NSLHD News August 16

Beanies for brain cancer Our wonderful teams from radiology and 7D raised more than $13,000 at their recent Beanie for Brain Cancer fundraiser in the Royal North Shore foyer. The team sold 300 beanies as well as countless raffle tickets and baked goods on their way to the milestone. The money raised for the Mark Hughes Foundation will go towards more research into the disease, as well as creating awareness and supporting brain cancer patients and their families.

Staff from radiology and ward 7D at the Beanies for Brain Cancer stall in the RNSH foyer

Led by radiologist Ashlee Murphy for the third year running.

especially welcomed by four Kolling Institute members Kelly McKelvey, Viive Howell, Angela Cho and Amanda Hudson,

who are currently undertaking valuable research for the Mark Hughes Foundation.

Their efforts have been

Ryde Hospital staff at the Dental Health Week stall in the main foyer of the hospital

Dental Health Week week - 5-11 August Oral health staff from across the District brushed up for Dental Brookvale got tongues wagging with freebies and advice from dental health professionals.

the past two years, while 40 per cent never floss or clean between their teeth. This year’s campaign saw the team also partner with the Health and Wellbeing committee and the Drinking Tap Water Campaign.

Health Week last week, filling everyone in on the tooth (truth) behind the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. Stands at Royal North Shore, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai, Ryde and

This year’s Dental Health Week asked people to reflect on how their dental health was tracking, with 65 per cent of Australian having not seen a dentist in


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