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Wednesday, 7 June 2006

Sophie Delezio leaving Sydney Children’s Hospital

Five-year-old Sophie Delezio will be discharged from Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick tomorrow morning.

Sophie is expected to be discharged at approximately 10.30am and will leave via the Hospital’s High Street entrance (1). Prof. Les White, Executive Director, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Dr Jonny Taitz, Sophie’s Paediatrician will be available for comment.

It is expected that Sophie will require weeks of rehabilitation following her release from Hospital.

Sophie was airlifted to Sydney Children’s Hospital over one month ago after having sustained serious injuries following a car accident.

(1) Discharge times can change. Media will be notified if there is any change to Sophie’s discharge schedule.

For Further Information Contact:

Jessica Jaramillo, Public Affairs Tel: 9382 3578 - Mob: 0404 001 722

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