Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. Seafood paella, easiest to cook on the BBQ to ensure you get that all important crust.
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. Japchae, a sweet potato noodle dish celebrating the tastes of Korea.
A recipe from one of our very own team members for this decadent, delicious English dessert. Perfect for entertaining in winter.
Epworth HealthCare started with an idea: a vision to build a private hospital in Victoria that would provide people on modest incomes with more pleasant accommodation, dedicated nursing services, and better facilities than the public hospitals could often provide.
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. Fried chicken best served with steamed rice or a Japanese potato salad.
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. You can’t stop at one slice and you’ll never know it’s gluten free! Slice & serve warm.
It’s been a year since we’ve been following sisters Alex and Jane’s bubs - Charlotte and Lola. It’s been a year since they both gave birth to their daughters, one at Epworth Freemasons and the other at Epworth Geelong. Let’s find out how life has changed since then.
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. A warming winter soup with a zesty orange flavour.
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. A delicious pork and prawn soup filled with Chinese dumplings.
Tonjiru is filling and so delicious. It is considered to be a winter dish served at home, festivals and parties in Japan, but I have it all year round. I never met a person who doesn’t like this fabulous soup!
Do you take the train to get to Epworth? Heads up - there will be major works between April 1st and April 23rd on some lines.
This International Women's Day, four women of Epworth - Deb, Millie, Megan & Kristen, shared their stories. Allowing us an inside look into their worlds, both inside and outside of work.
It’s hard to believe we’ve been following the journey of sisters and new mums - Alex and Jane for nine months now and we’re so grateful that they’re sharing the highs and lows of motherhood with us.
Walking, enjoying the beautiful gardens, going for a swim - take a break from the screens and get outdoors in Melbourne’s east.
Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring or bland, and for whatever reason you’ve decided to focus on it this year here’s a list of cafes that are known to serve up exciting eats, local feasts and are all healthy treats.
Promising to be filled with colour, sound and excitement, Lunar New Year is an event not to be missed for those in the Box Hill area.
Heading to the Australian Open is an annual summer treat for people from all over the world. It’s a chance to see some legends in action while taking it easy for hours on end, glued to our seats as a small ball is belted across a net.
Barb Heskey formed the first Friends of Freemasons Auxiliary in 2013 to raise funds from the Freemasons hospital. Since then she has raised over $17,000 which has gone a long way to improve the maternity unit at Epworth Freemasons.
How good is it to feel childlike joy when plunging into the water on a sunny day? Such a simple pleasure brings deep happiness – a rare treat for those of us wrangling life’s daily chores. Add a few waves and a friend or two, and we can feel something close to bliss.
In a bid to shake ourselves out of a rut of responsibility, we hereby present Melbourne’s coolest swimming spots!
On 22 November, Charlotte and Lola turned six months, with mums Alex and Jane finding that time is absolutely flying.
Coming to live in Victoria? Smart move. You’re joining millions of others who have decided this is the place to be! Our population is growing by 1.7 per cent per annum which only goes to show that Melbourne and Geelong, in particular, are dynamic and prosperous places to call home.
It’s rarely contested that being around nature has benefits for your health. It ensures you’re spending more time outdoors, gives you a sense of connectedness with the world, and has been found to lower stress and reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety. The best news is that even in the city there are many places to get in touch with nature. Here are five of them:
It’s easy for anyone who has travelled overseas and comes home to Australia to realise how fortunate we are when it comes to affordable and readily available fresh, wholesome food.
Walking is a great source of physical activity that’s inclusive because of the range of difficulty options, inclines and distances available. And though Victoria is a small state, it’s abundant when it comes to walking tracks that pay dividends in natural beauty, views and charming picnic spots.
What a dream it would be to ride along some of the most exhilarating, historic, and beautiful paths throughout Victoria.
It can be a struggle to eat well when you’re going out with friends or grabbing a quick dinner on the way home from work. But whether it’s some Kohlrabi Kimchi you’re hankering for or just a well roasted spud, this list will have you covered next time you want to treat yourself to a superfood spread, or grab a healthy bite to eat on the go.
Things are changing really quickly for Alex and Jane, whose bubs, Charlotte and Lola are now 18 weeks old.
Both Alex and Jane have been on very different journeys with their bubs so far, but both can agree that the time has absolutely flown and they understand when parents say "where has my baby gone?"
You may recall the incredible story of Jane and Alex, sisters who gave birth on the same day at different Epworth hospitals. We hear how they’re going six weeks on.
Epworth Geelong is proud to announce a three year deal with AFL Barwon as the female football naming rights partner for competitions across Geelong.
Dr Williams died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in Torquay on September 12th, a week before his 58th birthday. He was a much loved, valued and trusted doctor and will be missed by many, especially his immediate family, to whom he was completely devoted.
Working at Western Bulldogs for the last twenty years, Sports physician Dr Gary Zimmerman and Dr Jake Landsberger participated in their first AFL wining Grand final as club Doctors last Saturday.
Epworth Geelong welcomed its first group of Deakin University students on Monday 5 September. Twelve undergraduate nursing students, all in their third year, commenced their final rotation with our Geelong campus.
My wife Judi and I departed on a driving holiday from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland on the 5th of July. Our plan was to travel to Victoria and drive from Melbourne to Adelaide via the Great Ocean Road. We were looking forward to this trip as it was the first holiday we’ve had in a while. A couple of years back I lost my job and it took me a while to find a new one, so this was our first holiday since starting my new job 15 months ago.
Mohsen Dashti’s life changed in an instant when the truck he was driving lost its brakes in 2012 and hit a tree. After a series of operations, doctors had to make the difficult decision to amputate Mohsen’s leg. But things started looking up when he commenced his rehabilitation program, and he now has a goal to aim for: the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
It was book day at school, so Oliver dressed up as his favourite book character, Harry Potter. We were just about to leave for school when I realised Oliver hadn’t brushed his teeth, so I sent him back inside. Next thing I heard him crying loudly. I ran into the house and saw him on the floor covered in blood. His lip was so swollen I thought a whole chunk was missing.
The week before 75-year-old Moolap resident Valerie Golding felt some niggling chest pains, she had climbed a mountain at Shoal Bay in NSW and played her regular 18 holes of golf.
My name is Lindy, I’m a hairdresser and I live in Highton, Geelong. About the last week in July I began to get some blurred vision, but didn’t worry too much initially, but as it didn’t get better, I went to my GP and had my blood pressure tested. The GP recommended that I may need an MRI the following week.
In what has been hailed a major success, close to 3000 people toured the new Epworth Hospital in Geelong on Sunday at the Community Open Day. The event was staffed by a team of 50 incredible volunteers who were run off their feet from 10:00am until after 3:30pm.