St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne Blog-

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|

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|