The parents of Lieutenant Michael Fussell, an Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan, joined veterans groups and supporters for the official opening of Fussell House, that's been named in honour of their son.
Setting up a COVID-19 clinic is a huge collaborative effort, involving our Emergency Operations Centre, Engineering, Graphic Design, Printing, Nursing and Executive teams. Meet some of the faces involved each time we set up a new pop-up clinic.
Sydney Local Health District is piloting an app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to measure, analyse and treat patient wounds - with RPA the first hospital in Australia to test the revolutionary technology.
Sydney Local Health District has set up a new multidisciplinary team to enhance and extend its health care services for people with an intellectual disability. See highlights from the launch event celebrating the new STrIDeS team.
Many of us spend the majority of our waking hours at our work place with our colleagues. The People Matter Employee Survey is an opportunity for all staff to have a say and provide feedback on what it is like to work in Sydney Local Health District. Take the survey now.
Health workers play an important part in preventing the spread of influenza. This month, our staff have chosen well, and had their flu shots at the staff vaccination days and drop-in clinics held across the District.
We’re celebrating a major milestone after the successful rollout of eMeds at Canterbury Hospital. eMeds is now live across all of the District’s main inpatient sites. It replaces paper medical charts with an electronic system for prescribing, dispensing and administering patient medications.
The Governor of NSW was among those to lay a wreath at our 2019 Anzac Service at Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway. Concord Hospital has a proud history and longstanding connection with our veterans and their loved ones.
It was an inspiring and uplifting day as we celebrated the achievements of the class of 2018.16 trainees in Health Administration and Health Services Assistance are now well on their way to a new career in health.
Our annual March Arts celebration has wrapped up, after 59 exhibitions at 8 venues. March Arts is a fun and colourful showcase of the talents of our staff, our patients and our community. It's also a reminder of the benefits of integrating the arts in to healthcare.
A mural by Aboriginal artist James P. Simon has been unveiled at the Concord Centre for Palliative Care. The artwork has been designed to make the Centre a place where Aboriginal people feel safe, welcome and respected.
A rap song to encourage fuss-free family meals, a heart-health app for new mums, and another app to help intensive care patients communicate with staff are some of the winning ideas that will be developed, following the latest round of The Pitch.
From a miracle baby to the latest in Aged Care and dementia research; AGM 2018 offered a fascinating and inspiring look at some of the work being done by our dedicated and skilled clinicians, and how that is helping to improve the lives of our patients and their families.
Meet Kim. She's just one of the dedicated support staff who come to work each day to help Sydney Local Health District's executive team and clinicians to continue to provide high-quality, patient and family centred care.
A very special smile now awaits visitors to Sydney Dental Hospital. A dedicated concierge is there to lend a helping hand to patients, families and carers, who can sometimes be in great pain or have travelled long distances.