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Award winners holding their award
10 Dec 2021

Outstanding staff members and teams across the District were recently acknowledged in the 2021 SESLHD Healthcare Awards. The awards recognise innovation and excellence in the delivery of health programs and…

Dr Marianne Gale surrounded by children
08 Oct 2021

Dr Marianne Gale has become a familiar face on television screens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Marianne who normally leads the SESLHD Population and Community Health Directorate has been seconded to the NSW…

The Golden Hip Award
08 Oct 2021

It's official: it's hip to be operated on at Prince of Wales Hospital. The hospital has been named as one of the top 10 hospitals in Australia for excellence in dealing with hip fractures.
The Golden Hip Award ceremony, which…

Sheeba Binoy and Michelle Currie standing outside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
08 Oct 2021

They work tirelessly to deliver around-the-clock care for our tiniest, most vulnerable patients, such as babies born at just 22 weeks gestation, no bigger than a tub of butter. Meet the unsung heroes of SESLHD: our…

Female holding a sign, saying "How to stop the spread of COVID-19"
08 Oct 2021

SESLHD’s specialised COVID-19 Disability Response Team has seen a significant increase in demand in recent months for its personalised approach to supporting people with disability who have COVID-19 or are identified as close…

Staff wearing masks
24 Sep 2021

The vaccination hub at the Novotel Hotel in Brighton-le-Sands jabbed its last client late on Sunday 5 September. Over the 20 days it was in action, the hub delivered more than 22,000 Pfizer vaccinations…

Pharmacists jumping in the air
24 Sep 2021

Intensive care teams have rightly been in the spotlight during the pandemic, but there are thousands of other healthcare workers who have played an increasingly crucial role keeping our communities safe.…

Man speaking with staff member about vaccination
24 Sep 2021

In support of a state-wide push to close the gap in COVID-19 vaccination rates between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians, SESLHD welcomed hundreds of Aboriginal community members at dedicated vaccination clinics in…

Staff in masks waving
24 Sep 2021

Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) is leading the District into new territory for managing hospital operations, with the launch of SESLHD’s first state-of-the-art command centre.

Jackie visiting her husband Ken in the new carer’s lounge that provides COVID-safe visits.
10 Sep 2021

The Garrawarra Centre has been busily working on ways for residents and their loved ones to stay connected during lockdown. The vulnerable dementia residents at Garrawarra present special challenges when it comes to…