CDMP rehabilitates its identity

The Chronic Disease management Program had a problem – no one knew they existed or what they did. In particular patients were not aware of the free physical rehabilitation programs that were available through the CDMP, meaning that patients which chronic diseases, who could have benefited from the program and reduce their hospital readmissions, were…

Flu Vaccination campaign posters version 1

SLHD Flu vaccination campaign: a jab well done

Sydney Local Health District offers free flu vaccinations to all staff members every year. In 2013, influenza caused 119 admissions to intensive care units and 35 deaths in NSW. In 2014 SLHD launched a campaign to boost influenza vaccination rates among staff members. The aim was to increase the uptake of the vaccine by at…

130514_IWC_CEWD facelift gets a clean bill of health

Stories featured in local news

A major part of my role at SLHD was promoting the great programs, activities and events held throughout the district by writing stories for publication on the organisation’s website, Facebook page and the bi-monthly internal newsletter. The Communications team aimed to produce three stories a week for online publication, as well as writing stories for…