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
COVID-19 testing expanded
South Western Sydney Local Health District has increased its COVID-19 testing in response to the cluster of coronavirus cases in the region.
New visitor limits
Public hospitals in south western Sydney are limiting visitors to protect patients and staff in response to the cluster of COVID-19 in the region.
Tips for wearing a face mask
The main value of wearing a mask is to protect other people. Masks prevent sick people from infecting others.
Face masks add protection
We are doing everything we can to protect our patients, staff and wider community with community transmission of COVID-19 in south western Sydney.
New visitor limits in pastoral areas
Patients, their families and staff will continue to have access to pastoral care but the number of people permitted in prayer rooms, chapels and meditation spaces...
Health screening stations open
To help ensure the protection of our staff, patients and community from the coronavirus (COVID-19), health screening stations have been set up at all south western Sydney public hospitals and services.