-Hospital 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|

Remembrance and New Life

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day. This day is marked in remembrance of those who have died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts. Across our three  sites, an Executive visits all our Veteran inpatients. At Fitzroy, our DVA liaison Cath O’Hehir, Mission Integration Manager Julie Wain and I took time today [...]

2019-02-18T03:13:21+00:00Hospital News|

Introducing the AIRO, life changing technology.

Last week, we became the first hospital in Victoria to use the Brain Lab AIRO surgical navigation system. AIRO is an intra operative CT scanner. This means that instead of a patient having to travel to and from a traditional CT machine pre, post or during surgery, all scans can [...]

2019-02-18T03:36:10+00:00Hospital News|