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July 16, 2018| Healthcare News /

All About My Health Record

From today you will hear a lot about My Health Record – and whether or not you wish to opt-out of the new technology which allows you to share your electronic health records with your health providers in the future.

July 12, 2018| Our Community /

Epworth Sisters Update - Six Weeks

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.

July 11, 2018| Our Community /

Changing Lives in APAC

This remarkable story is about a team member and the wonderful volunteer work she’s been doing with Interplast.

June 27, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

MOVE for Mental Health

Research has shown regular physical activity has a positive influence on sleep, mood, relationships and other lifestyle-related changes however, with 1 in 4 Australian's diagnosed with a mental illness the level of sedentary behaviour in this population group is startling.

June 13, 2018| Healthcare News /

EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth

To mark the beginning of Men’s Health Week, the EJ Whitten Foundation and Epworth HealthCare yesterday announced the establishment of the EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth - a new centre dedicated to improving treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

June 8, 2018| Epworth News /

2018 Research Week Awards Dinner

Last night we celebrated the 2018 Research Week Awards Dinner where 11 grant and four poster award recipients were announced. These grants will enable all of the recipients to put their research into action and steer the future of their chosen topics. 

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

Australian-First Paediatric Robotic Surgery

In an Australian-first paediatric procedure, Head and Neck surgeon Ben Dixon has successfully removed a patient’s rare, parapharyngeal clear-cell sarcoma using robotic surgery at Epworth Richmond.

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

Epworth’s New Mental Health Research Centre Opens

Epworth HealthCare’s new mental health research unit, the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH), has officially opened with an intimate ceremony to mark the occasion.

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

More Robots For Epworth

We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!

May 9, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

How to Survive Flu Season

It often starts with feeling a little sleepy or lethargic and before you know it, you’ve got the flu and it’s too late! Find out how you can keep well this flu season.

May 8, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Bald, Bold and Beautiful

“Will I lose my hair?” is often one of the first things asked when discussing chemotherapy as a treatment option and the answer is, “Maybe”.

May 7, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Understanding Your Health in Another Language

Medical jargon can sound like a foreign language at the best of times, but imagine if your doctor was talking to you in a language other than the one you speak! Would you know what to do?

April 21, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Menopause Hormone Therapy

Feel like you’re living on your own private, 500-degree, hot sun? Women can have a rough trot when it comes to hormones! What is Hormone Replacement Therapy and how can it help?

April 21, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

The Sugar-High You Don't Want

A lot of people joke about a ‘sugar coma’ when indulging in too many sweets, but for some people it’s a very real risk. Find out what you need to know.