NSLHD News June 6 2019

RNSH’s Medical Imaging team and the Pink Ladies with the new head coil

Pink Ladies and Rotary come together to raise funds for RNSH The wonderful Pink Ladies

a morning team to thank the Pink Ladies and the Rotary clubs for their fundraising efforts. Radiology Clinical Director Dr Marian Roberts said the medical radiology team was thrilled to receive such a generous donation.

“The new head coil allows better image quality increasing the detection and characterisation of abnormalities,” Marian said “It also decreases time in the scanner for better patient comfort and increased patient throughput helping to reduce patient waiting times.”

together with five Rotary Clubs (Roseville Chase, Crows Nest, Chatswood and Lindfield, Northbridge) raised $78,000 to purchase a new head coil for Royal North Shore Hospital’s MRI machine.

The Medical Imaging team held

JMOs sample dishes from the cooking demonstration

SMOs and JMOs reunite with adjudicators

Extra spring in step for JMO s at RNSH as part of Doctors’ Day It started with a thrilling but controversial victory over their senior colleagues in The Great Debate. spokesperson, Dr Nick Della Marta, said the win was worth more than the certificate the debating team received.

highlight of Doctors’ Day, with JMOs also taking part in a cooking demonstration, sampling the wares of a popular café and cooking school, Cornersmith, with its cooks showing the docs how to prepare some healthy breakfast and lunch ideas. Meanwhile, the Senior Medical Officers did their best to claw back some pride in the tennis competition.

In front of a packed house, the junior medical officers (JMOs) seized the win, arguing successfully - and hilariously - that social media should hold no place in medicine. The arguments were fast, furious and at times flippant but JMOs’

“It (the win) means everything. We’re very proud of the whole team, we gave 125 per cent as usual and we’re glad we got the chocolates over the opposing Senior Medical Officer’s team,” he said.

The debate wasn’t the only



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