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Media Centre

Welcome to the Media Centre for South Western Sydney Local Health District. Here, you can find all the latest news from the District as well as newsletters, videos and publications.  

The District's Media and Communications Unit provides a 24-hour service for journalists. We can help you with:

  • Enquiries about SWSLHD and the facilities and services we offer
     
  • General enquiries about health care and specific health conditions
     
  • Finding experts to speak to on a wide range of health care issues
     
  • Filming and photography in our hospitals and facilities

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Older generation gives back to Fairfield Hospital


At 91 you would be forgiven for “hanging up your hat” but, not Ellen Dempsey, who has spent a number of years motivating Fairfield Hospital hip replacement patients. More...

Caring call reaches patients in their home


Caring for patients is what our staff do best at Fairfield Hospital. When patients left the ward staff often wondered how their patients were getting on at home and that they were safe. More...

Diabetes experts leading the charge with change


With $40 million spent every year on treating patients with diabetes in Sydney’s south west, clinicians at South Western Sydney Local Health District are leading the charge in making change. More...

Cataract surgeons honour Dr Alvin Goh


Liverpool Hospital cataract surgeons who worked alongside the inspirational Dr Alvin Goh have donated their own money to purchase a Pentacam... More...

Empowering women through exercise


A free eight-week program is being offered to women in the Fairfield area to help get them off the couch and onto the netball court. More...

Health workers head towards paperless system


Patients' medication management at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital is set to improve with the change from paper charts to the Electronic Medication management system (eMeds) More...

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