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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.

Oct 19, 2018

The San on Channel 9 News 

San Cardiologist Dr Andrew Terluk was interviewed by Channel Nine news for its report on the Triponin blood test used in the diagnosis of heart attack More
Oct 17, 2018

San surgeon Dr Shagun Aggarwal discusses breast implants and breast reconstruction after mastectomy on 2GB

October is Breast Cancer awareness month More
Oct 15, 2018

San urologist Professor Henry Woo appointed to represent surgeons Australia-wide

San Urologist Professor Henry Woo has been elected to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) as a Fellowship Elected Councillor for 2019 More
Oct 11, 2018

The SAH MDT Room wins prestigious design awards

The Sans $1 million state-of-art Multidisciplinary Team Conference Room in the Integrated Cancer Centre has been recognised for its innovative design and clinical excellence winning 2 prestigious built environment and design awards More
Oct 10, 2018

San gynaecologist Dr Bevan Brown discusses a new treatment for Adenomyosis on 2GB

Gynaecologist Dr Bevan Brown talks about a new study on the use of Uterine Artery Embolisation for the treatment of Adenomyosis More
Oct 09, 2018

Australian Doctor features uterine artery embolisation study

Interventional radiologist Dr Eisen Liang and gynaecologist Dr Bevan Brown of the San have had their study on the use of uterine artery embolisation as an alternative to hysterectomy featured in Australian Doctor Magazine More
Oct 08, 2018

San nurses reunion with inspiring mentor

San nurses have been reunited with the mentor they credit for enabling their arrival in Australia and their training. More
Oct 03, 2018

San doctors ground breaking research offers new hope for women 

A ground-breaking new study undertaken by an Australian medical team led by the San’s interventional radiologist Dr Eisen Liang and gynaecologist Dr Bevan Brown is offering fresh hope for women facing the unwanted prospect of hysterectomy to treat heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) and period pain. More
Oct 03, 2018

Mission Minutes showcasing members of the San community

Mission Minutes videos feature members of the San community sharing insights into their roles, why they love to do the job they do, and how they try and deliver More Care More
Sept 27, 2018

San Dentist Avanti Karve discusses the importance of oral health on 2GB

Listen to the podcast to hear the discussion on fluoride, dental decay and special needs dentistry More
Sept 24, 2018

Harvard Professor and ARI shares photobiomodulation treatment insights

World expert Harvard Associate Professor Michael Hamblin recently visited the San associated Australasian Research Institute to discuss photobiomodulation therapy being investigated for treatment of degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimers. More
Sept 24, 2018

CEO Brett Goods at the Lifestyle Medicine Summit

San and San Day Surgery Hornsby CEO Brett Goods spoke at the recent Lifestyle Medicine conference More
Sept 19, 2018

San intensivist Dr Simon Finfer discusses Sepsis on 2GB

Approximately 5000 Australians die from Sepsis each year yet 60% of Australians have never heard of it. More
Sept 12, 2018

San Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr John Keogh talks about Cerebral Palsy on 2GB

Steve Price and Dr John Keogh discuss Cerebral Palsy in children and the Sans Steptember campaign. More
Sept 10, 2018

San Clinical Trials Unit in the news

The San Clinical Trials unit is currently conducting its first Phase 1 clinical trial which has been featured in Cambridge Business Weekly More
Sept 05, 2018

Dr Christos Apostolou talks to 2GB about Silent Reflux and Barretts Oesophagus

San Gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic surgeon was live on air with Steve Price discussing the prevalence and issues surrounding acid reflux More
Sept 05, 2018

Chaplaincy Symposium featured in the Adventist Record

The 1st Chaplaincy Symposium has been featured in the Adventist Record More
Sept 05, 2018

San Run for Life in Adventist Weekly Wrap Up

The Adventist Record Wrap has featured the San Run for Life Fun Run More
Sept 03, 2018

San Surgeon helps international first surgery online

Technology has enabled international medical mentoring leading to breakthrough surgery in NZ after San surgeon and urologist Professor Henry Woo provided training and guidance to a New Zealand urologist undertaking a new procedure for the first time More
Aug 31, 2018

1st Chaplaincy Symposium 2018

The 1st Chaplaincy Symposium was held in the San Clinical Education Centre for Chaplains in Healthcare, Aged Care and Correctional Services More
Aug 30, 2018

Research finds anti-aging molecule decreases with high protein high fat diets

A new study by the San Hospital’s Australasian Research Institute (ARI) has observed that high protein intakes are associated with low levels of a molecule linked to anti-aging More
Aug 30, 2018

Lifestyle Medicine Summit 2018

The Lifestyle Medicine Summit 2018 will be held on the 7th-9th of September More
Aug 30, 2018

Reduce your risk of stroke

Read the latest article from the Monthly Chronicle featuring San Neurosurgeon Dr Peter Puhl More
Aug 27, 2018

San brainchild brings relief to patients

San cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy receive pressure relieving chemo pillows More
Aug 27, 2018

800 hit the streets for San Run for Life

The San Run for Life has been featured in the Adventist Record More
Aug 24, 2018

The San Undertakes its First Phase 1 Clinical Trial

The San Clinical Trials Unit has just commenced a world-first clinical trial of a new cancer vaccine More
Aug 23, 2018

The 10,000 Toes Campaign

In an effort to stamp out diabetes in the South Pacific the 10,000 Toes Campaign is raising funds to aid in its prevention and treatment More
Aug 21, 2018

HealthCare of the Future 

Critical Care Conference held at the San on Friday August 17. More
Aug 20, 2018

San Run for Life helps cancer patients

800 runners and walkers took part in the San Foundations annual San Run for Life Fun Run and Walk event More
Aug 20, 2018

Great accreditation results demonstrate quality

Sydney Adventist Hospital and San Day Surgery Hornsby successfully maintain ISO Certification, meeting all required National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards More
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 simulation 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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