Hospital Stays Blog - Tips, News and Accommodation Reviews

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Apr 2019

3 Ways to Pack More Efficiently For Your Next Holiday

Published in General on April 04, 2019

No one likes packing – it’s a tedious task that often comes with the stress of choosing what to leave behind. While many of us spend a lot of time sitting on top of our suitcase, attempting with all our life to get it shut, there are some actual ways to packing more appropriately and avoiding this all together (and you can still bring those little bits and pieces yo...

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Mar 2019

Falling Down

Published in General on March 25, 2019

Any parent, caretaker, sibling, teacher or guardian can attest to the simple fact that children can be accident-prone, especially when it comes to falls. But when those falls happen in the hospital, it can be a hindrance to important, ongoing treatment. When these falls do happen, they present a two-fold challenge to healthcare workers. The moral and economic factors have a...

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Mar 2019

New Royal Adelaide Hospital: How NRAH differs from old RAH, with new models of care, advanced technology

Published in General on March 18, 2019

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital isn’t simply an update of the original version from 1840. Sporting a 2.3-billion-dollar price tag, this beloved hospital has taken its roots from the past and mixed it with modern technology and techniques to provide all patients the very best for patient care. It’s more than worth the cost with extensive new models of care,...

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11

Mar 2019

Moving ultrasound pictures capture babies' first breaths

Published in General on March 11, 2019

The birth of a baby is something that always never fails to fill parents and healthcare staff with a mixture of trepidation and joy. These early hours in a newborn’s life are critical as the newborn’s lungs first begin to function. Previously, in the absence of advanced technology, doctors often were unable to provide adequate care and treatment to help newborns...

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04

Mar 2019

Hospital-acquired respiratory complications costly

Published in General on March 04, 2019

The Australian health system is rated as one of the most comprehensive in the world. However, there has recently been a concerning of hospital visits that have been associated with hospital-acquired complications. The complications during a hospital visit can severely impact a patient’s recovery. Overall, the length of their hospital stay can be greatly prolonged, which p...

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Feb 2019

Older hospital patients - having their cake and eating it too!

Published in General on February 28, 2019

While the hospital is a place where folks go for treatment and to rest and recover, hospital cuisine often falls short. In a nutshell, the hospital isn’t a place where people can expect appetising meals. While younger patients often have the benefit of youth on their side, older patients are not as lucky. Given that most ageing people suffer from poor appetite as well...

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22

Feb 2019

Tenders called for hospital accommodation project

Published in General on February 22, 2019

In the next two months, an exciting $9 million project is expected to accommodate students and medical professionals alike near the Mildura Base Hospital. With medical technology and career opportunities flourishing in the medical world these days, more and more people are being needed at the Mildura Base Hospital. This means people working in the medical field yes, but...

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12

Feb 2019

UniLodge opens newest combined hotel and hospital

Published in News on February 12, 2019

Recently, a new hotel accommodation has launched right above the Westside Private Hospital in Taringa. This new commercial space, which costs $65 million to build, will be managed by UniLodge Australia, making it their second hotel/hospital combination. Their first hotel/hospital launch was back in 2011. Their flagship hotel opened right next to Chermside&rsqu...

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06

Feb 2019

Sam Carroll's TV campaign for new hospital accommodation

Published in General on February 06, 2019

For Sam Carroll and his family, the Ronald McDonald House in Westmead has been a home away from home. Sam, a 10-year-old boy from Grafton has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. His cancer was discovered over a year ago and Sam and his family have been travelling to the Westmead Children’s Hospital to receive many treatments. Words cannot des...

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05

Feb 2019

Royal Adelaide Hospital patients staying in Riviera Hotel across the road

Published in General on February 05, 2019

When it comes to recovery, no medicine is as essential as a good night’s rest and hospitals all across the world are very well aware of this, or so you would think. It seems the Royal Adelaide Hospital didn’t get the memo as there is now a fundraiser being raised advocating to relocate recovered patients, rather than staying at the hospital, to “g...

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