Post delivers Westmead Health Precinct in full song

Work/life balance … Bio-preparedness nurse educator Mary Wyer combines her passion for health education and music. Read her story and more in the spring Precinct Post.

The Precinct Post hits the high notes this spring as it showcases Westmead Health Precinct’s creativity, care and support. Click here to download your spring edition.

Bio-preparedness nurse educator Mary Wyer headlines coverage as she combines her passion for health education and music.

Lead singer for an electronic indie-pop band, Mary delivers and evaluates educational programs for staff who manage patients with “high consequence infectious diseases”.

The Precinct Post also drops in on two other Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) teams playing a crucial role during the COVID-19 pandemic – Interpreter Services and People and Culture.

Spot test … John Morris from Pioneer Services leads a 40-strong team to ensure every surface of Westmead’s Central Acute Services Building (CASB) is clinically cleaned.

Back over at the state’s newest hospital as it prepares to open early next year, there’s plenty of activity in and around Westmead’s Central Acute Services Building (CASB) including:

  • the installation of 25 futuristic digital operating theatres
  • the arrival of high-tech equipment
  • the first stage in a three-phase clinical cleaning program
  • vital testing of the Pneumatic Tube System (PTS) by The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW)
  • stunning Westmead Health Precinct signage
  • a Q&A explaining how the University of Sydney is planning its new spaces

Underlining its charter to showcase health, education, research and innovation across the precinct, the Post also captures:

  • The ground-breaking diabetes research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR)
  • The 40-year milestone celebrated by the Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine (AYAM)
  • Robotic surgery technology at Westmead Private Hospital
  • World-first cancer research at the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI)
  • Breathtaking arts showcasing ancient cultures