St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne Blog-

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|

Nurses Helping Abroad

If you happened to walk through the 4th floor tearoom yesterday at Fitzroy you may have seen a table covered in beautiful, home-made cupcakes, biscuits and cakes with all proceeds assisting a worthy cause. Midwife Rachel Bakker is a travelling to Papua New Guinea at the end of the year [...]

2019-02-18T03:43:55+00:00Hospital News|

National Safe Work Month

In the month of October we recognise and ensure our commitment to building a safe and healthy workplace for ‘National Safe Work Month’. Work-related injury and disease costs the Australian community $61.8 billion each year. This does not account for the stress and trauma experienced by employees, their friends and [...]

2019-02-18T03:48:06+00:00Hospital News|

Benefits of Seeing a Private Obstetrician

By the time you know you’re pregnant it may be that you have been pregnant for several weeks. These early weeks are a crucial time of development for your baby. There are many things that obstetricians look for in the early weeks of your baby’s development.   "From a patient’s [...]

2019-02-18T03:59:49+00:00Pregnancy Care|

Neuroscience Nurses Association Awards

Last week, nurses from St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne travelled to the Adelaide Convention Centre to represent our hospital and the excellent innovative healthcare we provide. The Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association conducted their annual conference between 30th August and 1st September, the theme for 2017 being ‘Building Bridges, Making Connections’. [...]

2019-02-18T04:10:21+00:00Hospital News|

Postnatal Parenting Education

At St Vincent’s Private Hospital, our dedication to you and your newborn does not end when you leave the hospital. We are one of the few hospitals in Victoria to offer holistic midwifery support that provides continuity of care from pregnancy through to the postpartum period; Antenatal, Preadmission, Birth, Postnatal [...]