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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.

April 1, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Melanoma - More Than Just a Spot

It’s often referred to as Australia’s national cancer, and we have recently again earned the title of melanoma capital of the world. Keeping this in mind chances are you or someone you might know may be diagnosed with melanoma.

We caught up with Mr Dean White, Dr Phillip Parente and Mr Frank Lin from Epworth Eastern Melanoma Clinic to discuss this disease.

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 1, 2019| Our Community /

Parks and Recreation in Box Hill

Walking, enjoying the beautiful gardens, going for a swim - take a break from the screens and get outdoors in Melbourne’s east.

January 31, 2019| Our Community /

Healthy Eats of the Eastern Streets

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring or bland, and for whatever reason you’ve decided to focus on it this year here’s a list of cafes that are known to serve up exciting eats, local feasts and are all healthy treats.

January 22, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Seizures - What is Happening in the Brain

The brain is a complex organ, hidden within its bony helmet. It controls everything we think and do. When there is a disturbance to the functioning of the brain, such as in epilepsy, the brain’s performance can be affected.

January 18, 2019| Healthcare News /

New Drug on PBS for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Epworth Nephrologist, Professor Ian Fraser welcomed the Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for Health, to Epworth Richmond on Thursday 20 December 2018 for the Federal government announcement of the drug Tolvaptan (Brand name Jinarc) being put on the PBS.

January 8, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Summer Drink Recipes

We’ve got some tips and tasty alternatives to plain water that are perfect for any celebrations during the warmer months!

December 10, 2018| Epworth News /

Hospital's Towering Addition

Demolition has started to make way for a 14-storey tower to be built next to the main part of the hospital to house an emergency department and a traditional Chinese medicine department.

October 31, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Life on Dialysis - What to Expect

Finding out that you will need dialysis can be really daunting. Here are some things that you should know before beginning treatment.

October 30, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Chemotherapy - What to Expect

A cancer diagnosis is one that sends an emotional shockwave across the lives of both patients and their loved ones. However, early detection and advances in treatment can increase the potential of transforming cancer into a potentially manageable illness requiring regular monitoring.


July 24, 2018| Epworth News /

Epworth’s New Robots: Thanks La Trobe Financial

Epworth HealthCare is very pleased to announce that it recently received the largest benefaction since it was first established in Richmond in 1920, enabling the purchase Epworth campuses six X model da Vinci robots, and new surgical equipment for multiple Epworth sites.

May 7, 2018| Epworth News /

Understanding Your Health in Another Language

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?

May 4, 2017| Health and Wellbeing /

Weak at the Knees?

Every year around 8000 Australians experience their first kneecap dislocation, with many going on to suffer repeat dislocations. Goodness Me explores why our knees take a knocking and why surgery is often the best solution for a dislocated patella.

June 7, 2016| Health and Wellbeing /

Managing the Risk of Stroke

A stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is suddenly disrupted. Without blood flow, the brain is starved of oxygen and cells quickly die. Goodness Me explores ways of managing the risk of stroke.