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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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04

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

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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12

Feb 2020

Sydney Hospital Celebrates 200 Robotic Surgeries

Published in General on February 12, 2020

Since October of 2018, the Sydney hospital has successfully performed over 200 robotic surgeries following the launch of its multidisciplinary robotics program. Robert Cusack, who is the general manager at the Prince of Wales Private Hospital, expressed his delight in stating that the success of the program was more than what they initially expected.   “We were tol...

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07

Feb 2020

A Stroke of Genius

Published in General on February 07, 2020

Each year, about 15,000 Australians suffer from a stroke, which is a deadly and life-altering disease that is caused by a blockage of an artery in the brain. The good news is that Royal Melbourne Hospital’s recent breakthrough is expected to change the lives of many. They are launching Tenecteplase, a drug that is supposed to help stroke patients even after a day of the i...

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14

Jan 2020

Getting Back into Action After an Operation

Published in General on January 14, 2020

  Post-operative recovery varies from person to person. A few lucky ones can get right back into their normal routines, others, unfortunately, may take more time before they can do such. A person’s mental state, lifestyle, general health before the operation, and post-operative care are some of the factors which can directly affect how fast he/she can fully re...

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09

Jan 2020

$2B Plea As The Alfred Starts To Crumble

Published in General on January 09, 2020

One of the main trauma centers in Melbourne is in dire need of renovation which costs over $2 billion to fix flooded wards, damaged walls, and cracked roofs. The Alfred Hospital attends to over 1500 Victorians annually who are in critical condition. The senior doctors of this facility have been urging the state government to fix its deteriorated and unmaintained buildin...

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06

Jan 2020

How To Be A Good Hospital Visitor

Published in General on January 06, 2020

Getting admitted to hospital due to a physical illness can do more harm than good on the mental health of the patient. Hours can seem longer than it is when your movement is restricted and when you have to stare at the same four walls. More than just boredom, it can trigger depression and anxiety to some. This is why seeing familiar faces can ease patients because it helps them...

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02

Jan 2020

Patient's Waitlist Agony

Published in General on January 02, 2020

    Due to huge cuts in government-funded surgeries, state hospitals are compelled to extend its waiting lists for patients who are ought to be operated. This cost-cutting action will affect more than 20,000 sick Victorians. Lists are expected to grow by 43% in main hospitals alone. 40,754 patients from those healthcare facilities will have to extend their patie...

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