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Sydney Adventist Hospital is often featured in local and national publications, and copies of these articles are provided here for your interest.

News articles from 2018 are updated regularly.  Visit our News Archive pages for stories from 2009 - 2017. Our thanks to publishers and broadcasters including News Ltd, Fairfax Media Publications, Fairfax Radio Network and Macquarie Radio Network for their permission to publish articles.

Aug 15, 2018

EC Director Dr Greg McDonald talks about the San waiving the $335 EC admission fee for ambulance patients

Dr McDonald talks to 2GB about the new initiative taken amid this years flu season. More
Aug 09, 2018

San Physiotherapist Karen Long talks about 'Tradies Health Awareness Month'

2GBs Steve Price interviews Karen Long about the common causes of injury to tradies More
Aug 02, 2018

The San waives EC admission fees for ambulance patients

The San has waived Emergency Care admission fees for those who arrive by ambulance More
Aug 01, 2018

Vascular Surgeon Dr Pecky De Silva discusses varicose veins on 2GB

This weeks Health Matters Segment looks at varicose veins and their treatment options More
Jul 25, 2018

San Clinical Nurse Consultant Jayne O'Connor discusses infection prevention and control

Infection prevention and control discussion with 2GBs Steve Price More
Jul 19, 2018

Dr Hugh Allen discusses childrens' sleeping issues on 2GB

San Pediatrician Dr Hugh Allen discusses how to deal with sleep issues children have More
Jul 19, 2018

SAH Clinical School Professional Team Awarded

The team has been awarded the Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence from the University of Sydney More
Jul 19, 2018

San Chief Radiographer appointed to Medical Radiation Practice Council of NSW

Nadine Thompson was nominated by the Minister for Health and Medical Research More
Jul 11, 2018

San Ophthalmologist Dr Anil Arora discusses July Eye Awareness month

2GBs Steve Price interviews Dr Anil Arora about July Eye Awareness month More
Jul 05, 2018

Dr Payal Mukherjee talks to 2GB about virtual reality in medical training

Dr Payal Mukherjee of the San talks to Steve Price about the use of virtual reality in medical training More
Jul 04, 2018

Excellent Hand Hygiene Results

Sydney Adventist Hospital and San Day Surgery Hornsby both record excellent hand hygiene results, exceeding national and AHCL key performance indicators. More
Jun 29, 2018

The San is on Twitter

The San is on Twitter! Join us! More
Jun 21, 2018

STEMM presentation virtual reality stimulation

Year 2 student Eesha Adusumilli demonstrated virtual reality technology to her Year 10 schoolmates during a science and medical careers presentation at the San More
Jun 20, 2018

Inspiring students for their future careers

San medical, surgical, health informatics, nursing and other experts inspire over 300 local young women during a STEMM breakfast seminar More
Jun 19, 2018

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Dawn Hooper talks to 2GB 

Listen to Dawn Hooper talk to Steve Price about the role of a palliative care nurse practitioner at the San. More
Jun 18, 2018

New Adventist HealthCare CEO Mr Brett Goods

Brett has been General Manager of Sydney Adventist Hospital since April 2014 and Acting Chief Executive Officer since November 2017 More
Jun 18, 2018

Increasing Robotic Excellence with Dual Operating Consoles 

In a first for the San Hospital, gynaecological and colorectal surgeons simultaneously perform a complex dual console gynaecological operation using the state-of-the-art da Vinci Robot. More
Jun 15, 2018

Cardiac team from Myanmar visit the San

​A team from Myanmar specialising in cardiac surgery visited the San on May 15 to look at the services in a developed cardiac surgery hospital. More
Jun 13, 2018

San patients give our cancer services a big tick 

San cancer care services score second highest in a state wide survey of over 12,000 patients More
Jun 12, 2018

Professor Brian Owler Awarded the Order of Australia

Professor Brian Owler received the Order of Australia award at the Queens Birthday Honours Ceremony More
Jun 12, 2018

Doctors' Secretaries Dinner

The 20th Annual Doctors Secretaries Dinner was on June 7th More
Jun 07, 2018

Dietitian Sarah Liston talks to 2GB about the new San initiative food moulding

San Dietitian Sarah Liston talks to 2GBs Steve Price about how the San is making food more appealing for patients unable to chew More
May 24, 2018

Nina Singh talks to 2GB about the San Clinical Trials Unit

Nina Singh talks to 2GB Health Matters with Steve Price about what the San CTU does & the benefits for patients More
May 23, 2018

The San remembers long-term supporter Gary Webb 

Ceremony held on Friday May 18 with a tree planting, plaque and dedicated tables and chairs named in his honour. More
May 21, 2018

San Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Dr Peter Wood talks about Menopause

Dr Wood talks to 2GBs Steve Price on Health Matters More
May 21, 2018

The San Celebrates National Volunteer Week, May 21-27 2018

Our 460-strong team of Volunteers are celebrated for all they do for patients, family and staff at the San More
May 17, 2018

A/Prof Payal Mukherjee talks to 2GB about raising awareness of domestic violence 

A special Health Matters interview with Steve Price. More
May 14, 2018

San Respiratory Physician talks to 2GB about the Flu Season

Dr Amy McLean speaks to Steve Price about last years serious flu and the need for flu shots. More
May 14, 2018

San health professionals present at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Congress

Presentations by San surgeons, nursing unit manager and final year medical student More
May 10, 2018

Emergency Care unveil plaque honoring Nursing Unit Manager

Co-founder and long-standing Nursing Unit Manager, Robyn Stevens acknowledged More
May 09, 2018

Mums, bubs and staff enjoy the San Teddy Bears Picnic 

Almost 1,000 San babies, mothers and family members attended Picnic on the Village Green More
May 09, 2018

Mass casualty trauma simluation at the San

Registrars and medical students triage for a bomb blast scenario More
May 03, 2018

San Cardiologist talks to 2GB about the new Watchman Device 

Dr Jason Sharp talks to 2GBs Steve Price about the latest technology for treating heart conditions More
Apr 26, 2018

San Nurse talks about the life-transforming work of Open Heart International

San Patient Flow Manager and nurse Melanie Windus spoke to 2GB’s Steve Price about the life transforming work of Open Heart International More
Apr 20, 2018

San Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr Levi Bassin talks about heart surgery and the da vinci Robot

Dr Levi Bassin spoke to 2GBs Steve Price about heart surgery being done at the San with the da vinci Robot More
Apr 04, 2018

San Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Emily Granger also does life-saving work at St Vincent’s Hospital

See Dr Emily Grangers life saving work on National Geographic TV More
Apr 04, 2018

San Team use ECMO in life-saving incident

"We just wanted to give him a fighting chance. I couldn’t let him die." More
Mar 29, 2018

Easter a magical time to be born at the San - Hornsby Advocate article

Easter booties gift for newborns More
Mar 29, 2018

ARI CEO Professor Ross Grant talk about the new research for treating Dementia on 2UE Talking Lifestyle

Prof Ross Grant talks to 2UE Talking Lifestyle More
Mar 29, 2018

ARI CEO Professor Ross Grant talk to 2GBs Steve Price about new Dementia research

Prof Grant talks to 2GB More
Mar 28, 2018

San Hospital cycle team raises over $4,600 in Bobbin Head Cycle Classic

Team of 42 members raise funds for charities More
Mar 28, 2018

Breaking isolation barriers - North Shore Times article

Cancer Support Morning at the San More
Mar 27, 2018

Annual San 'Run For Life' on Sunday 19 August 2018

Individuals, Corporate Teams & School Championship Cup - 10km or 5km! More
Mar 23, 2018

Therapy Dog at the San

Moments of joy and comfort More
Mar 23, 2018

Learning the latest in HealthCare - South East Asian radiographers visit the San

Myanmar Radiographers learning experience More
Mar 22, 2018

San Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr John Limbers talks to 2UE Talking Lifestyle re new Robotic Total Knee Replacement procedure

Dr Limbers talks to 2UE Talking Lifestyle More
Mar 20, 2018

It’s all about us public cancer support services forum a success

Cancer Support Morning forum More
Mar 19, 2018

Pre-order the new 2018 / 2019 Entertainment Memberships and support the San supported Open Heart International.

Purchases before April 2018 come with $150 worth of Early Bird offers More
Mar 19, 2018

San Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr John Limbers talks about new Robotic Total Knee Replacement procedure on 2GB.

Dr Limbers on 2GB More
Mar 15, 2018

2GB interview with Jo Marx about cancer support services forum at the San 

Cancer support services forum discussion with organiser Jo Marx More
Mar 15, 2018

Cancer Support Services Forum at the San on Sunday

Inspired by cancer to connect - Adventist Record article More
Mar 13, 2018

San car-park hosts life-saving vertical rescue training

SES training at the Hospital More
Mar 12, 2018

San Intensive Care Doctor interviewed on ABC 7:30 Report about Sepsis

Professor Finfer talks to ABC More
Mar 09, 2018

San Dermatologist Doctor Kavita Enjeti talks about Melanoma on 2GB with Steve Price

Dr Enjeti interview on 2GB More
Mar 08, 2018

Celebrating different skill sets during International Womens Day at the San

San celebrates International Womens Day More
Mar 05, 2018

Cancer Support Morning - 'it's about us'

9am Sunday 18th March at Sydney Adventist Hospital More
Mar 05, 2018

San Dermatologist Doctor Tai Phan talks about Melanoma

Dr Phan was interviewed by Ed Phillips of 2UE Talking Lifestyle More
Mar 01, 2018

Changing lives across the world

Project Coordinator for Open Heart International, Russell Lee retires More
Feb 27, 2018

San Radiology and the Society for MR Radiographers and Technologists (SMRT) host education evening 

MRI safety expert Dr Frank Shellock spoke about new developments in Radiology More
Feb 22, 2018

Australian first in surgery - Hornsby Advocate

New surgery conducted at the San More
Feb 21, 2018

Adventist Church's comprehensive Health Strategy affirmed

Focus on becoming a world leader in lifestyle medicine More
Feb 20, 2018

Channel Nine News Report - New treatment for prostate conditions

Breakthrough treatment - new device to treat prostate conditions with little side effects More
Feb 20, 2018

‘Game changing’ surgery for men arrives on the North Shore

Ground-breaking operation for men suffering from enlarged prostates More
Feb 08, 2018

San Gynaecological Oncologist Professor Felix Chan talks to SBS News

Tests for Ovarian cancer More
Jan 29, 2018

Glenys Chapman OAM – Recognition in Australia Day honours

Former San Surgical Centre Nurse Unit Manager honoured More
Jan 22, 2018

The San saves lives - and the planet…one cup at a time

New environmentally friendly, green initiative More
Jan 17, 2018

San Neurosurgeon Professor Brian Owler nominated ‘Australian of the Year’ by The Australian 

Prof Brian Owler nominated Australian of the Year More
Jan 15, 2018

San Paediatric Surgeon Dr Genevieve Cummins farewelled

Dr Cummins farewell More
Jan 01, 2018

San Carols by Candlelight for 2017

Thousands of community members enjoy the Christmas celebrations... More
Jan 01, 2018

San Dietitian talks to 2GB's Steve Price about diet and Alzheimers disease

San Dietitian Jodie Privett talks to 2GB in December 2017 More
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