baby with midwife
11 May 2021

Births are on the rise and antenatal appointments are on the increase, with an impending baby boom keeping SESLHD maternity staff on their toes recently.

atient Experience Officers Rohana Roche and Kerry Hayward
07 May 2021

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) sites have been celebrating Patient Experience Week (26-30 April), as part of a worldwide movement to celebrate and share the many thousands of fantastic patient…

Kay surprised by her colleauges at her farewell party
07 May 2021

Kay Davison, known to most staff at Sutherland Hospital as Mrs Davison, has retired after an incredible 61-year nursing career – and drew a huge crowd amongst colleagues who gathered to bid…

Giles diligently doing his rehabilitation exercises under the watchful eye of Lauren Stanwell
21 Apr 2021

A 70-year-old rock climber who recently had spinal surgery at St George Hospital has been reunited with the paramedic who rescued him from the base of a cliff near Nowra – and hopes to walk and perhaps even climb…

Vanessa alongside Helen McCarthy, Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services at The Royal, at Vanessa’s farewell morning tea
21 Apr 2021

Colleagues and comrades at the Royal Hospital for Women gathered over morning tea to say a heartfelt goodbye to Vanessa Madunic, who has resigned from the position of General Manager at the hospital.…

Sutherland Hospital's Special Care Nursery
21 Apr 2021

Christine Faber made a very special final wish to donate to Sutherland Hospital before passing away from breast cancer in 2019. A midwife at the hospital for over 30 years, passionate about raising funds to…

Diana and Maximillian blowing bubbles
12 Apr 2021

The much-loved Emmy award-winning TV series, Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds, returned to the ABC for its second season this week.

Dr Stephanie Ward from…