Our COVID Media Coverage

3 May 2021


COVID vaccination opens to the over 50s

 

 

23 April 2021


Sunrise program visits Sunshine vaccination hub

     

23 April 2021


Seven News at Sunshine’s vaccination hub

 

 

6 March 2021


Dr Marion Kainer and Sunshine vaccination hub on ABC 7.30 (*from 7.15 mark)

 

 

9 March 2021


Sunshine Hospital leading state’s massive vaccination effort – The Age

 

9 March 2021


Brimbank baby boom – Star Weekly

 

 

9 March 2021


Vaccine hub full steam ahead – Star Weekly

 

 

5 March 2021


AstraZeneca vaccine arrives at Sunshine Hospital

 

 

 

3 March 2021


Western Health’s vaccination team  – ABC 7.30

 

 

1 March 2021

Preview of Sunshine vaccination hub opening – Nine News

 

 

 

2 March 2021


Dr Marion Kainer interviewed on Norman Swan’s Coronacast

2 March 2021


Airport vaccine hub launched – Star Weekly

 

1 March 2021


Western Health’s Melbourne Airport hub in the Herald Sun

 

23 February 2021


Western Health’s vaccination hub at Melbourne Airport – The Age

 

22 February 2021


Western Health team starts vaccinations at Melbourne Airport – 7 News 

 

22 February 2021


Vaccination rollout at Melbourne Airport – Nine News

22 February 2021


First Western Health staff member vaccinated, ICU nurse Laloma Carstens, interviewed on ABC Radio’s Afternoons program

 

21 February 2021


Sunshine Hospital’s preparations for vaccination hub – Sunday Herald Sun

 

 

12 February 2021


Story from the Australian on the Sunshine Hospital Vaccination Hub Site

 

7 January 2021


Herald Sun visits Western Health team at Melbourne Showground COVID testing site

 

COVID testing staff at the Royal Melbourne Show Grounds Covid Testing site. Site Lead Kylie Roper with nursing and traffic control staff ready for another day of testing.Picture: David Caird

 

1 January 2021


The Age welcomes the New Year with Western Health frontline workers

 

27 November 2020


2G NUM Dylan D’Roza interviewed by Virginia Trioli (from 1:20:00)

26 November 2020


Western Health staff on Victoria’s 28-day milestone – ABC 7.30 program

22 November 2020


CALD Assist team on SBS World News

 

22 November 2020


CALD Assist team on SBS online

 

11 November 2020


Joyce Dalde and Dylan D’Roza interviewed on SBS World News

11 November 2020


Smallest baby in our NICU home and thriving – Star Weekly

 

11 November 2020


Dylan D’Roza interviewed by Virginia Trioli on ABC Radio  (from 41:30)

 

11 November 2020


Dylan D’Roza in the Age

6 November 2020


Virtual Visits program in DHHS newsletter

29 October 2020


Western Health giving away ‘Christmas Lunch’ to Foodbank

 

25 October 2020


2020-10-25 The Sunday Age – Long COVID – 251020

 

24 October 2020


Dr Clare White’s comments featured in the Sunday Age

 

12 October 2020


The ABC’s 7.30 Program Interviews Staff in Sunshine Emergency Department

 

11 October 2020


Western Health’s Aged Care Liaison Team – Sunday Age

 

09 October 2020


Hospital boosted by special hood – Sunraysia Daily, Mildura

 

24 September 2020


Western Health’s COVID-Testing Team at the Showgrounds – Nine News

22 September 2020


Sunshine Hospital COVID patient’s recovery after ICU treatment – Star Weekly

JKWC Baby Boom during COVID

 

20 September 2020


Footscray ED Director Ainslie Senz interviewed by Sunday Age

 

16 September 2020


Western Health’s Aged Care Liaison and ED Teams on the 7.30 Program

 

11 September 2020


The Age story on COVID-19 cases that may be linked to the behaviour of confused patients

Physio Nina Leggett interviewed by SBS online on the recovery of COVID-19 patients

 

10 September 2020


Story on the Today Show about JKWC’s record month of births in August

 

6 September 2020


The role of Western Health Physiotherapists in the recovery of COVID patients in the Sunday Age

 

4 September 2020


Dr Ainslie Senz, Director of Footscray ED, interviewed live on the Today Show

Dr Marion Kainer interviewed on ABC News

 

28 August 2020


Dr Clare White interview on ABC Radio National with Hamish Macdonald

 

25 August 2020


Sally Guo and Lena Pejcinovski in Star Weekly Story ‘On the front line of virus fight’ 

 

22 August 2020


ICU consultant Dr James Douglas part of Sunday Age feature about COVID ‘frontline’ staff

 

21 August 2020


Dr Jesse Zanker/aged care liaison team on Channel 7’s Sunrise program

 

20 August 2020


Research nurse Miriam Towns interviewed on Nine News, as part of story on plasma trial

 

18 August 2020


Footscray ICU patient Tina Dina in Herald Sun

Dr John Mulder interviewed for A Current Affair

 

17 August 2020


ABC 7.30 Report on Aged Care Liaison Team supporting residential care in the community

ABC News Post on Above Story

 

14 August 2020


Dr John Mulder in The Age article on COVID-related deaths

 

10 August 2020


Marion Kainer interviewed on 7.30 program about researchers’ increasing knowledge about COVID

 

9 August 2020


Grad nurse and midwife Beth Mazzarella interviewed by ABC (TV and online) about challenges/highlights of starting career during pandemic

 

30 July 2020


Sam Bates and Dr John Mulder interviewed by ABC 7.30 on the COVID crisis experience in Footscray and Sunshine Intensive Care Units

Dr Marion Kainer interviewed with Norman Swan on the ABC’s Coronavirus Q&A

 

29 July 2020


‘Hospital breakthrough removes the fear factor’ – The Australian

 

28 July 2020


Dr Craig French interviewed on CNN by Rosemary Church

https://twitter.com/western_health/status/1288070833789734912?s=20

 

26 July 2020


Dr Craig French featuring in Victoria Coronavirus ad campaign posted by ABC

 

25 July 2020


Dr Forbes McGain interviewed on 7 News re increase in COVID cases

 

20 July 2020


Footscray Hospital ICU staff in ABC 7.30 feature on COVID care in Intensive Care Units, including use of iso-hoods

 

19 July 2020


Sunshine Hospital COVID patient Jim Fenech recovers after 101 days in hospital

6 July 2020


Lena Pejcinovski in Star Weekly story on ‘Nurse urges community to play their part’

 

2 July 2020


Shabnam Tawfi in ABC 7.30 feature on ‘Life in a COVID-19 hot spot’

 

7 May 2020


‘Celebrating our frontline workers’ – Star Weekly

 

29 April 2020


Kimberley Haines in The Age articles on how our hospital teams are ‘proning’ COVID patients

 

9 April 2020


‘Hood of Hope’ article on front page of the Herald Sun

 

28 March 2020


Russell Harrison interviewed in The Age about COVID-19 preparedness