NSLHD News June 21

Heather Gough Ryde Hospital’s General Manager with Gilbert Lorquet Kolling Foundation CEO (centre-back) and representatives from the Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club

Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club donates $40,000 Members from the Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club dropped by to present a $40,000 cheque to Ryde Hospital’s general manager Heather Gough.

Heather said the new ultrasound machine will make a huge difference for the care of patients who come through the emergency department.

The funds will go towards the purchase of an ultrasound machine which will be used in the Emergency Department’s heart monitoring suite.

A big thank you to the club for its ongoing support and generosity.

Can you go without alcohol for a month for your local hospital?

Staff across the district are being urged to sign- up for this year’s Dry July, with proceeds going to the Northern Sydney Cancer and Palliative Care Network. The network supports cancer patients across Royal North Shore, Hornsby, Ryde and Mona Vale hospitals and relies solely on donations to provide its services. Its Patient Wellbeing Program offers practical help before, during and after cancer treatment.

This includes access to financial assistance, help to manage the side effects of cancer treatment such as hair loss, meditation classes and care from the treating team. By signing-up for Dry July and choosing the Northern Sydney Cancer and Palliative Care Network as your beneficiary, you’ll be helping cancer patients and their families have ongoing access to this invaluable support. To sign-up go to: www.dryjuly.com/beneficiaries/ royalnorthshorehospital



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