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Sep 2019

Through the eyes of a child

Published in General on September 19, 2019

Perth Children’s Hospital has been shortlisted for the 2019 Dulux Colour Awards. They are finalists in the Commercial Interior: Public & Hospitality category. Their nomination for this award is because of their wonderful use of colour to create a family-friendly and welcoming environment for all patients and visitors.  The hospital managed to create this warm...

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Sep 2019

Health Partnership with Medibank

Published in General on September 13, 2019

La Trobe University and Medibank recently announced a new partnership that is focused on providing assistance to future health care professionals, conducting research to improve the health and well-being of Australians, and helping La Trobe materialize it’s University of the Future. The following are what the partnership aims to achieve: 1. Local and international s...

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Sep 2019

Superhero hospital gown to the rescue

Published in General on September 06, 2019

Just after her first birthday, Jason Sotiri’s daughter, Angela, was hospitalised and diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Sotiri quickly found that one of the biggest struggles was changing Angela’s hospital gown.   “After chemotherapy Angela would wake to vomit, and it was so challenging to change her with an IV drip and chest monitor cables attached...

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Aug 2019

The life-saving piece of technology you never noticed is in every hospital.

Published in General on August 30, 2019

When you hear the phrase “Life Saving Technology” it most likely inspires thoughts of complex machinery and highly scientific testing or treatment. But one of the most overlooked, yet necessary pieces of technology you can find in a hospital is a relatively simple one. The first thing any hospital does when a patient checks in is usually to enter their informatio...

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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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09

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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