PPE donations to St George Hospital

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

During thisĀ past year our local communities have had to rely on the tireless and selfless work of volunteers more than ever before. Luckily, the Oatley electorate has community spirit in spades and has been able to unify successfully to achieve outstanding results. In particular, I would like to draw attention to the leadership demonstrated by Clr Nancy Liu, Joanne Jiang, Derek Wang and Caroline Lian, who organised a campaign to source thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment for the staff at StĀ George Hospital. The COVID-19 pandemic placed a considerable strain on the supply of PPE, which was vital for the protection and safety of our frontline hospital workers, hence why the generous donations to St George Hospital were so significant. With assistance from local community groups, the campaign was able to donate 13,000 surgical face masks, 895 medical face shields, 950 medical protective goggles and 500 medical isolation eye masks. I would like to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to those who donated to this campaign and congratulate the outstanding leadership team and organisers for their amazing achievement.