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Stephanie and a nurse in the chemotherapy room at the Royal Hospital for Women
28 Feb 2020

Stephanie Pizanis (pictured), aged 23, is curled up on the sofa of her family’s home in Kingsford, counting down the days until she finishes chemotherapy at the Royal Hospital for Women.

The co-…

Dr Ben Kwan and Dr Stephen Asha
28 Feb 2020

A landmark study on the best treatment for patients suffering from a collapsed lung, or pneumothorax, has found that the traditional ‘interventional approach’ of treating the condition with a chest tube is not always in the patient’s best…

Staff holding love heart cupcakes
28 Feb 2020

Hearts were racing across South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) hospitals as staff spread a whole lot of love on Friday 14 February, 2020 to mark Valentine’s Day and Heart Research Month.

Jennie Barry, Tobi Wilson, Prof Chua, Marjorie O'Neill, Victor Dominello & Gabrielle Upton
28 Feb 2020

Former patients, district executives, clinicians and fundraising leaders gathered last week to join in the opening of the Prince of Wales Hospital Cancer Survivorship Centre and Sydney You Can Centre, housed in the beautifully restored Medical…

Patients and staff in front of mural
13 Feb 2020

Thanks to the generosity of local photographer Anthony Glick (Glick Photography) and Mister Wallpaper, the Royal Hospital for Women’s Gynaecology Oncology ward has a brand new mural installed.

The hospital is extremely grateful for this…

Climbers on top of Sydney Harbour Bridge
13 Feb 2020

Taking raising awareness to new heights, Dr Antoinette Anazodo, Paediatric Oncologist, Prince of Wales Hospital, joined forces with other clinicians, scientists and cancer survivors to climb the Sydney Harbour…

Birds eye view of the building site
13 Feb 2020

A significant milestone in the delivery of the new Prince of Wales Hospital Integrated Acute Services Building (IASB) was reached at the end of January with the first major concrete pour of the building’s basement…

First baby born at St George Hospital’s new Birth Unit - Emanuele Giuffre - with his parents
13 Feb 2020

St George Hospital’s new state-of-the-art Birth Unit has opened and already welcomed dozens of new babies into the world, with nearly 60 babies arriving in the first 12 days.

Emanuele Giuffre was the first baby born in the unit, arriving…

Midwives & mums from Sutherland Hospital's Midwifery Group Practice
04 Feb 2020

Midwives from the Sutherland Hospital Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) program recently celebrated its first anniversary with more than 70 new mums, their babies and partners.
To mark the occasion, a picnic was held at Gunnamatta Park…

Winners accepting their awards at the official Aboriginal Healthy Lifestyle Grants ceremony
04 Feb 2020

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District's (SESLHD) Health Promotion Service recently launched the Aboriginal Healthy Lifestyle Grants initiative, funding…