Southern NSW LHD latest news

Stay informed about the healthcare advancements and events in the region by reading the latest news from the Southern NSW Local Health District (LHD).

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10 April 2024

You're invited to join Southern's new Network community engagement committees

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) is looking for enthusiastic community members to join two new Network Community Engagement Committees (CECs) – one for the Coastal Network and one for the Inland Network.

9 April 2024

Seniors encouraged to get moving this April Falls Day

Older people in Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) are being encouraged to get physically active this April as part of April Falls Day, to help build their strength and maintain their independence.

28 March 2024

Southern NSW children and families saved long-distance travel with new hospital outreach clinic

Families in regional NSW can now access specialist cardiac care closer to home, thanks to a new outreach clinic providing echocardiographs for regional children with heart conditions. The outreach clinic is an initiative of Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) and is being hosted at South East Regional Hospital (SERH), Bega.

20 March 2024

Multi-agency trauma exercise provides hands-on skills for medical students

On Wednesday 20 March, the grounds at South East Regional Hospital (SERH), Bega will become the scene of a simulated multi-vehicle accident, to help give medical students the life-like experience of rescue, response and treatment in an emergency situation.

15 March 2024

Virtual service brings 24/7 medical care closer to home

Communities in Bombala, Braidwood, Crookwell, Delegate and Yass now have access to 24-hour virtual medical support, specialty-level advice, critical care expertise, transport, logistics, and coordination support, thanks to the Virtual Rural Generalist Service (VRGS) available in Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD).  

13 March 2024

Southern NSW Local Health District top performer in latest healthcare quarterly report

Southern NSW Local Health District’s planned surgery, transfer of care time and emergency department performance was one of the best in NSW, according to the latest Bureau of Health Information Healthcare Quarterly report (October to December 2023).

6 March 2024

New Safe Haven to support Bega Valley residents experiencing mental health distress

Residents in Bega Valley and surrounding communities can now access a free, walk-in service, designed to better support those experiencing mental health distress.

5 March 2024

Operation Art brightens Goulburn’s hospital walls

Goulburn Base Hospital will soon be home to five new children’s artworks, selected from the much-admired 2023 Operation Art exhibition at the Armory Gallery in Sydney Olympic Park. 

28 February 2024

From broadcasts to births: a south coast family’s harmonious experience

Far South Coast journalist and 2EC/Power FM radio broadcaster, James Fennessy, is used to talking a lot but he and his partner, Dietitian Ella Fennessy, can’t say enough about the wonderful care they’ve received from midwives at South East Regional Hospital (SERH) in Bega.  

23 February 2024

Southern NSW Local Health District welcomes new nurses

Communities across Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) are to benefit from the addition of 12 nurses over the next month who will take up roles at Moruya Hospital, Batemans Bay Hospital and South East Regional Hospital.

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