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Meeting our veterans

Observance of ANZAC Day and its commemorative rituals are important in our hospital. The ANZAC commemoration goes beyond the anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 and is often considered a time when values that are considered core to our national identity such as courage, sacrifice and mateship, were [...]

2019-02-18T01:21:18+00:00Hospital News|

8 tips to keep your brain healthy

Recently my father Bob celebrated his 94th Birthday but he really didn’t know it. He has been suffering from Dementia for the last few years, it’s a devastating disease that is incredibly sad. This week as we acknowledge Brain Awareness Week I took the opportunity to speak to one of [...]

2019-02-18T02:11:10+00:00Hospital News|

Date with a Doctor: Mr Mark Blackney

My blog posts are often about the running of the hospital and the staff we have providing care and attention to our patients. A crucial part of this team is our doctors. In this new series on the blog – Date with a Doctor – I’ll be chatting with doctors and surgeons [...]

2019-02-18T02:41:37+00:00Hospital News|

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November each year is dedicated to raising awareness of pancreatic cancer. We have a team of specialists who are dedicating themselves to improving the diagnosing and staging of pancreatic cancer allowing them to begin treatment earlier and provide improved management to each patient individually. Simon Banting, Brett Knowles and Adrian Fox [...]

2019-02-18T02:54:07+00:00Hospital News|