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.
With the rates of mental illness on the rise in Australia, particularly in young people, we decided to open up the can of worms and speak to clinical psychologist, Hannah Hawkes, about the elephant in the room.
“A full MRI licence at Epworth Geelong means that patients will no longer compromise on health outcomes based on affordability.”
A record number of graduate nurses and midwives are set to join the Epworth team in February and March this year, for an exciting opportunity to consolidate their theoretical and clinical skills.
Tummy aches can be extremely common in young children. Some are mild and non threatening, others need to be taken more seriously. Here we will run through a few different concerns and how best to handle the pain for your little one.
When your child injures themselves and bleeding is involved it can be scary for everyone. Knowing exactly what to do and when you should be seeking medical attention, can help to take some of the stress out of the situation.