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Formation

When you join our team at St Vincent's Health, you are joining an organisation that is just as proud of our history and beginnings as it is of our current day achievements and successes. The culture we work in  and encourage today is very much based on the knowledge, teachings [...]

2019-02-18T22:53:23+00:00Hospital News|

2017 Flu Shots

Each year, our Infection Prevention team are out and about, offering free vaccines to our staff and our doctors. They cover all shifts and visit staff in their work areas so that everyone has the opportunity to be vaccinated. This year, the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) have stated [...]

2019-02-18T22:56:20+00:00Hospital News|

It’s about giving.

Last month we hosted our annual graduation ceremony, with 55 staff graduating from 20 different education programs.  Along with the celebration of graduation, the joys of such a night are hearing directly from our staff about why they make the decision to choose SVPHM as their workplace.    One of [...]

2019-02-18T23:04:55+00:00Hospital News|

Weaning from nipple shields

There are many reasons a mum may need to use nipple shields: for flat or inverted nipples, damaged nipples or to transition a baby from the bottle to the breast. Nipple shields are a thin, silicone Mexican-hat shaped shield that you place over your nipple. During breastfeeding, the nipple sucks [...]

2019-02-18T23:14:56+00:00Breastfeeding|

A heartfelt patient story from 2006

Over 175 years ago the Sisters of Charity endured a hazardous four-month journey across thousands of miles of ocean to venture to an unknown land called Australia. Compelled by the original vision of their founder, Mary Aikenhead, to care for the poor and vulnerable this sense of serving, of purpose, of [...]

Acknowledging Rememberance Day 2017

Today at 11am patients, staff and visitors were asked via our public address system to observe a minute’s silence as a mark of respect to all Australian service men and women and, in particular, to the Veteran inpatients currently in our hospital. I also had the honour of visiting the [...]

2019-02-18T23:30:28+00:00Patient Stories|