Media & Publications: Media Releases
25 October 2013
Nerida Grierson, Hollywood’s gastroenterological nurse of three years has achieved the second highest score nationally in the recent College of Gastroenterological Nurses (COGEN) exam in Melbourne.
11 September 2013
Hollywood Private Hospital is dedicated to patients’ wellbeing, and also highly values the mental and physical wellness of its staff. This year, Hollywood is taking part in R U OK? Day celebrations on Thursday 12 September to hold a day focusing on staff wellness.
Nedlands residents took advantage of quick, free and simple health checks that could save their lives this National Stroke Week.
Hollywood Private Hospital is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its highly successful Graduate Enrolled Nursing (EN) Program.
Last month The Hollywood Primary School Environmental Committee, joined patients and staff in the gardens of Hollywood Private Hospital to launch the Hospital's new gardening project.
Hollywood Private Hospital has won the 2013 Press Ganey Success Story award for Reinventing the Meal – the hospital's unique initiative that has dramatically improved catering processes and patient meals.
9 August 2013
Four Hollywood DSU nurses are taking their team focus out of the wards and hitting the remote Western Australian bushland as part of the inaugural Oxfam Perth Trailwalk.
19 July 2013
Hollywood Private Hospital has been placed first in a national survey of patient satisfaction in the category for private hospitals with over 300 beds. Hollywood has achieved the highest ranking within this group for the past two quarterly surveys. In fact, Hollywood has been number one in five of the last eight surveys.
17 June 2013
A new initiative at The Hollywood Clinic now offers patients diagnosed with eating disorders the option of a comprehensive day program.
7 June 2013
Hollywood Private Hospital’s Donaldson Ward was presented with four new iPads at a special morning tea from former patient Rebecca Lenzo in appreciation of the care she received by its staff.
22 May 2013
Hollywood Private Hospital has seen only three Chief Executive Officers (CEO) since 1994 when Ramsay Health Care became the owner-operator. Wednesday 15 May 2013 marked a rare occasion when the three CEOs from the last nineteen years reunited at the hospital.
6 May 2013
As nurses around the world celebrate International Nurses Day this Sunday, Hollywood Private Hospital nurse Lesley Pitman will also be celebrating a special personal milestone – 50 years of service to the profession.
11 April 2013
Nurse and mother-of-two Rebecca Godin has won Challenger Institute of Technology's Vocational Student of the Year Award.
2 April 2013
Having already won the Outstanding Student Nurse Award, Hollywood Private Hospital's Enrolled Nurse Graduate, Rebecca Godin is now one in four finalists for the 2012 Vocational Student of the Year Award.
Hollywood Private Hospital announces $63.3 million expansion to address an increased demand for the hospital's services
1 March 2013
Hollywood Private Hospital in Nedlands is to embark on a $63.3 million expansion which will see the modern, acute care hospital expand its operating theatres, wards, catering facilities and car park bays.
27 February 2013
For most people, living in a basic hostel in a poor village in Cambodia in 35 degree heat doesn't sound very appealing. However, for Claremont resident and Hollywood Private Hospital's nurse Gaynor Barry it was a life altering experience which will stay with her forever.
Hollywood Private Hospital remains at the forefront of urology care in WA with the acquisition of the new 180 Watt GreenLight XPS Laser
8 February 2013
On Wednesday 30 January, Hollywood Private Hospital was the first in the state to use the new 180 Watt GreenLight XPS Laser, successfully treating two patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
A PhD research scholarship will help identify more effective treatments for those diagnosed with sarcoma
23 January 2013
University of Western Australia (UWA) post-graduate student Rachel Jones has been announced as the recipient of the inaugural Abbie Basson Sarcoma Research Scholarship which will see much needed research into sarcoma.
3 December 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital is well-known for its groundbreaking marketing campaigns including Healing Tales and Mole Patrol, and the hospital has yet again pushed the boundaries of health care marketing with its new campaign.
5 November 2012
Marie Schmidt, Hollywood’s gastroenterological nurse of eight years has achieved the highest score nationally in the recent College of Gastroenterological Nurses (COGEN) exam in Adelaide.
17 September 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital is once again at the forefront of medical and technological innovation as one of the hospital’s cardiologists implanted Asia-Pacific’s first ‘MRI conditional’ cardiac resynchronisation (biventricular) pacemaker.
18 September 2012
At just 20 years of age, David Watts has won bronze at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships in Lithuania and now has his sights set on Rio in 2016.
30 August 2012
Ramsay Health Care WA is leading the way worldwide in patient blood management following an information symposium held recently at the University of Western Australia.
30 August 2012
As a tribute to their good mate Leon Stone who tragically lost his battle with Osteosarcoma in May 2012, Daniel Pascoe and six other young men from across WA are taking part in this year’s Variety Bash WA in a refurbished retired school bus.
1 August 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital has reinforced its commitment to the ‘paramedics of the sea’ by extending its sponsorship with the North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club (NCSLSC) for a further three years.
Artistic minds at Hollywood Primary have benefitted from the generous donation Hollywood Private Hospital has provided towards new art supplies
6 July 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital has donated $1,500 to Hollywood Primary School’s new art project called “My Space, My Place, My Community”.
A generous donation to the Hollywood Private Hospital Research Foundation follows the wish of an inspirational young woman to 'Sock it to Sarcoma'
3 July 2012
In May 2012, Steve and Mandy Basson donated $75,000 to the Hollywood Private Hospital Research Foundation to fund sarcoma research.
Hollywood Private Hospital is the only WA hospital selected to be part of the Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Service national pilot program
7 June 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital is the only hospital in the state, and the only private hospital nationally, selected to be part of Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia’s (PCFA) Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses pilot program.
24 May 2012
In support of Cancer Council Australia’s most popular fundraising event, Hollywood Private Hospital hosted a Biggest Morning Tea on Thursday 24 May 2012.
15 May 2012
On Wednesday 16th May 2012, Hollywood and Glengarry Private Hospitals, both part of the Ramsay Health Care group, donated 1,600 male toiletry packs to Mission Australia.
Volunteers at Hollywood Private Hospital gain great satisfaction from enhancing the comfort and well-being of patients
9 May 2012
Whilst Hollywood Private Hospital’s dedicated staff provide a high standard of quality care and amazing service, volunteers at the hospital also make an enormous difference to the lives of its patients and visitors.
An innovative recruitment program is turning traditional work experience on its head and providing career pathways for the next generation
7 May 2012
Forget filing and answering phones, the high school students participating in Ramsay WA’s NextGen Plus program are getting a real taste for the working environment of a hospital.
24 February 2012
Friday 24 February marked Hollywood Private Hospital’s 18th anniversary as a Ramsay Health Care facility.
A $6,000 donation by Hollywood Private Hospital means students from Hollywood Primary School will benefit from an extended swimming season
30 January 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital has donated $6,000 towards the cost of having a new swimming pool blanket installed at Hollywood Primary School.
Hollywood Private Hospital is the first Australian private hospital to use the 'Zenith p-Branch' graft
30 January 2012
Hollywood Private Hospital is the first Australian private hospital, and the second hospital in Australia, to use the ‘Zenith p-Branch’ graft in an aortic aneurysm repair procedure conducted on Wednesday 25th January 2012 in the hospital’s Angiography Suite.
Hollywood Private Hospital donates $10,000 to an art therapy program in Kashmir that will provide treatment for a range of mental health issues
18 January 2012
‘A path with art – expressing untold Kashmir’ is the new community-based art therapy project that Dena Lawrence, Art Therapist and Mental Health Nurse from the Hollywood Clinic, is establishing in Kashmir.