This week in the media:
Volunteers at Mt Druitt Hospital were back on the road this week after receiving a new bus donated by Sargents Pies. Their old vehicle had notched up an impressive 300,000km.
Westmead’s Breast Cancer Institute took breast screening to the streets of Stanhope. Its BreastScreen van was stationed at Stanhope Gardens Shopping Centre, to offer busy women the chance to get a free mammogram while hitting the shops. (Pics in dropbox, link here: https://issuu.com/nepeannews)
Four new midwives joined Westmead Hospital’s caseload program, taking the team from 10 to 14. These midwives provide one-on-one support throughout a woman’s pregnancy, birth and in the early post-natal period. (Pics in dropbox, link here: http://www.parramattasun.com.au/story/4519529/midwives-join-team/?cs=1497 )
Blacktown Hospital dementia patient Sean O’Malley danced up a storm to some Elvis hits as part of the Music and Memory program. The King of Blacktown Hospital has shown great progress using the program – its allowed him to reconnect with his family.