Corporate & Media Information
For all media enquiries and filming requests please contact Sydney Adventist Hospital's (SAH):
Marketing & Corporate Communications Department
P: (02) 9487 9871
Corporate Communications Manager
P: (02) 9487 9416 or 0410 541 728
Directing your enquiry to this department will streamline your request to the Corporate Communications Manager who can work to arrange interviews, provide background information and answer queries in a timely manner.
Media enquiries directed to other individuals or departments within the hospital will be directed to the Marketing & Corporate Communications Department.
After Hours Media Enquiries
Queries after business hours should be directed to the Hospital switchboard on 02 9487 9111 who will then direct urgent media requests to the Corporate Communications Manager.
Media Access to Doctors, Staff, Patients or Facilities at Sydney Adventist Hospital
Requests for access by the media or photographers to the hospital, its medical and nursing and allied health staff, or patients must be made in advance to the SAH Marketing & Corporate Communications Department and will be considered in accordance with Privacy Laws, and staff and patient personal requests.
Except for particular out of hours events, media interviews, photographic sessions and other media appointments must occur during normal office business hours.
The Corporate Communications Manager and /or the Marketing Manager or their representative must be present during any interview, photographic or filming session.
Any doctor, patient or staff member to be photographed, filmed or interviewed must be advised in advance and must provide written consent to the request. Marketing and Corporate Communications staff can assist in obtaining these permissions.
Sydney Adventist Hospital will always consider the patient’s best interests first.
Sydney Adventist Hospital may deny media access to a patient if it is determined the presence of photographers or reporters would aggravate the patient's condition or interfere with appropriate clinical care.