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The winning photo, titled Birth: A staff member examining a pregnant woman, both wearing face masks
10 Sep 2020

If you would like to take a look at the camaraderie and innovation taking place across SESLHD, look no further than the awe-inspiring A Moment in Time photo exhibition.

Toni McDonald with her arm in a sling
10 Sep 2020

Sutherland Hospital staff may have recognised a familiar face in their rehabilitation gym over the past couple of weeks. Toni McDonald, a long-term volunteer and “best hamburger-maker ever” from the hospital’s Garden Kiosk was a temporary guest…

Winner Associate Professor Jeffrey Post (Director of Infectious Diseases, POWH) – Collaborative Staff Member of the Year – front and centre. With (from left): Dr Martin Mackertich (Director of Clinical Services, POWH), Karen Tuqiri (Director of Nursing & Support Services, POWH), Jennie Barry (General Manager) & Tobi Wilson
10 Sep 2020

For the first time, winners of the SESLHD Healthcare Awards were announced live online during a recent live stream hosted by Tobi Wilson, Chief Executive, SESLHD.

The awards, which recognise innovation and excellence in the delivery of…

Nurse of the Year: Nikita Donnelly
10 Sep 2020

The Prince of Wales Hospital 2020 Nightingale Nurse of the Year Awards took a fresh format this year, with a virtual ceremony broadcast to all staff on Friday, 28 August.
The on-camera hosts Karen Tuqiri, Director of Nursing and…

Royal Hospital for Women pelvic health physiotherapy team
10 Sep 2020

SESLHD celebrated World Physiotherapy Day (8 September) this week, highlighting a team of specialists who deliver pelvic health physiotherapy services at the Royal Hospital for Women.

Women who come to The Royal seeking care for pelvic…

At the ceremony – Kevin, Simone and their family with Prince of Wales Hospital staff
03 Aug 2020

Prince of Wales Hospital’s oncology staff were recently honoured to help fulfil patient Kevin Warner’s dream of getting married to his partner, Simone.

With just a few days’ notice, and thanks to the support of Dreams2Live4 – a not for…

A baby playing upside down on a street
29 Jul 2020

When starting a family it’s important to optimise your health – to give your baby the best start in life. Planning, Lifestyle & Nutrition (PLaN) is a free pre-pregnancy planning clinic, led by…

Pictured: Leah Barthel (donor family member) and Patricia Scheetz (transplant recipient) standing in front of the donor memorial at St George Hospital.
29 Jul 2020

The NSW Organ & Tissue Donation Service unveiled a very special memorial at St George Hospital to commemorate deceased organ and tissue donors recently - a beautiful large window decal, located within the hospital near the Intensive Care Unit…

Aboriginal health workers Wendy Bunn and Melissa Cawley with SESLHD's Chief Executive Tobi Wilson.
29 Jul 2020

The Narrangy-Booris Building Strong Foundations Aboriginal Child and Family Health service at Menai celebrated their 10-year anniversary recently with a small gathering to mark the significant milestone.

Midwife Harriet Stephens and new mum Joanna Mansour holding her new bundle of joy
20 Jul 2020

Helen McCarthy, Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services at the Royal Hospital for Women, had a vision – she wanted all women having their baby at The Royal to experience world-class care and communication combined.…