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News - 2017

April 2017
Junior doctor named among peers (PDF)
Dr Jason Boyd has been named the most outstanding junior medical officer at Canterbury Hospital for 2016 and presented with the Geoff Walker Memorial Award.

Don’t let the flu stop you (PDF)
As the cooler weather arrives, staff across the District are preparing for the influenza season.

Robotic training institute opens (PDF)
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is now home to the southern hemisphere’s only training centre for robotic surgery.

The next step in a digital hospital (PDF)
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital’s emergency department is the first in NSW to introduce a system where a patient’s vital signs are automatically recorded at the bedside and downloaded to their electronic medical records.

RPA Hospital offers peritonectomy cancer surgery (PDF)
This month, the state’s second peritonectomy service opened at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, complementing the service available at St George Hospital in Kogarah.

March 2017
Prevention the key on World Oral Health Day (PDF)
After 30 years as a dental therapist, Elizabeth di Meco knows prevention is key, and loves working with children.

BPT OK program (PDF)
We all know the early years are tough for young doctors. We also know that three junior doctors took their own lives in the past few months.

Honouring our volunteers (PDF)
When Rosalie Saunders retired from the steel industry two decades ago she found herself looking for things to do.

Supporting doctors and patients at the Pitch (PDF)
Returning in 2017, the Pitch once again delivered three successful innovation ideas.

Celebrating inspirational women (PDF)
What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than by having one of our own take out the highest honours in the state.

Primary health care partnership signed (PDF)
Sydney Local Health District recently signed the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Care Partnership framework agreement.

February 2017
One energy drink dangerous for some, study finds (PDF)
A world-first study has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease.

SLHD part of Fair Day fun again (PDF)
Sydney Local Health District’s Sexual Health Service will join in the fun of the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day in Newtown this weekend.

Better habits for healthy weight (PDF)
If the silly season and the summer holidays have gotten the better of your eating habits, Healthy Weight Week is a reminder to take action.

Forest fun for all the family (PDF)
A visit to the emergency department may be a little less stressful for families with the addition of a colourful children’s play area at Concord Hospital.

January 2017
National recognition for medical heroes (PDF)
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital has once again been acknowledged through the work of two esteemed clinicians and researchers in the annual Australia Day honours list.

Warm welcome for new intern doctors (PDF)
For registered nurse Maddy van der Leeden (pictured), the halls of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital are already familiar. From this week, she will walk them as a future doctor.

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