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Dec 2019

Surgery on Tuesday, room service by Thursday

Published in General on December 19, 2019

The Royal Melbourne is among the five hospitals in Melbourne which participated in a scheme funded by the government. This program encourages hospitals to utilize medi-hotels for the purpose of housing patients who are not necessarily in need of conventional hospital nursing. It includes those who have tests or day treatments. They have been implementing this scheme for several...

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Dec 2019

Bundaberg Hospital announcement a big win for community's future

Published in News on December 13, 2019

Flood risks and growth constraints at the current location of Bundaberg Hospital urged the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board and Service to present a preliminary business case last April for its renovation or complete reconstruction.   This initial step was followed by an announcement made by the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, which was welcomed by the Wi...

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Dec 2019

$1B Heart Start: Major new hospital for the outer west

Published in News on December 09, 2019

Promising advancements in Melbourne’s health care system awaits as it makes way for the construction of a brand new hospital in Melton.   The Andrews Government recently announced to the public that a “cutting-edge hospital of the future” will be operated by Western Health which will be located in Toolern, just outside Melton. This new facility will off...

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Dec 2019

$22M for Teen Aid

Published in General on December 05, 2019

CanTeen is an organization that supports 12 to 24 year-old Australians who have been diagnosed with cancer or who have a family member suffering from said disease. It has hubs located in Melbourne and other major areas. This association is the recipient of the $22 million funds from the Morrison Government. The purpose of this movement is to help CanTeen to continue providing i...

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Dec 2019

Three in race for $1.5b hospital

Published in News on December 03, 2019

Three construction companies have been shortlisted by the Andrews Government to build the Footscray Hospital, which is considered to be the biggest hospital in Victoria to date. The new hospital worth $1.5 billion will be built beside Victoria University’s Footscray Park campus and will feature 504 patient beds. It is intended to replace the current hospital which has bee...

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12

Nov 2019

New technology in sight

Published in General on November 12, 2019

Towards the end of 2018, Ms. Jenny Evans started to notice a mysterious fog which caused her to lose half her vision. “It was quite traumatic. it became difficult to drive or even do household chores. It was like a fog and eventually my sight got worse, “she said.  Fortunately for Ms. Evans, she was one of the first few patients who got to try the new sur...

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Nov 2019

Top hospital chefs serve it up to critics at awards ceremony.

Published in General on November 08, 2019

People usually have nothing good to say about hospital food. In fact, describing someone’s cooking as similar to hospital food is considered as an insult. Fortunately, the norm that surrounds hospital food is about to change in Australia. Healthcare professionals teamed up with some of the country’s top chefs in order to raise the standard on hospital food. They rec...

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Oct 2019

Building A Bigger, Better Monash Emergency Department

Published in General on October 29, 2019

Monash Medical Centre’s emergency department will undergo an expansion. The redevelopment will include a separate waiting and treatment area for patients who have more complex cases. The completion of this project will give the health care staff more space to move around and attend to their patients, and a better environment to work. They will also be equipped with more m...

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Oct 2019

Epworth Eastern Redevelopment Begins

Published in General on October 10, 2019

Epworth Eastern is undergoing a massive expansion which is intended to establish the very first Chinese medicine suite in an Australian western medicine hospital. This redevelopment includes hundreds of new parking spaces and a second emergency facility to Box Hill.   12 operating theatres of Epworth Eastern were recently relocated to another facility in Kew. This enable...

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Sep 2019

Hospital expansion revealed

Published in News on September 30, 2019

The Health Minister, Jenny Mikakos, recently revealed the designs for the upcoming redevelopment of Sunshine Hospital’s emergency unit. There are a total of additional 31 spaces which is worth $29.6 million. In addition, there will be 12 new treatment cubicles and 12 new short-stay beds in the new emergency department valued at $44.3 million. All of these will enable the...

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