July 2020

Westmead Association Endoscopy fundraising & community awareness stall


Dear All,

The Westmead Association invites you to attend the Endoscopy fundraising and community awareness stall on Wednesday, 22 July and Thursday, 23 July in the Main Foyer.

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

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Contact for more information

Georgette Hanna

8890 7983

Submitted by Georgette Hanna

Celebrating 90 years of leadership in Public Health


Founded in 1930, the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney has been tackling the world’s greatest health challenges by providing quality education, conducting high-impact research and translating knowledge into action.

To celebrate our 90 year milestone, we are honoured to present a discussion with a distinguished panel of alumni who have been leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia and overseas.


  • Dr Margaret Harris – WHO spokesperson for the COVID-19 response, Geneva

  • Dr Nick Coatsworth – Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Australia

  • Dr Rachel Devi – Ministry of Health, Fiji

  • Dr Jeremy McAnulty - Director Health Protection NSW Health, Australia

Please join Professor Joel Negin, Head of the School of Public Health, who will host the webinar panel.


Tuesday 28 July, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Register here for this free webinar.

Contact for more information

Madeleine Culp



Submitted by Madeleine Culp


GoShare introduction and demonstration webinar


A digital patient education solution is here! – GoShare

GoShare is an intuitive online tool that makes it easy for health professionals to send reputable, tailored and timely educational resources via SMS or email, to the patient or their carer. GoShare aims to improve patient centred health literacy, and support the patient/carer to play a more active role in managing the patient’s health care needs.

Join us for an introduction and demonstration of GoShare.

  • Thursday 16 July, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm AEST

Register for webinar here. 

If you would like more information about GoShare, please see the GoShare Intranet page.

Contact for more information

Heena Puri

0456 743 476


Submitted by Sarah Aldridge on behalf of GoShare


Join Blacktown & Mt Druitt staff mindfulness meditation sessions



The Workplace Wellness Team is offering free 10-15 min guided mindfulness meditation sessions. Sessions can assist with focus, relaxation and stress management.

Regular session times:

Blacktown (Erella Maculaulay Rm, Building B Lvl 3):


  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 10:30 am; 11:30 am; 2:30 pm; 4:00 pm

  • Tuesday - 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm

  • Thursday - 10:30 am, 11:30 am

Mt Druitt (Conference Room, Lvl 1):


  • Tuesday - 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am

  • Thursday - 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm

Simply drop-in to attend a session. Extra sessions can be added for teams/individuals upon request.

Contact for more information

David Johnson

0418 342 361


Submitted by Shari Hendriks


New dates for online mindfulness sessions



New dates for Mindfulness sessions at the regular Tuesday 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm.

These sessions will be conducted by Westmead hospital clinical psychologist, Shehzi Yusaf who is trained in mindfulness.

Session access is via the following link:


  1. Copy and Paste the above link in Google Chrome web browser.

  2.  If the link does not open automatically, you will be directed to eHealth NSW Conferencing page.

  3. At the eHealth NSW Conferencing page, the person or conference to call is 4369369.  Add your name and you will be redirected through to this conference.

  4. Click Join. Guests/Attendees do not require a PIN.

  5. Video Conference requires a PC/laptop/tablet or smartphone with a mic/speaker


  • 14 July

  • 21 July

  • 28 July

  • 4 August

  • 11 August

  • 18 August

  • 24 August

  • 31 August

  • 1 September

  • 8 September

  • 15 September

  • 22 September

  • 29 September

Please note all sessions start at 1.00 pm for about 30 mins



Contact for more information

Aureine Henriques



Submitted by Shehzi Yusaf

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