Announcements

St Vincent’s Welcomes Recognition of Domestic Violence as a Key Factor in Granting Licences

2 Nov 2017

St Vincent’s Hospital has today welcomed the recommendation by the Domestic Violence Death Review Team to change the NSW liquor licensing system for granting bottle-shop, club and pub licenses.


Premier Joins St Vincent’s to Celebrate 1000th Heart Transplant

4 Sep 2017

The St Vincent’s Heart Lung Transplant Unit recently performed the 1000th heart transplant on Margaret Blunden a 63 year old Dapto local.


St Vincent's Health Network's Innovation & Excellence Awards 2017

9 Aug 2017

Last night, we celebrated our 2nd annual local Innovation & Excellence Awards which recognises the great work of our people who are ‘Inspired to Care’ every day by our Mission and Values.


Statement on NSW Parliamentary Inquiry report into off protocol prescribing of chemotherapy in NSW

18 May 2017

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney notes the recommendations made by the Legislative Council Select Committee into off protocol prescribing of chemotherapy in NSW.


I am the Director of Patient Safety & Quality at St Vincent's

15 May 2017

All of our staff across all areas of our Hospitals, whether it's behind the scenes or on the front-line, are all Directors of Patient Quality & Safety.


St Vincent's Health Network's inaugural Patient Safety & Quality Forum

5 May 2017

SVHNS recently hosted our first ever Patient Safety & Quality Forum.


Off-protocol Prescribing of Chemotherapy for Head & Neck Cancers: Final Implementation Report

26 Apr 2017

Implementation of recommendations - Final Report.


St Vincent’s Implements Extreme Heat Protocol for Homeless

13 Dec 2016

In light of the Bureau of Meteorology’s weather forecasts for the next 2 days, St Vincent’s Hospital has implemented its extreme heat protocol for the inner-city homeless population it treats.


St Vincent’s concerned at relaxation of NSW bottle shop closing times

8 Dec 2016

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney has expressed its concern at the relaxation of bottle shop closing times in NSW as part of the government’s response to the Callinan Inquiry’s recommendations on the state’s liquor laws.


NSW Health Statement of Agreed Principles

21 Nov 2016

St Vincent's is proud to be a signatory to NSW Health's Agreed Principles on a Respectful Culture in Medicine.


New Clinical Genomics Unit Set to Radically Change Understanding and Treatment of Major Diseases

26 Oct 2016

The St Vincent’s Clinical Genomics Unit, which has been established by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St Vincent’s Hospital will today be opened by the Hon. Pru Goward MP, NSW Minister for Medical Research.


Off-protocol Prescribing of Chemotherapy for Head & Neck Cancers six month progress report

21 Oct 2016

Off-protocol Prescribing of Chemotherapy for Head & Neck Cancers Implementation of recommendations – six month progress report October 2016


Duchess of York to tour St Vincent's ICU in lead up to major fundraising campaign

20 Oct 2016

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York arrived in Sydney this week to support a new fundraising campaign for the Intensive Care Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney.


St Vincent’s Calls on Premier Not to Compromise on Bottle-shop Trading Hours

12 Oct 2016

St Vincent’s Hospital is today calling on Premier Mike Baird to remain committed to the state-wide 10pm closing time of bottle-shops on the basis that this initiative has led to a significant reduction in domestic assaults in NSW.


Statement on the Callinan Inquiry Report into the NSW Government's Liquor Laws

24 Sep 2016

St Vincent's Hospital Sydney welcomes the findings of the Callinan Inquiry's report.


St Vincent’s Hospital Response to Final Report on Off-Protocol Prescribing Inquiry

24 Aug 2016

St Vincent’s Hospital Response to Final Report on Off-Protocol Prescribing Inquiry


Dry July is the ideal time to talk about alcohol use

24 Jul 2016

16,500 people have signed up to participate in this year’s Dry July, choosing to give up booze for a month to support cancer services, and while intentions are commendable, statistics show that a large component of those participating will find it difficult to remain ‘dry’ for the whole month.


New clinical trial program to prevent and treat HIV associated cancers

7 Jun 2016

A leading researcher from the Kirby Institute at UNSW and St Vincent’s has been awarded a major Cancer Institute grant to develop a clinical trial program in cancers associated with HIV infection at St Vincent’s Hospital.


2016 Shine Translational Research Fellowship awarded

24 May 2016

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research are pleased to announce that Dr Frank Lin is the 2016 Shine Translational Research Fellow.


Innovative Service to ease the mental burden for rural Australians

19 Apr 2016

This Way Up have recently developed a suite of smartphone applications, giving the majority of Australians portable access to proven and effective anxiety and depression treatments.


Duchess of York visits St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney to open Stanford House

8 Apr 2016

Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson yesterday opened Stanford House at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, a new supported accommodation service for people living with HIV who have complex health needs. The home has capacity for six clients and also offers outreach services for clients and past residents, pre


Revolutionising patients' heart care - the modern era of heart treatment

8 Apr 2016

Always at the forefront of cardiac knowledge and innovation, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney has launched a new website portal for patients, families and carers touched by the single biggest killer of Australian men and women - heart disease.


St Vincent’s-Murrumbidgee LHD Partnership ensures high quality care to the Murrumbidgee communities

8 Apr 2016

A new agreement between St Vincent’s Health Network (SVHN) and Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) will further enhance the provision of efficient health care to the communities served by the MLHD.


Statement regarding off-protocol dosing of Carboplatin

5 Apr 2016

The hospital apologises deeply and unreservedly to the patients and families affected by this matter. We are sorry you’ve had to go through this; and we are sorry for letting you down in this way.


Major gift to transform the delivery of mental health care in Australia

21 Mar 2016

A pioneering new family-based mental health initiative was recently launched at the St Vincent’s Campus. The St Vincent’s Centre for Family Based Mental Health Care has been established to develop new family-based models of mental health care.


Two years on frontline experts say NSW’s liquor laws have made a profound difference with no deaths and few serious injuries

10 Feb 2016

Doctors and nurses from St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney believe the NSW Government’s liquor laws have been an outstanding success in reducing alcohol-related violence and injuries.


Congratulations Professor Gordian Fulde

25 Jan 2016

St Vincent’s congratulates Professor Gordian Fulde on being named Senior Australian of the Year 2016


St Vincent’s-Sydney LHD Partnership Ensures New Lease on Life for State-Wide HIV Service

1 Dec 2015

A new agreement between the Committee of Stanford House, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney and Sydney Local Health District will safeguard the long-term survival of the state-wide short-term supported accommodation service for people living with HIV (PLHIV) who have complex health needs.


St Vincent's Implants World's Smallest Heart Support Device

17 Sep 2015

St Vincent’s has recently implanted a miniature artificial device that will potentially revolutionise the treatment of patients with advanced heart failure


St Vincents Calls for Continued Restraint amid Dramatic Reduction in Alcohol Presentations

11 Dec 2014

Press release reduction in alcohol injuries