The ever-dreaded menstrual cycle, long known as the beacon of a transition period, literally, between girlhood to womanhood. It’s a customary part of the maturing process of our bodies where us females are taught from a young age that we should expect two things during so: bleeding and discomfort.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common serious genetic condition in Australian children today, affecting one in every 2500 babies.
There is currently no cure.
Concussion is a growing concern for athletes and parents alike, so as the footy season kicks off and other sports get underway, how do you know when you should worry about a blow to the head?
The Epworth Geelong maternity team celebrated a unique milestone with the arrival of Rowdy Pastyn in February.
It’s hard to believe we’ve been following the journey of sisters and new mums - Alex and Jane for nine months now and we’re so grateful that they’re sharing the highs and lows of motherhood with us.
“A full MRI licence at Epworth Geelong means that patients will no longer compromise on health outcomes based on affordability.”
Breastfeeding - it’s not always a walk in the park, so we caught up with Clinical Midwife Specialist, Heather Anderson and Naturopath and Director of Franjo’s Kitchen, Jo Clark, to chat about their tips for getting the most out of your milk supply.
Epworth Geelong clinical midwife specialist Jo Alston owes her vision to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a remarkable team of medical professionals.
On 22 November, Charlotte and Lola turned six months, with mums Alex and Jane finding that time is absolutely flying.
Coming to live in Victoria? Smart move. You’re joining millions of others who have decided this is the place to be! Our population is growing by 1.7 per cent per annum which only goes to show that Melbourne and Geelong, in particular, are dynamic and prosperous places to call home.
A visit to an emergency department (ED) can be frightening and is usually the result of an unexpected and sometimes traumatic event. Let’s face it. No one wants to call 000 or to drive through traffic when someone is very unwell.
When you’re faced with a medical emergency, the most important first step is to ring triple 000 and speak with an operator.
In Australia, allergies are very common. Around 1 in 3 people will develop allergies at some point in their life. The most common allergic conditions are food allergies, eczema, asthma and hayfever.
Nosebleeds are an unfortunate commonality of life and can happen to anyone at any time. However, they’re usually not a signifier of an underlying health issue and can mostly be stopped through basic at home first aid.
The emergency department assesses & treats people with serious injuries as well as those in need of emergency treatment.
Bellbrae teenager Riley Taylor suffered agonising neck pain after he was flung over the handlebars of his mountain bike hurdling a four-metre embankment in Anglesea last month.
Rapid diagnosis and intervention saves lives. Support Medicare-eligible MRI at Epworth Geelong.
Every year in winter, thanks to Epworth Medical Foundation and its generous donors, it’s scholarship application time at Epworth. In a program unique to Epworth’s ten sites, around 100 staff receive an award that has the power to become the highlight of their career.