Is there anything nicer than receiving a beautiful bunch of flowers? Whether you’re visiting a friend who has just had a baby, a relative recovering from surgery, or a loved one on the mend from illness, flowers can really brighten a day.
Epworth’s emergency department treats more patients than any other private hospital emergency department in Victoria; over 26,000 patients annually. It is staffed by a team of experienced doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As a male patient undergoing fertility treatment it can be an emotional and daunting time with the focus often being on the female partner and how she is feeling.
As a new mum, you are going to be flooded with gorgeous gifts. Perfect little onesies...bibs, bibs and more bibs...gadgets you've never seen or will ever use (hello electric nappy bin, I'm looking at you).
But I'm here to tell you, there are 5 things you really need to put on your wish list...and they’re probably not what you imagined you’d need!
In Australia, around 45% of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. Therefore it is important to be aware of the signs so that you can support yourself and others.
When you educate a girl, everything changes. This possibility is being embraced by our Health Information Services team at Epworth Richmond.
It’s very normal for my female patients going through IVF treatment to feel anxious about their egg collection. To help you prepare, this blog article provides information on what you can expect on the day of your procedure.
A rare cause of heart failure, cardiac amyloidosis, is an overproduction of a protein that leads to a stiffening of the heart.
Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. In 2017, bowel cancer was the second most common cancer in Australia and rates are increasing in people under 50.
Getting your blood pressure checked is one of the best things you can do for your health because high blood pressure can cause serious problems without any obvious warning signs.
Anyone who has struggled to conceive knows that it can be very stressful for both you and your partner.
When feeling unwell, it can be difficult to determine the appropriate measures for your recovery. You will likely have many questions - do I need to stay home from work? Should I visit a GP? Do I need to go to the emergency department?
Recipes brought to you by the Epworth team. Seafood paella, easiest to cook on the BBQ to ensure you get that all important crust.
Margaret McKelvie started volunteering at Epworth HealthCare after the death of her husband in April last year.
For Margaret, it was an opportunity to give back to the hospital and staff that had cared for her husband until his final days.
Swaddling has been done for centuries to help settle a newborn baby. It feels more familiar to them – they’ve been tucked up in your womb until now and lots of space can feel foreign
Parkinson’s disease affects 100,000 Australians, second only to dementia when it comes to neurological disease cases. Chances are you or someone you know will be affected by the disease, so it’s important to stay informed and be aware of the relevant forms of help available.
For first time parents, the task of packing a hospital bag can feel overwhelming. The struggle of deciding what to pack and what to leave home is very real!
If you have blocked coronary arteries, your doctor may recommend a heart bypass operation to create new pathways for those arteries to deliver blood to your heart.