-Hospital News

CEO SLEEPOUT 2018

After a break last year, I am back raising awareness and critical funds for the St Vincent's de Paul- Vinnies CEO sleep out on the 21 June 2018. With such busy lives, it is difficult to find the time to see beyond ourselves and any personal issues. After doing the [...]

2019-02-18T00:11:43+00:00Hospital News, Staff Stories|

A week in the life: Nurse Tess Young

In recognition of International Nurses Day 2018, I thought it would be a great opportunity to shine the spotlight on one of our incredible nurses and celebrate the wonderful work nurses do. This also helps us get to know our colleagues more than just their job titles. Tess Young, an [...]

2019-02-18T00:30:17+00:00Staff Stories|

Being Flusmart!

Did you know that influenza virus can survive an hour or more in enclosed environments or surfaces, so it’s easy to catch and spread and hard to avoid. Experts estimate that influenza in Australia causes more than 18,000 hospitalisations and 300,000 GP consultations per year. You can limit the spread [...]

2019-02-18T00:37:34+00:00Staff Stories|

A bigger and better St Vincent’s Private East Melbourne

To meet the increasing demand at St Vincent's Private Hospital East Melbourne  (SVPHEM) and to provide improved facilities for our patients, SVPHEM went through an expansion and refurbishment in 2017. Upon completion early this year, we now have six brand new and refurbished areas to better serve our patients’ needs: [...]

2019-02-18T00:44:44+00:00Hospital News|

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|