Camino de Compostela Fundraiser
Twenty-five weary participants have just returned home after completing the final section of the Spanish Camino de Compostela.
Walking 115km over six days they were blessed with perfect weather, some authentic historic farmhouse accommodation and knowledgeable guides.
Together the group raised a total of $75,000 towards the Concussion Clinic, research into Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer Services at Epworth.
The group included Medical Director of Rehabilitation Prof John Olver, head of the Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute Mr Andrew Tang, Epworth Executive Directors Maree Feery (People and Culture) and Carolyn Bell (Rehabilitation and Mental Health), Epworth Special Events Committee members Toni Joel and Veron Chua, former board members Philip Williams and Peter Hay and EMF representative Kathryn Johnston.
We sat down with Maya, Director of Strategy and Operations, Karla, a Mental Health Social Worker and Rosie, a Clinical Nurse Educator from Epworth Clinic to talk about what it’s like in a day of an in-patient.
A recipe from one of our very own team members for this decadent, delicious English dessert. Perfect for entertaining in winter.
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