Media releases

  • Waratah logo on dark background
    09 December 2019

    Statement on Temporary Birthing Unit at Wollongong Hospital

    Wollongong Hospital Maternity and Women’s Health Service Lead Barbara Atkins has provided an update about the temporary birthing unit at Wollongong Hospital.  "The NSW Government’s $2.2 million redevelopment of Wollongong Hospital’s Birthing Unit, announced in July 2019, will deliver a more modern and welcoming birthing space.
    • Wollongong Hospital
    • Maternity
  • Public Health Advice written on blue background with ISLHD logo
    16 November 2019

    Northern Illawarra Measles Alert

    NSW Health is advising people to be alert for symptoms of measles after an Illawarra man diagnosed with the disease visited a number of locations in the Northern Illawarra while infectious.
    • Public Health
  • Breast Cancer Awareness month. Book a mammogram date with a friend that could save both your lives.
    01 October 2019

    Book a date with a friend that could save both your lives

    BreastScreen NSW is encouraging women to get together with a friend to book a mammogram in the lead up to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to boost screening rates and save lives.
    • BreastScreen
  • Waratah logo on dark background
    05 September 2019

    Update on CT Scanner at Milton Ulladulla Hospital

    Chief Executive Margot Mains has provided an update to the community about proposals to introduce a CT scanner at Milton. 
    • Medical Imaging
  • Staff dress up for Kid's Party Week
    02 September 2019

    Kids get ready to party at Wollongong Hospital

    The Wollongong Hospital Children’s Ward and Illawarra Hospital School will once again be transformed for Children’s Party Week from September 2-6. Kids and Families Co-Director, Dr Susie Piper, said the event is a fantastic opportunity for children and their families to interact with staff in a fun and engaging way.
    • Kid's Ward
    • Children's Ward
    • Wollongong Hospital