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NAIDOC Week 2019 was celebrated at a host of events throughout SESLHD from 7 to 14 July
25 Jul 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019 was celebrated at a host of events throughout SESLHD from 7 to 14 July with this year’s theme in mind: “Voice, Treaty, Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future.”

Aunty Linda Boney, Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer…

Tobi Wilson (Chief Executive), Dr Kate Charlesworth (Environmental Sustainability Lead) & Tony Jackson (A/Director, Primary, Integrated and Community Health) at the Environmental Sustainability Plan launch
11 Jul 2019

SESLHD has taken a significant step to recognise and act on climate risk, launching the SESLHD Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019 – 2021 on Friday, 21 June 2019 at the Research and Education Centre, St George Hospital.
 

Mark Coure MP, Jan Gartrell (Hurstville Rotary Club member) & little Juliet testing out the new play area
11 Jul 2019

The Member for Oatley, Mark Coure MP, visited St George Hospital on Friday, 28 June 2019 to officially open the new outdoor play area on the Children’s Ward, part of the Kids at Play project.
 
The Member for Oatley…

Jennie Barry at Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital
11 Jul 2019

Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital has a new General Manager with Jennie Barry taking up her new position on 1 July 2019.

Jennie Barry has been acting in the role of General Manager for the past few months. Making the…

Nicole Wedell, Eleni Petinos, Kristin Tobi & Kiran Pandit in the Killara Extension courtyard, soon to be covered by an awning
28 Jun 2019

Eleni Petinos MP, Member for Miranda, visited Sutherland Hospital to tour the Killara Extension Ward (Aged Care) and view proposed areas for refurbishment on Thursday, 13 June, 2019.

The tour was…

Group photo of families and Rockdale Children and Families Hub service providers with launch cake
28 Jun 2019

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) has partnered with a number of local agencies in the St George area to launch a unique service to help address developmental challenges in children aged under five years in the…

Kirsty Boden holding flowers
25 Jun 2019

Kirsty Boden, a former registered nurse at Prince of Wales Hospital - and both a hero and a victim of the London Bridge Terror Attacks in 2017 - has been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal from the International Committee of the Red Cross (…

Sydney/Sydney Eye staff holding Fitbits
30 May 2019

With the theme for this year’s International Nurses Day being 'A voice to lead: health for all', a challenge has been thrown down at Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital (SSEH) to enhance nursing staff wellbeing during the month of June.

As part of…

St George Hospital medical staff in Africa
30 May 2019

Six doctors and nurses from the St George Hospital Emergency Department recently travelled to Africa with Australian charity, Kenya Aid, to hold medical camps for people who live in the poorest province in Kenya.

The team – made up of…

Nurses and midwives cutting a cake
20 May 2019

Nurses and midwives across the district were recognised and awarded for their invaluable work as part of the 2019 International Nurses and Midwives Day celebrations last week.

The theme for International Nurses…