Hospital Stays Blog - Tips, News and Accommodation Reviews

09

Apr 2019

Keeping Safe Abroad: How to Choose the Best Travellers Insurance Policy

Published in Tips on April 09, 2019

Whether you're looking for trip cancellation coverage to reimburse you for the costs of hotels, flights and other pre-paid and non-refundable trip expenses or if you need medical expense coverage to protect you from the extensive costs of overseas treatme

09

Apr 2019

Going Abroad: Travel Tips for Savvy Seniors

Published in Tips on April 09, 2019

While it's nice to look forward to a trip abroad with eagerness and anticipation, it simply makes sense to take steps to protect yourself as a senior traveler.

09

Apr 2019

Five Things to Consider Before You Move Abroad

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Living abroad can be a fantastic experience, and it is for many people. It is not, however, a decision to be taken lightly.

04

Apr 2019

What to Include in Your Business Travel Bag

Published in General on April 04, 2019

Being able to pack a small, carry on bag means you can be on your way as soon as your plane arrives

09

Apr 2019

Everything you need to know about the new Northern Beaches hospital

Published in General on April 09, 2019

renchs Forest now has a brand new hot spot. It is the 70,000m2 Northern Beaches Hospital whose construction began in February 2015 and is finally finished.

04

Apr 2019

3 Ways to Pack More Efficiently For Your Next Holiday

Published in General on April 04, 2019

Over-packing is a major burden and a pretty common rookie mistake.

09

May 2019

New Footscray Hospital

Published in General on May 09, 2019

Building a bigger and better Footscray Hospital

09

Apr 2019

Bega regional hospital carers accommodation opens

Published in General on April 09, 2019

The public is invited for a walkthrough of the accommodation facility as it is handed over to Southern NSW Local Health District to operate.

09

Apr 2019

Failure of Northern Beaches Hospital not an option

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Up north in the cheery suburbs of Frenchs Forest opened the new Northern Beaches Hospital promising quality care to the residents of northern Sydney.

09

Apr 2019

Falling Down

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Any parent, caretaker, sibling, teacher or guardian can attest to the simple fact that children can be accident-prone, especially when it comes to falls.

04

Apr 2019

Countries where you really don’t want to end up in hospital

Published in News on April 04, 2019

These countries will cost you thousands

08

Apr 2019

UniLodge opens newest combined hotel and hospital

Published in News on April 08, 2019

A new hotel accommodation just right above the Westside Private Hospital

09

Apr 2019

New Royal Adelaide Hospital: How NRAH differs from old RAH, with new models of care, advanced technology

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Sporting a 2.3-billion-dollar price tag, this beloved hospital has taken its roots from the past and mixed it with modern technology and techniques to provide all patients the very best for patient care.

09

Apr 2019

Agency nurses, FIFO recruits keep Tasmanian hospitals running at $7.5m cost

Published in General on April 09, 2019

It has been found that the Tasmanian Government spent $7.5 million last year on agency nurses. This cost included flying the nurses from interstate to fill unoccupied positions in multiple Tasmanian state hospitals.

09

Apr 2019

Tenders called for hospital accommodation project

Published in General on April 09, 2019

In the next two months, an exciting $9 million project is expected to accommodate students and medical professionals alike near the Mildura Base Hospital.

09

Apr 2019

New staff accommodation opens at Mareeba Hospital

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Enhancing the services provided by healthcare professionals just became a lot easier as three new houses for staff members have been built and recently opened at the Mareeba Hospital, built by WIP Construction.

08

Apr 2019

10 Tips to Help Parents Survive Their Child’s Hospital Stay

Published in Tips on April 08, 2019

A New Approach on Paediatric Healthcare

08

Apr 2019

Moving ultrasound pictures capture babies' first breaths

Published in General on April 08, 2019

Doctors can now quickly determine if a premature baby requires special treatment  for breathing difficulties.

08

Apr 2019

Australia Gets its First Heart Hospital

Published in News on April 08, 2019

A first state-of-the-art cardiac facility

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May 2019

Hospital funding not enough: AMA

Published in General on May 22, 2019

The Australian Medical Association is speaking out for change, pushing the government to come together to improve the standard of care in our overcrowded public hospital system.

09

Apr 2019

Hospital-acquired respiratory complications costly

Published in General on April 09, 2019

The Australian health system is rated as one of the most comprehensive in the world.

09

Apr 2019

New Royal Adelaide Hospital has no provision for accommodation for families of rural patients

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Citizens of Adelaide had high hopes for the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Erected right at the heart of the city, the hospital promised its citizens quality treatment and care all while not burdening the tax payer’s dollars.

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Jun 2019

Breakthrough in Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery

Published in General on June 13, 2019

This new method of rehabilitation could save Australian patients at least $25 million per year by avoiding the more expensive standard rehabilitation programmes while still receiving the amount of recovery they need and so much more.

09

Apr 2019

New hospital sees demand for accommodation soar

Published in General on April 09, 2019

After noticing a constant need for more lodging, a new 60-apartment complex has been designed and is currently being built. The projected opening date for this complex is April of 2017.

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Jun 2019

Healing space doesn't 'feel' like a hospital

Published in General on June 20, 2019

Jovaka Zutic has been back and forth between her home and the hospital. It seems never ending - until she visited the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. That’s when she knew that something was different and began to feel a sense of hope. 

06

Jun 2019

Killer Flu is Killing Children Across Australia at an Alarming Rate

Published in News on June 06, 2019

Authorities are urging Australians to get a flu vaccine, before it's too late.

19

Jul 2019

Hospital violence: We can reduce it

Published in General on July 19, 2019

In 2014, surgeon Dr Michael Wong survived a vicious knife attack in the foyer of the hospital where he worked. He wants his story to raise awareness of security weaknesses in hospitals.

09

Apr 2019

Older hospital patients - having their cake and eating it too!

Published in General on April 09, 2019

While the hospital is a place where folks go for treatment and to rest and recover, hospital cuisine often falls short. In a nutshell, the hospital isn’t a place where people can expect appetising meals.

09

Apr 2019

New package helps put perspective on hospital stays for people living with dementia

Published in General on April 09, 2019

More often than not, it’s difficult for healthcare providers caring for dementia patients to understand or even empathise with those inflicted with the disease.

09

Apr 2019

New $2.6 million primary health hub and staff accommodation opened at Miles Hospital

Published in General on April 09, 2019

The new Primary Health Hub has just officially opened.

09

Apr 2019

Family on-site accommodation unveiled at Perth Children's Hospital

Published in General on April 09, 2019

The Health Minister, Mr. Roger Cook recently announced the purpose-built facility will be open on June 10th, and strictly for the families of children coming from remote or rural areas for emergency procedures.

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Jun 2019

Northern Beaches Hospital: A New Model of Health Care

Published in General on June 28, 2019

Northern Beaches Hospital’s state-of-the-art facility is designed to create an environment where patients can truly feel comfortable and secure.

09

Jul 2019

Hills delivers nurse call and patient engagement technology to new Northern Beaches Hospital

Published in General on July 09, 2019

The hospital will be able to accommodate 488 patient beds and is focused on providing patient-orientated, personalised care with the use of modern technology systems.

29

Jul 2019

Influenza death toll climbs to 70 as flu season continues

Published in News on July 29, 2019

The flu has been taking over the New South Wales region this season.

20

Aug 2019

Statement: AFL appoints head of mental health and well-being, and chief psychiatrist

Published in General on August 20, 2019

Following a comprehensive review into mental health, the AFL has made two new key appointments.

05

Aug 2019

Ultramodern Oncology Center to Open in Geelong in 2020

Published in News on August 05, 2019

A NEW $2.8 million cancer treatment centre is coming to Epworth Geelong, and the six-month build is expected to create more than 80 jobs.

23

Aug 2019

Government Signs Off $424M Campbelltown Redevelopment

Published in News on August 23, 2019

A multi-million construction contract has officially been awarded for the second stage of the Campbelltown Hospital Redevelopment, guaranteeing the delivery of another major infrastructure project in Sydney's west.

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Aug 2019

The life-saving piece of technology you never noticed is in every hospital.

Published in General on August 30, 2019

Hospitals and healthcare are at the cutting edge of technology. They bring to mind moments that have changed human history, such as the discovery of penicillin, the invention of the X-ray and the development of germ theory. Read more: http://hospitalheal

06

Sep 2019

Superhero hospital gown to the rescue

Published in General on September 06, 2019

When Jason Sotiris's daughter Angela was hospitalised with a rare cancer, he struggled to changed her hospital gown.

13

Sep 2019

Health Partnership with Medibank

Published in General on September 13, 2019

Medibank and Latrobe University announced a new strategic health partnership aimed at supporting our future health professionals, researching better health outcomes for Australians.

19

Sep 2019

Through the eyes of a child

Published in General on September 19, 2019

Designed from the perspective of a child, Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) employs a playful design approach that uses colour and whimsy to reduce anxiety for patients and carers, and create a welcoming, family-friendly environment.