Our People & Culture

June 2020

2020 Quality Awards submissions deadline extended



Submitted by Polina Matveycheva on behalf of Corporate Communications

National Blood Donor Week 14 - 20 June



Last year, WSLHD Lifeblood Team was part of the half a million volunteer blood donors who gave 1.5 million donations with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood.

Congratulations to the team and to all Australia’s donors!

This year, as a special way of saying thanks a million to Australia’s donors during National Blood Donor Week (14-20 June), Lifeblood asked blood recipients, donors and anyone who has been touched by blood donation to share their stories. The response was incredible. From 14 June Lifeblood will share just some of the surprising, inspiring (and maybe a little tear-jerking) stories on the National Blood Donor Week webpage donateblood.com.au/donor-week

They’ll include stories from people like little Haven, who has a life-threatening type of anaemia and has already had 30 life-saving transfusions.

You don’t need to have received blood products to thank donors. 1 in 3 people will need blood in their lives. Chances are, you know someone who has or will.

Visit donateblood.com.au/donor-week to watch Australia say thanks and book to become a donor, or contact Jo-Anne Greaves via email to discover how to join our Lifeblood Team.

Contact for more information 

Jo-Anne Greaves



Submitted by Jo-Anne Greaves

AccessEAP June news: reach out to those around you


This month’s newsletter focuses on reaching out and checking in on those around you.

In this issue:

• AccessEAP CEO, Sally Kirkright discusses why we need to reach out
• Tips for checking in
• Men\'s Health Week
• Parent Resources

To read the newsletter, click here.

For more information or assistance, contact AccessEAP on 1800 818 728. AccessEAP can assist when personal, family or work related concerns are impacting on your health or quality of life and also when you need guidance on professional or personal goals or effective communication skills.

Contact for more information 

Monique Richardson

02 8247 9191


Submitted by Monique Richardson

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