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Read "Ingham Awards Dinner: the Oscars of Research" here: https://southwestsydneyresearch.org.au/ingham-awards-night-the-oscars-night-of-research/

"World Pancreatic Cancer Day is a great opportunity to raise awareness in the community about this deadly cancer, but it is also a day to admire the courage and resilience of patients and their carers." CONCERT Member, Minoti Apte https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/world-pancreatic-cancer-day-increasing-awareness-and-inspiring-action?utm_source=medicine&utm_medium=social-team

It's nearly the end of the year but our Events page is still brimming with exciting workshops, seminars and conferences from our members and beyond. Check them out here. https://www.southwestsydneyresearch.org.au/events/

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21.11.2019

Ingham awards night: the Oscars night of research

If anyone had inadvertently walked into the Arena at the William Inglis Hotel, Warwick Farm last Thursday night, they might have been a bit confused. So polished and so classy was the 7th Ingham Institute Annual Awards Dinner that it could easily have been mistaken for the Oscars was it not for its location in…

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01.11.2019

The latest health and medical news

Each week we bring you the latest health and medical news State-of-the-art telehealth facilities for South West Sydney Improving patient care is the goal behind the implementation of new state-of-the-art telehealth facilities which have just opened in Liverpool, Campbelltown and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospitals. The facilities include the latest digital imaging, information technologies and video-conferencing facilities which…

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23.08.2019

Lifting the profile of women in STEM

Franklin Women’s Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Last Month, Franklin Women held their inaugural Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the aim of increasing the visibility of women scientists on Wikipedia. Wikipedia has approximately 1.6 billion biographies and, of these, only 18 per cent are women. It was the first local Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and saw dozens of women, working in health…

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05.08.2019

Delving into SWS health figures: now and in the future

If you’re looking for quality, in-depth information about the health of South West Sydney’s population, look no further than the recently launched “South West Sydney: Our Health” document. The 183-page document is an in-depth study of the health of the SWS’s population, now and into the future, and was prepared by South Western Sydney Primary…

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28.07.2019

Dr Sonu Bhaskar: turning an idea into reality

Two-and-a-half years ago, Dr Sonu Bhaskar had an idea. Standing before him, however, were what many would describe as insurmountable challenges, one of which included a lack of resources. Faced with such challenges, most people would simply have shelved the idea and got on with life. But Dr Bhaskar is not like most people. His…

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19.07.2019

A world first: Train-the-trainer curriculum for home dialysis

It seems obvious and simple enough: nurses who teach patients how to do home dialysis, should be trained how to best impart those skills. But when Professor Josephine Chow, from South West Sydney Local Health District, went looking for standardised and evidence-based “train the trainer curriculum and modules for home dialysis,” she found none.  Not…

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