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Kimberly and Kim
01 Feb 2021

St George Hospital nurse Kimberley O’Connor says learning she had breast cancer has brought her many new insights as a patient – including getting to know McGrath breast care nurse Kim Wright.

Staff standing on the tarmac next to the plane
01 Feb 2021

The dedicated SESLHD staff who screen all overseas passenger and crew arrivals – to help contain the global spread of COVID-19 – will mark one year of performing this essential work at Sydney International…

NSW Women’s Breast Centre staff members: Helen Conlon, Gill Neil & Fiona Kilponen
03 Dec 2020

The Royal Hospital for Women is helping patients to relax with a striking, wall-sized mural of one of Sydney’s favourite ocean swimming pools.

The photograph – taken by photographer Dallas Kilponen – is of a lone swimmer at Mahon Pool in…

Members of the screening staff team at St George Hospital
03 Dec 2020

Sydneysiders from all walks of life have been stood down from jobs or faced redundancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and some have joined our ranks screening entrants to our hospitals and facilities.

At St George Hospital, screening staff…

Smoking ceremony at St George Hospital
03 Dec 2020

NAIDOC Week 2020 was celebrated at a host of events throughout SESLHD with this year’s theme in mind: Always Was, Always Will Be, which speaks to the long history of Aboriginal cultures, over 65,000 years – the longest living cultures in…

An elderly man and children playing with a ball
03 Dec 2020

The Sydney-based television series Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds has won a coveted Emmy Award. Dr Stephanie Ward, from Prince of Wales…

Young people having a picnic and discussing the negative impacts of shisha
03 Dec 2020

The Shisha No Thanks project team has taken home a winning prize in the 2020 Premier's Multicultural Communications Awards, in the CommBank Business Campaign of the Year category. The awards are an annual event and recognise…

Corey Sclater cutting a cake
03 Dec 2020

Two SESLHD staff were named winners at the 2020 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards during a live broadcast on Thursday, 26 November. The accolades were awarded to:

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Attendees at the symposium
06 Nov 2020

The annual St George and Sutherland hospitals Medical Research Symposium was a little different this year, with staff tuning in virtually. The event was broadcast from the St George Hospital Research and Education Centre auditorium, with…

Staff sharing messages of hope during Mental Health Month
06 Nov 2020

Each October, SESLHD's mental health staff take time to spread messages of hope and recovery, and raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing. The theme for Mental Health Month 2020 was ‘Tune In’.