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Ellen standing in a hospital ward
28 Feb 2022

There aren’t many women with the fortitude to embark on a PhD after four children at the age of 52, but the Royal Hospital for Women’s Ellen Barlow is one of them.

New graduates standing on the lecture theatre stairs with the Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services at The Royal
28 Feb 2022

Over 300 fresh-faced graduates have joined the ranks as part of the District’s 2022 nursing and midwifery intake.

Kate Hackett,…

Staff holding coffees next to a coffee cart
14 Feb 2022

It’s no doubt that staff at the Royal Hospital for Women have gone above and beyond their duty to keep patients safe and cared for during these turbulent times.

Prince of Wales Hospital interns standing outside
14 Feb 2022

Newly-graduated doctors have begun their medical careers at SESLHD hospitals, as part of the state’s 2022 intake. Over the coming months we will welcome over 100 interns, almost 300 graduate nurses and dozens of new…

Fay in the Little Shop
14 Feb 2022

It’s often famous faces who grace the honour roll of the Australia Day Awards, but each year hundreds of ordinary Australians are also recognised for their extraordinary service to the community.
Equally uplifting is the fact that…

Staff holding Foundation Day biscuits
10 Dec 2021

In 1816 the General Hospital on Sydney’s Macquarie Street began providing medical care for the colony’s convicts. The hospital was Governor Lachlan Macquarie’s

Staff member holding a big bunch of hearts in her arms
10 Dec 2021

At the peak of the pandemic when no visitors were allowed to come to our hospitals, the District’s social work teams led a beautiful program to keep patients connected with their loved ones.

Dr Yeh Chen Lee
10 Dec 2021

Associate Professor Siobhan O’Sullivan’s life was turned upside down amid the global pandemic last year when she…

Homebirth pool in living room
10 Dec 2021

The Royal Hospital for Women introduced its homebirth program for women with low risk pregnancies in 2018. Fast forward three years and the hospital has reached a momentous milestone: 100 women safely giving…

First sod being turned
10 Dec 2021

Work has officially started on the new operating theatres complex at Sutherland Hospital and the commencement was celebrated in style with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard and local MPs joining Sutherland…