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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. 

February 10, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Tummy Troubles

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.

February 9, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Does it Need Stitches?

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.

February 8, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

What is Glue Ear?

Glue ear can be a really common concern for young children. It’s important to know the signs, and when you should seek medical attention.

February 8, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Preparing Your Child for Hospital

Finding out that your child needs to be admitted to hospital for surgery or something else, can feel extremely daunting. As a mum of four, I have experienced being the parent of a child needing surgery, multiple times now. What I have learned is that it is best to be as prepared as possible in the lead up.

February 6, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Breastfeeding - Tips and Tricks

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.

February 4, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Pain that Keeps Coming Back

With around one in six Australians experiencing back pain each year, it’s not uncommon for us to be complaining about a sore back. For some of us, back pain can be treated and will leave us be, but for others it continues long after the body has healed.

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 31, 2019|

与我们在Box Hill福猪闹春吧!

想过年了吗?来Box Hill就对了!做为City of Whitehorse的主要社区伙伴,我们诚挚邀您与我们在Epworth共迎猪年!我们的闹春活动将从2月2号星期六上午11点一路热闹到隔日凌晨1点,活动预计达8万多人次。怎么说都别错过这场一年一期的难得盛会!请参阅底下活动,期待到时与您相见!

January 29, 2019| Our Community /

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.

January 25, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Summer Tips for Managing the Heat

Well, it's definitely summer in Australia and while our mates in Queensland are literally cooking eggs on their cars (not recommended), it's a good time to check in with loved ones and those who might be struggling today.

January 23, 2019| Healthcare News /

Motor Neuron Disease

Two Australians are diagnosed with motor neurone disease each day. While it is a devastating and terminal illness, when supported by a multidisciplinary team of health carers, people are living for longer.

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 20, 2019| Health and Wellbeing /

Life After Stroke

Recovery after a stroke can be daunting but, if we think about the potential we have to get back into life, we can overcome the inevitable tiredness and give it our best shot.

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.