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Reconciliation Week 2017

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1 Jun 2017

Cameron French, Manager of Tierney House - St Vincent's Hospital's Homeless Health accommodation service, shares his reflections on Reconciliation, during a powerful address at the 2017 Darlinghurst Campus Reconciliation Week event.

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For Richer or Poorer

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18 Jan 2017

More than two years ago, Associate Professor Moore, Professor Ma and the transplant team embarked on a journey to bring stem cell transplant technology to Sri Lanka; making this life-saving procedure accessible to all Sri Lankans, no matter what their means. The expertise, training and support they brought to Sri Lanka has proven invaluable. But Professor Ma and his team also found the experience of being exposed to different perspectives, environments and cultures transformative. Here Professor ...

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St Vincent's wins six Excellence Awards

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21 Sep 2016

At the 2016 St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA) Innovation and Excellence Awards held late last week in Brisbane, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney took out 6 out of 10 awards at the event, including the prestigious Chairman’s Award.

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Why I became a nurse

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4 Aug 2016

Men make up a small minority of nurses in Australia, but St Vincent's emergency department nurse Ethan Watters couldn't imagine doing anything else. Find out why chose nursing as his profession and what it means to him.

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Work experience with the Communications team

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7 Jul 2016

Year 10 student Elli recently completed three days of work experience at St Vincent’s with the Media and Communications team. Here’s her personal account of what it was like.

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A day in the life of St Vincent's social workers

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27 May 2016

It’s never a dull day in the life of a social worker. Here, we explain a day in the life of St Vincent’s social workers, who are always dedicatedly providing care and assistance for our patients, their families and their carers.

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What I know about hip hop dance

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25 May 2016

Dr Sylvia Gjerde is an Intern in St Vincent's very busy Emergency Department. It's a role that keeps her on her toes, never knowing what patients and situations may come her way. But Sylvia's fast-paced job doesn't slow her down outside of work, with her passions extending all the way from excellent patient care - straight to the dance floor!

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Emergency medicine in Botswana

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17 May 2016

St Vincent’s Addiction Medicine Specialist, Dr Craig Rodgers, has spent some time sharing his expertise with Emergency Medicine registrars in Gaborone, Botswana.

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