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September 11, 2019| Epworth News /

Helping patients find their way

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.

September 2, 2019| Epworth News /

Epworth Eastern redevelopment begins!

Construction work has begun on Epworth Eastern’s massive expansion, which will establish Australia’s first Chinese medicine suite within a western hospital.

August 12, 2019| Epworth News /

Excellence in food service

Serving up more than 3,000 meals a day with a culinary experience you’d expect at a luxury hotel, it’s no surprises that Epworth Richmond has been recognised for excellence in its room service program. 

July 4, 2019| Epworth News /

Epworth wig salon

For many women, losing their hair during cancer treatment can be like losing a part of their identity.

Epworth Healthcare’s wig salon aims to restore these women’s confidence and sense of self as they face the battle of their lives.

July 4, 2019| Epworth News /

How one change saved four million litres of water

Epworth Geelong has recorded a saving of one million litres of water in just over four months due to a simple but innovative project to divert reject water produced in dialysis.

July 1, 2019| Epworth News /

Going green

We’re looking to reduce the size of our environmental footprint across 12 hospitals, with sustainability a primary pillar in our strategic plan.

June 27, 2019| Epworth News /

Friends of Epworth raise funds for Epworth rehabilitation

The Friends of Epworth hosted another fantastic race day this year. With thanks to the generosity of guests, over $120,000 was raised which will support the care of patients, including jockeys, in rehabilitation.

May 20, 2019| Epworth News /

Making a world of difference

National Volunteer Week 20 – 26 May in 2019 was marked with the theme ‘Making a world of difference’ – and what a world of difference our volunteers make here at Epworth Geelong!

April 10, 2019| Epworth News /

Epworth nurses lead positive change

Richmond Emergency Department Nurse Unit Manager Sheila Salonga is recognised for her leadership, after being nominated as a finalist in the 2019 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards.

April 8, 2019| Epworth News /

New church for Box Hill

The heart of Box Hill is getting a $10 million blessing.

A church will be built — courtesy of Epworth Eastern — next to the town hall to serve as The Salvation Army’s new place of worship and Box Hill headquarters.

March 4, 2019| Epworth News /

Epworth Eastern redevelopment

A new chapter for Epworth Eastern will commence with the construction of the East Wing Tower early this year. The East Wing Tower will address over capacity of patient beds, operating theatres and provide new opportunities for doctors who are currently on wait lists to work at the hospital.

February 10, 2019| Epworth News /

Record number of graduate nurses to join Epworth

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. 

January 29, 2019| Epworth News /

Surprise delivery for childbirth education class

At 35 weeks, Laura had just finished work the day before and still had a list of things to organise before her baby arrived. Both she and her husband, Ben were shocked that she had gone into labour, seemingly right on cue.

January 29, 2019| Epworth News /

Paying it forward for newborns

A very generous donation to Epworth Medical Foundation recently has allowed us to not only provide the very best to our mothers and babies, but also an opportunity to pay it forward.