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Culture of Inclusion, Innovation & Excellence

We are proud of our culture of inclusion, innovation, research and education and we invite our staff to continue this legacy. 

Education in Sydney

Education Centre
SydneyConnect Image: Getting Started Orientation Program

We are in a unique position to offer life-long careers in Sydney Local Health District. We are committed to providing our staff with the opportunities to develop the skills needed to provide excellent services to our patients, their loved ones and our community.

Education Services in Sydney are one of the most innovative Education services in NSW Health, offering more than 300 face to face learning programs every year.

Staff also have access to more than 2000 online learning courses via the NSW Health My Learning database.  

Digital Health and Innovation

Digital Health and Innovation Team at Symposium
SydneyConnect Image: Digital Health and Innovation Team, Innovation Week 2022

In Sydney Local Health District our Digital Health and Innovation team partners with technology and communication providers to transform and improve digital healthcare and services across the District.

Digital tools

All staff receive an @health email address and have access to Microsoft 365, which includes the following great features:

  • Access to Outlook on all District devices (desktop, iPad and mobile)
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, OneNote, MS Teams and more)

Learn more about Digital Health and Innovation in Sydney Local Health District:

Digital Health Strategy 2022-27


Sydney Local Health District academics and employees are contributors to more than 2000 publications annually. There are currently more than 730 active clinical trials underway.

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Sydney Innovation Week

Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium 2022
SydneyConnect Image: Innovation Week 2022

Each year Sydney Local Health District celebrates Innovation Week – a festival of ideas and a showcase of the work of our staff and partners.

For more than a decade we have brought together some of the brightest minds in health, medical research, tech and community to share ideas and forge new collaborations.

Past events have featured more than:

200 presenters

3500 tickets booked

1500 virtual viewers

over 5 days

Since 2012, with support from our amazing partners, the Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium has created opportunities to inspire, dream big and learn.

The Pitch

Woman receiving large cheque on an easel
SydneyConnect Image: The Pitch

We invest in the ideas of our staff and make it easy to put your ideas forward.

The Pitch is an innovation challenge that gives staff an opportunity to pitch their brilliant ideas, no matter how big or small, to drive positive changes in their service, improve patient care or support our community.

The Pitch is run quarterly, with up to $50,000 in funding available.

For more information about The Pitch, visit our website – slhd.health.nsw.gov.au/pitch

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