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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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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

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

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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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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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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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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