Media Releases - 2022
Go4Fun to give families a healthy start to spring (PDF)
Families in southwest Sydney are encouraged to ‘Go4Fun’ and sign up this spring for a free and fun ten-week program aimed at boosting kids overall health.
Local mum of two, Sajida Batool, and her daughters Eshaal and Rameen, aged 10 and 8, joined Go4Fun in Term Two and continue to enjoy the benefits of the program which supports families to lead a healthy lifestyle through fun games and activities.
App to support parents caring for premature babies (PDF)
New parents of premature babies in south western Sydney are benefitting from access to a free healthcare app which provides easily accessible information and real-life content during and after their hospital stay.
Testing and treatment keeps our community safe from hepatitis C (PDF)
Proud Worimi woman Debbie Robinson is enjoying a new lease on life after being cured of hepatitis C and is urging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in south western Sydney to get tested even if they have no symptoms.
‘Binyang’ tower crane marks next stage of $790 million Liverpool Hospital redevelopment (PDF)
A local primary school student from Green Valley Public School has officially named the 52-metre tower crane which will support construction for the first stage of the $790 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct project.
First patient welcomed in new children’s unit (PDF)
Campbelltown Hospital’s new and expanded children’s unit, a key feature of the $632 million stage two redevelopment, has welcomed its first patient, 14-month old Lincoln Walsh.
Lincoln settled quickly into his spacious new room and was instantly fascinated with artist Erica Seccombe’s murals, which celebrate an array of local native flora and fauna, featured on walls throughout the unit.
Nurse leader finalist in national Nursing Trailblazer Award (PDF)
Professor Josephine Chow, Foundation Professor of the South Western Sydney Nursing and Midwifery Alliance, is one of the three finalists in the Federal Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers.
Staff recognised for excellence in nursing and midwifery (PDF)
South Western Sydney Local Health District has today congratulated five outstanding nurses and midwives who are among 30 finalists nominated for the 10th annual NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.
New beginnings at Campbelltown Hospital (PDF)
Beautiful Aurora Sultana has created history as the first baby born in Campbelltown Hospital’s new and expanded birthing unit, part of the $632 million stage two redevelopment project.
Professor’s long hair gets the chop for Dry July (PDF)
South Western Sydney Local Health District’s Professor of Nursing is losing her long locks for the third time to raise money for Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital’s Dry July appeal.
World No Tobacco Day: Quit for yourself and help our planet (PDF)
People in south western Sydney who are considering quitting smoking this World No Tobacco Day (Tuesday 31 May) have another reason to quit on top of the numerous health benefits: the good of the planet.
Primary school students invited to name the crane and win for their school (PDF)
Primary school students across the Liverpool Local Government Area have the chance to name the 52-metre crane that will help build the first stage of the NSW Government’s $790 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct.
New phase of vaccination program (PDF)
South Western Sydney Local Heath District has thanked its dedicated staff who have successfully administered more than 290,000 vaccinations at the South Western Sydney Vaccination Centre since it opened in July last year.
Nursing award winner has found her calling (PDF)
The Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital winner of a prestigious 2021 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Award describes her nursing career as a "passion" and a "calling’".
Ross River fever alert for Bankstown area (PDF)
Residents and visitors near the Georges River in Bankstown, particularly at Picnic Point, should take extra precautions to protect themselves against mosquito-borne diseases such as Ross River virus and Barmah Forest virus.
Vaccination centre welcomes former NRL player (PDF)
South Western Sydney Vaccination Centre at Macquarie Fields hosted a special visitor today - former National Rugby League and South Sydney Rabbitohs star Beau Champion.
Vaccine rollout reaches one year milestone (PDF)
Today marks a major milestone in protecting the community from COVID-19 with almost 2.1 million doses of the vaccine administered in south western Sydney since the rollout began 12 months ago.
Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital welcomes interns of 2022 (PDF)
Dr Charlie Hill is one of more than 1,000 interns now starting their medical careers with NSW Health - a record number of new starters and the most of any state or territory in Australia.
Campbelltown Hospital welcomes the intern class of 2022 (PDF)
Young doctors Adrian Siu and James Ephraums are among more than 1,000 interns starting their medical careers with NSW Health this year - a record number of new starters and the most of any state or territory in Australia.
Liverpool and Fairfield welcome the intern class of 2022 (PDF)
Smithfield resident Penelope Solofoni is one of more than 1,000 interns now starting their medical careers with NSW Health - a record number of new starters and the most of any state or territory in Australia.