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Nov 28, 2012

Federal Government proposed reduction in PBS funding for chemotherapy drugs

Click here to find out how you can help us to continue to help our patients. More
Nov 19, 2012

Company name change to Adventist HealthCare Limited

On 16 November the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) confirmed that the company name ‘Sydney Adventist Hospital Limited’ has been legally changed to Adventist HealthCare Limited. More
Nov 13, 2012

Successful Outcomes for the San's Clinical Trials Unit

Nina Singh and Sally Woodhead from the San’s Clinical Trails Unit are presenting two research posters at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia conference in Brisbane next month. More
Nov 08, 2012

Buildcorp Wins Safety Award

The SAH project won Construction Site Safety in the $50,000,001 and over category for 2012 at the Master Builders Association Annual Construction Awards (NSW). More
Nov 08, 2012

SAH 12th Annual Quality Awards Evening

Over 70 SAH Board, executive committee and staff members attended the 12th annual San Quality Awards Evening held at Oatlands Golf Club on the 7th November. More
Oct 16, 2012

The San ranks 9th in national Hospital satisfaction survey

Great care at the San applauded. More
Oct 16, 2012

Pink Ribbon Day at SAH

A day to think pink, wear pink, buy pink and donate! Click here for photos. More
Oct 11, 2012

San Foundation fundraising to donate portable ultrasound to Emergency Care

When a highly experienced, cool and calm emergency care doctor champions new equipment so passionately, it’s time to take notice. More
Oct 11, 2012

Robotic surgery at the San

Healthcare delivery is being transformed at the San with the help of medical science’s robotic surgical systems. More
Oct 11, 2012

New heart procedure to reduce need for medication

Since a new cardiac catheterisation laboratory was installed at the San earlier this year, San Interventional Cardiologists have been implanting a device called a ‘Watchman’ which prevents blood clots from breaking loose from a section of the heart called the ‘left atrial appendage’. More
Oct 11, 2012

Campaign to raise $20 million for Integrated Cancer Centre

The new San Integrated Cancer Centre is a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence and part of the $200 million 2011- 2014 Redevelopment of the Hospital currently underway. It will be completed by mid-2014. It builds on the San’s existing comprehensive range of cancer services. More
Oct 11, 2012

Helping others to help themselves

Medical and nursing staff in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are a step closer to being self-sufficient in heart surgery after a recent 6 day visit by Australian medical teams who shared their expertise to change the lives of 27 children and 8 adults in Port Moresby. More
Sept 25, 2012

Research volunteers needed at Dalcross Adventist Hospital

Dalcross Adventist Hospital is seeking participants for a research project to better understand the human spine. Aiming to map what’s ‘normal’ participants are required to have a single, weight bearing, low dose x-ray using the state-of-the-art EOS imaging equipment. More
Sept 13, 2012

EAdmissions- Award winning efficiency at the San

Sydney Adventist Hospital’s Health Informatics Project Manager Jenny O’Neill was this year’s winner of the Don Walker Award for Efficiency from the Health Informatics Society of Australia. More
Aug 29, 2012

When wearing a veil was a balancing act

Nurses' uniforms have changed significantly since Rose-Marie Radley first walked the ward. More
Aug 23, 2012

Faith in Health is Rewarded

A historical story of a church founded hospital by Journalist Tom Richmond. More
Aug 09, 2012

Staff Support Colleague's Hospital Effort

A Nurse from the Sydney Adventist Hospital has inspired a fundraising campaign to support people living in one of the poorest countires in the world. More
Aug 06, 2012

Operation Open Heart gives new life to 35 in Papua New Guinea

62 Australian medical, nursing and other health care professionals donated their time and expertise for 10 days to transform the lives of 32 children and 3 adults. More
Aug 02, 2012

San supports Daffodil Day

The Cancer Support Centre are organising the sale of merchandise to raise funding for the Cancer Council on Friday, 24 August. More
Aug 01, 2012

The San-supported Novus Foundation raises $110,000 for youth

The San-supported Novus Foundation held its annual gala dinner on July 28 and raised more than $110,000. More
Jul 26, 2012

EC supports paediatric hospital in Africa

Emergency Care staff fundraised $3005 for a rural paediatric hospital in Bo, The Republic of Sierra Leone. More
Jul 26, 2012

Helping Hearts

Operation Open Heart have returned from Fiji and performed 37 life changing operations. More
Jul 13, 2012

SAH Dr needs signatures to support adults and children in palliative care throughout NSW

Showing the power of petition, last year Dr McMaster successfully collected more than 23,000 signatures and restored $1 million in funding for palliative care services at Neringah Hospital in Wahroonga. This year, Dr McMaster is fighting to improve palliative care services for adults children and palliative workers in NSW. More
Jun 15, 2012

San staff are amongst the first to congratulate Ray Phillipson for his recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Mr Phillipson is battling ill health but special recognition has brought some cheer to this kind-hearted man. More
Jun 14, 2012

San team help debunk myths about clinical deficiencies in vegetarian diets

The San’s Pathology Director Dr Bevan Hokin and San Nutrition and Dietetics Manager Carol Zeuschner have co-written a paper, which in conjunction with other published studies, reveals the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. More
Jun 13, 2012


Wahroonga’s San Hospital is feeling very proud this week with Queen’s Birthday Honours being awarded to 5 of its associates for their humanitarian and health work. More
Jun 07, 2012

Health Ministers break ground at SAH for new Education Centre

Successful Ground-breaking ceremony at SAH for new Education Centre The construction of a SAH Education Centre was detailed during ministerial announcements at a Ground-breaking Ceremony on June 7. More
Jun 05, 2012

Healthcare Outreach Mending and Preventing Broken Hearts 

RASHIDA Bano was following her heart to New Zealand to say her wedding vows when a medical check as part of the immigration visa revealed the 24-year-olds heart was beating too fast. Ms Bano was successfully operated on by the Sydney Adventist Hospitals Operation Open Heart team and can now let her heart lead the way to New Zealand. More
Jun 05, 2012

San Hosts Successful Redevelopment Public Forum

Close to 100 community residents gathered at the Fox Valley Community Centre on Monday night to discuss the $181 million Stage 1 redevelopment at the hospital and future developments at the Wahroonga Estate. More
Jun 04, 2012

San Staff On Path to Better Health and Fitness

63 San staff are participating in this year’s Global Corporate Challenge, the world’s largest workplace health and wellness program. More
Jun 01, 2012

Squiz 'n' Quiz On Super San

North Shore Residents have been invite to a forum on Monday June 4 to discuss the $180 million redevelopment of the SAH Wahroonga Estate. More
May 31, 2012

The San Facelift Is Finally Revealed

Almost a year after work began on its $180 million redevelopment, the San has released images of how it will look after the makeover. More
May 15, 2012

Operation Open Heart Receives $10,000 Donation

Heart Kids NSW donated 10,000 to Operation Open Heart Fiji, a charity run by the San. More
May 15, 2012

San staff raised $7000 for Healthcare Outreach Nepal.

San staff sold scarfs and shawls and raised $7000 for a Healthcare Outeach mission to Nepal. More
May 10, 2012

Changing lives of Nepalese women

San Midwife Krissy Richards returns form her first Healthcare Outreach trip to Nepal. More
May 05, 2012

Premier opens Adventist hospital research institution

New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell officially opens the laboratories of the Australasian Research Institution at the Sydney Advnetist Hospital. More
May 01, 2012

At A Patients Bedside - All The Time

Thanks to a new monitoring system that the San is installing, patients considered high risk for respiratory distress can receive the monitoring they need in the specialist ward area that caters for their condition. More
Mar 28, 2012

A Fulfilling Change of Direction

San ICU Nurse Rachael Curran talks to the Hornsby Advocate about her move from community care into nursing More
Mar 13, 2012

ADRA Activated During NSW Floods

Following heavy rainfall in the southwest of New South Wales, Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia staff and volunteers have been activated and have been called upon to organise emergency accommodation for those who have been affected by widespread flooding. More
Mar 13, 2012

Giving Patients a Better Choice

A $95,000 grant to the Sydney Adventist Hospital will give palliative care patients the choice of where to spend their final days. More
May 01, 2012

NSW Premier Opens The San's New Research Lab

Premier Barry O'Farrell officially opened the laboratories of the Australasian Research Institute (ARI) on March 30th 2012. More
Mar 28, 2012

The San is Celebrating Private Hospital Week

Private Hospitals Week is part of the Australian Private Hospitals Association ongoing Valuing Private Hospitals Campaign More
Feb 20, 2012

Telephone services restored at the San

Telephone services restored at the San after a severe electrical storm over Wahroonga More
May 01, 2012

Former PM Speaks For The San

Former Prime Minister John Howard was guest of honour at a recent function that highlighted key features of the Redevelopment of the San that is currently underway. More
Feb 16, 2012

Molecule of youth in grasp

Dr Ross Grant from the Australian Research Institute at Sydney Adventist Hospital is conducting world first research unlocking some of the secrets of ageing. More
May 01, 2012

Training Our Future Health Workforce

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner helped celebrate the first year of clinical training of medical students with the San's Clinical School. More
Feb 06, 2012

Aussie Volunteers Save Baby's Life in Fiji

Dr Ian Nicholson from the San's Operation Open Heart performs heart surgery and saves the life of a baby boy in Fiji. More
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