St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne Blog-

Donate Life – Adrian’s Story

It all started in May of 2008, my wife Janine and I had our first overseas holiday booked to Europe. We had saved our money for this for quite some time, our trip of a lifetime. Leading up to this time, I was feeling tired at times and wasn’t always [...]

2021-02-10T22:55:54+00:00Staff Stories|

2020 Feast Day of Mary Aikenhead

Words from our Mission Integration Manager, Julie Wain "Today we celebrate the Feast Day of Mary Aikenhead. For those unfamiliar with our history, Mary Aikenhead was the foundress of the Sisters of Charity and all St Vincent’s hospitals around the world. She was, without a doubt, a remarkable woman and [...]

2021-02-10T22:59:48+00:00Hospital News|

Dr Iniyaval Thevathasan – Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Pregnancy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) comprises of a group of conditions that cause inflammation of the digestive tract and includes Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. IBD is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 18-35. Hence, it follows that a majority of women will conceive for the first time after their [...]

Dr Stefan Kane – Is my baby ok? Babies that are Small for Dates (Small for Gestational Age)

Birth announcements almost always mention a baby's birthweight – it forms a considerable point of interest for parents, family and friends alike. Beyond this social curiosity, birthweight is an important health measure, as very small or very large babies may need additional care. A significant component of pregnancy care is [...]

Dr Peter England- Melbourne Obstetrician

Your pregnancy is a highly personal experience and requires individualised care, specific to your own health and lifestyle needs. Dr Peter England is dedicated to providing bespoke and compassionate care to every patient to ensure they have the best pregnancy possible. Peter has worked in both Australia and the UK.  [...]

Knee Injuries? A Runners Guide to Recovery

Pounding the pavement proved more of a health hazard than benefit? At the risk of sounding like a negative Nanna, looking after your injuries shouldn’t be an afterthought – it should be a priority. Mr Andrew Chia, specialist orthopaedic surgeon with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, says knee injuries are [...]

2019-07-01T03:05:05+00:00Orthopaedics|

5 things everyone should know about ageing

We’re all for embracing our age and loving the ageing process; they’re called the golden years for a reason. But alas, ageing and degeneration can cause a range of conditions and diseases, including a host that affect our bones, muscles and joint health. Left untreated, these can lead to discomfort, [...]

2019-06-17T02:05:32+00:00Orthopaedics|