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Woman sitting on couch with laptop
17 Apr 2020

Experiencing life from your living room during the coronavirus pandemic doesn't have to be boring. Here are some activities you may not have realised you could still do from home.

1. Take a virtual tour of an art gallery or museum…

Jake Craven, Jeremy Chow, Phil Rodrigues & Michael Szwajcer
27 Mar 2020

With pledges to walk from Bondi to Manly, take up yoga, participate in the Stadium Stomp and read before going to bed, the nurses from St George Hospital’s Cancer Care Centre are embracing a wellbeing challenge, as a part of a year-long…

Before and after photo of the brave shavers – Luke Datson & Christian Van Reede
27 Mar 2020

Staff from the NSW Organ & Tissue Donation Service (OTDS) have so far raised almost $4,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation by sponsoring four of their brave colleagues to participate in the World’s Greatest Shave.

Shavers, Kendall Miles,…

Our heroes: Adam McKeowen, Jennifer Ings, Hannah Kelly & Georgia Lewis
27 Mar 2020

It was a challenging start to the year with the devastating impacts of the bushfires. Our district showed an enormous amount of altruism during this emergency, with deployed staff providing expert healthcare and support to bushfire-affected…

Linda Boney
27 Mar 2020

National Close the Gap Day, recognised on 19 March, 2020, calls on all Australians to work together to take action in improving the health and wellbeing of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Nicole & Aaron Morley with baby Rory
12 Mar 2020

The date only comes around once every four years, but it was a busy day for maternity staff across the district on Saturday 29 February with 17 babies leaping into the world on ‘leap day’.
 
Rory Morley was the first…

St George Hospital's "Green Dragons" showing off their green bin, Keep Cups and sustainble water bottles
12 Mar 2020

If you are overwhelmed by the constant talk of climate change and need some handy tips on what part you can play in reducing our district's carbon footprint, Dr Kate Charlesworth, SESLHD's Environmental Sustainability Lead, has produced a flyer…

Kim King, Chantelle Smith, Meredith Ward & Natasha Culjak & Helen McCarthy
12 Mar 2020

International Women’s Day was celebrated in style at the Royal Hospital for Women on Monday 9 March, 2020. Staff rallied together to hear from four of their outstanding colleagues at an all-female panel event steered by Helen…

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…