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Sep 2020

5 Excellent Ways to Have an Enjoyable Vacation

Published in General on September 21, 2020

Vacations should allow you to escape your hectic life and relax in a new environment. However, some people spend their time off hurried, frustrated and guilty that their experience was not what they envisioned. A disappointing vacation can leave you feeling more exhausted than you felt before leaving for your trip. If you can’t have fun on vacation, what’s the point...

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Sep 2020

Visiting hospitals in Victoria during COVID-19

Published in General on September 18, 2020

Source: Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Australia Key points From 11:59pm Wednesday 22 July 2020 restrictions changed to limit the number of people who can visit patients in hospital. There will also be limits on the number and duration of visits allowed (outlined below) From 11:59pm on 2 August, visitors to any care facility...

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Apr 2020

Baby diagnosed with Coronavirus in South Australia

Published in News on April 01, 2020

In South Australia, a mom and her baby were tested positive with COVID-19. The mother is a 40-year-old woman who, with her baby, recently came back from Iran. SA Health informed the public that both the mom and baby’s conditions are stable and are “doing well” in the healthcare facility. Another COVID-19 patient is identified as a 58-year-old man who recent...

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Mar 2020

Warburton Hospital for Sale

Published in News on March 23, 2020

A Melbourne landmark, the Warburton Hospital and Wellness Facility, will soon be renovated and utilized as a European-style medispa and health retreat center. Ever since this establishment was closed a decade ago, the building and all its furnishing have been flawlessly maintained. It’s operating theater is still well-equipped and ready for use. The beds even have sheets...

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Mar 2020

Epworth Celebrates 100 Years

Published in General on March 17, 2020

This March, Epworth HealthCare in Victoria celebrates 100 years of providing excellent medical services and care to patients. Over the years, Epworth massively contributed to providing quality healthcare in Victoria. From being a small community hospital that only accommodated 25 beds to being the biggest non-profit private hospital in the entire state. Dr. Lachlan Henderson...

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Mar 2020

Surgery and Hospital Stays Fact Sheet

Published in General on March 13, 2020

If you’re diagnosed with diabetes and are about to undergo surgery or some type of medical procedure, then there are several things that your doctor might require you to do before getting admitted to the hospital. Here are a couple of things that may affect the levels of your blood glucose: Pain, stress, or anxiety New prescribed medications or anesthesia Fas...

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Mar 2020

Victorian hospital staff cop racial abuse over coronavirus fears

Published in General on March 04, 2020

According to reports, there are 81,315 cases of COVID-19 globally, wherein 2770 of them had already died. This has caused widespread alarm and caution amongst every individual in the world, which is something to be expected. But sadly, this has also affected how some individuals treat other people as well, particularly those who have an Asian appearance.   Because of pan...

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Feb 2020

Queensland Resort could be coronavirus quarantine site

Published in News on February 28, 2020

In Queensland alone, there have been five confirmed cases of the highly-contagious COVID-19. People who had recently been in contact with a person who has the virus or had a recent travel history to China are required to do self-isolation or home quarantine to control the spread of the virus. As reported by Jeanette Young, the Chief Health Officer of Queensland, there are more...

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Feb 2020

Kira's Courage

Published in General on February 21, 2020

Kira is an 11-month-old fighter. Not too long ago, she suffered from five fatal abdominal and cardiac illnesses. One of her life-threatening conditions include being born with a heart located outside her chest.   She’s currently preparing for her first birthday, a celebration although typical to other babies, is already a big milestone for Kira. Her parents, Kim an...

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Feb 2020

8 Essential Items for Long Hospital Stays

Published in Tips on February 17, 2020

There’s a certain level of stress that comes with getting admitted to the hospital for a considerable amount of time. Although you’re technically getting treated to make your condition better, the gloomy atmosphere inside your hospital room plus the lack of things to do can make you feel uneasy during your stay. If you’re someone who gets admitted multiple tim...

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