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Aug 2019

Government Signs Off $424M Campbelltown Redevelopment

Published in News on August 23, 2019

ASX-listed CIMIC Group, Australia’s biggest contractor, was awarded a multi-million construction contract for Campbelltown Hospital second stage of redevelopment. The construction has recently begun and is expected to finish by 2023.   The first stage of the project was completed back in 2016 and was officially opened to the public in 2017. It featured a building w...

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Aug 2019

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

Published in General on August 20, 2019

Professional athletes are typically provided with the best trainers and medical practitioners who help them with their performance, physical injuries, and other bodily needs. For the longest time, looking after their mental health has not been a priority because of society’s stigma towards it. Not to mention the fact that mental illness is an invisible disease and is usua...

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Aug 2019

Ultramodern Oncology Center to Open in Geelong in 2020

Published in News on August 05, 2019

There is something good happening at the Epworth Geelong Cancer Center and in about six months people in the community will have access to state-of-art technology in the treatment of cancer.   Better Cancer Care for the Community   Icon Group, the largest cancer care provider in Australia, is partnering with Geelong in this new $2.8 million cancer treatment center...

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Jul 2019

Influenza death toll climbs to 70 as flu season continues

Published in News on July 29, 2019

If you were thinking of avoiding your flu shot this season, you may want to think again. The flu has been taking over the New South Wales region this season. The number of flu cases infecting the area started with 6,243 just in the first week of July alone, bringing the figures up to a total of 43,844 cases by the end of this year. While there have been quite a few cases of...

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Jul 2019

Hospital violence: We can reduce it

Published in General on July 19, 2019

On a regular, mundane work day in Footscray, Victoria, doctor Micheal Wong hurried through the main doors and made a beeline for the foyer of Western Hospital.  As a full-time staff member, beloved neurosurgeon, and well-known local spinal surgeon, he was carrying a large workload and more than ready to get to work.  As the hospital was busy as usual, he felt sa...

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Jul 2019

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

Published in General on July 09, 2019

Recently, Hills Health Solutions released an announcement to say that it has successfully hit another major milestone with its patient engagement and nurse call solutions atNorthern Beaches Hospital, a hospital in French’s Forest, New South Wales.  The hospital will be able to accommodate 488 patient beds and is focused on providing patient-orientated, pers...

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Jun 2019

Northern Beaches Hospital: A New Model of Health Care

Published in General on June 28, 2019

The brand new Northern Beaches Hospital is setting new standards for hospitals everywhere. Hospital stays are often uncomfortable for patients and their families. It can even be hard for hospital staff and doctors to find proper comfort and positivity in a traditional hospital environment. However, Northern Beaches Hospital’s state-of-the-art facility is designed to cr...

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Jun 2019

Healing space doesn't 'feel' like a hospital

Published in General on June 20, 2019

It’s been five years since the opening of the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and the difference it’s helped make in the lives of its patients are already apparent. Since her 2018 cancer diagnosis, 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 s...

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Jun 2019

Breakthrough in Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery

Published in General on June 13, 2019

Recovering from knee replacement surgery can be a long and arduous process for anyone, but a study conducted by Bond University shows that the recovery process can become much easier with a simple and affordable piece of exercise equipment. A $29 stationary exercise pedal that you can place within your home has been shown to have magnificent success in helping knee replaceme...

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Jun 2019

Killer Flu is Killing Children Across Australia at an Alarming Rate

Published in News on June 06, 2019

In Victoria, Australia, 26 people have died from a killer flu season, three of which were children aged three, six and eleven. This early start to the flu season in Victoria has led to many concerns about others in the area being affected. This is because many of the flu-related death cases have been people who were in an aged-care residency. Chief Health Officer Angie Bone...

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