recently welcomed 20 new graduate nurses as part of the NSW Health GradStart program. The program, which sees recently graduated nurses and midwives join the district each year, will provide diverse experiences which will help them build on skills and knowledge they developed whilst at university. Graduate Brittany Phizacklea, who joined RNSH as part of the program, said she was excited to be offered a role in the RNSH neonatal intensive care unit. “I’m really excited to be learning and working at one of the best and highly rated hospitals,” she said. “The team aspect of nursing is also very exciting to me, especially being able to work alongside other graduates who are just as passionate about neonatal nursing.” NSLHD will continue to welcome graduate nurses and midwives as part of the program, with the next intake taking place later in March. Vale Chris oxby Northern Sydney Local Health District would like to express its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Chris Oxby. Chris came to work for the Northern Sydney and Central Coast Local Health Districts in 2010 and became an Electronic Medical Record (eMR) Architect in 2011 - a position that he held for 12 years. Chris is remembered by colleagues as being hard working, funny, compassionate, and always willing to lend a helping hand, even in the midst of his own health battles. He was a mentor to many and his dedication to improve patient care is something he will always be remembered for across Northern Sydney. In a career full of professional highlights, Chris will be equally remembered for his kind and caring personality by those who knew him. Vale, Chris Oxby.
NSLHD welcomes first intake of graduate nurses Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) has
Brittany Phizacklea (second from left) with fellow graduate nurses at RNSH for their orientation week
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