September 2020

Vote for the 2020 People's Choice Award!


Each year, WSLHD hosts the Quality Awards as an opportunity to harness the creative and innovative ideas of staff, who are committed to making a difference to patient care and health outcomes. The benefits of the Quality Award projects extend to patients, carers and their families, as well as to staff and the community.

This year, 52 quality improvement projects have been submitted for a chance to win a highly-sought after Quality Award. Read more about the projects here.

Voting for the People's Choice Award opened at 9am on Wednesday 2 September and closes COB Wednesday 16 September. Don’t miss your chance to cast your vote! #QA2020


Submitted by Polina Matveycheva on behalf of Corporate Communications 

Westmead Association Breast Cancer fundraising and community stall



Dear All,

The Westmead Association invites you to attend the Breast Cancer fundraising and community awareness stall on Wednsday, 16 and Thursday, 17 September in the Main Foyer.

Muffins and apples will be available for you to purchase and show your support for our Breast Cancer Department at Westmead Hospital.

Looking forward to seeing you there.


Contact for more information: 

Georgette Hanna



Submitted by Georgette Hanna

‘Keeping the World Open for Us’ - Free Dementia Online Forum



The theme for Dementia Action Week this year is ‘Keep the World Open for Us’.
Western Sydney Dementia and Vulnerable Elderly (DaVE) group invites all members to explore how we can increase engagement with people with dementia and their carers. 
Join the discussion to raise awareness of the disease. 

Wednesday 14 October, 10:30 – 11:30am 
Register here for this online forum.


Contact for more information: 

Sue Tolhurst (Dementia Advisory Service)

0434 568 775

Submitted by Sora Machida

Nursing in the Community Week 2020: 14 - 20 September



Do you know someone working in Integrated and Community Health (ICH)?

We are celebrating 'Nursing in the Community' Week, from the 14 - 20 September 2020. 

What we do: 
In Western Sydney, all staff working in Integrated and Community Health are committed to providing safe and quality care to all inividuals across their life span; from birth to death, especially when clients are at their most vulnerable. We can help you and your loved ones stay safe at home during these difficult times. 

To find out more information about our services, click here

Follow the trend: #NursesWhereWeNeedThem to get the latest updates of Western Sydney ICH celebrating Nursing in the Community Week 2020

Contact for more information: 

Kiernan Mannix


Submitted by Kiernan Mannix

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