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.
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.
This remarkable story is about a team member and the wonderful volunteer work she’s been doing with Interplast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!
A big thanks to everyone who was involved in the 2018 Epworth Medical Foundation Men’s Health Lunch on Thursday 10 May.
Around 55,000 Australians per year will suffer from a heart attack – that’s one every ten minutes! But how do you know if you or someone around you is having a heart attack? And when do you call 000?
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.
Travelling with a health condition can be tough, but if you do decide to hit the road or head to the airport there are a few things you should consider!
“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”.
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?
Periods shouldn’t be excruciating… Is yours?
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?
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.