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Onco-Geriatric service provides specialised care for cancer patients

24 Jan 2022

When Tony Mason, was diagnosed with cancer in July, he thought it meant regular travel from his home in Tatura, in Greater Shepparton, to Melbourne to ...


ACMD launches National Assembly

21 Dec 2021

A group of highly-respected national identities join forces to spread the word about one of Australia’s most exciting medical research initiatives


Palliative care is not just about death and dying

16 Dec 2021

Current misconceptions that still surround palliative care mean the many Australians are missing out.


New 3D mammography and ultrasound machines for Breast Cancer Services

2 Dec 2021

A hi-tech suite of breast imaging equipment is providing patients with convenient one-stop assessments at St Vincent’s


Dr Skye Kinder inducted to the 2021 Victorian Honour Roll of Women

22 Nov 2021

This month, the Minister for Women, Gabrielle Williams, announced the inductees to the 2021 Victoria Honour Roll of Women.


Congratulations Sharmalie Wijesinghe – Finalist in Excellence in Generalist Palliative Care

16 Nov 2021

Sharmalie Wijesinghe was nominated for the Palliative Care Award and became a finalist and the only nurse in the General Palliative Care category from ...


St Vincent’s war veteran remembered

11 Nov 2021

COVID-19 frontliners honour World War I nurse who served during the Spanish Flu pandemic.


Professor Peter Hudson awarded National Health and Medical Research grant

4 Nov 2021

A highly esteemed National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) grant has been awarded to Professor Peter Hudson, Director of St Vincent’s Hospital Mel ...


Click-and-collect BreastScreen service proves a success

21 Oct 2021

A popular retail-based breast screening clinic overcomes a major lockdown hurdle


St Vincent’s strengthens support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients

14 Oct 2021

A new team of Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officers will help provide culturally safe healthcare and better referral pathways for Indigenous patients.


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne takes COVID-19 vaccinations directly to those in need

8 Oct 2021

With the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout progressing at pace, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is leading a mobile outreach initiative to ens ...


Neo-Bionica lab opens at St Vincent’s

29 Sep 2021

A new facility designed to locally create medical devices for clinical trials aims to fast track development.


A tiny implant could hold the key to improving treatment of pancreatic cancer

24 Aug 2021

The tumour-targeting implant is being explored by an Australian research team in a world-first project


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne opens new Drive-Through Vaccination Centre in Campbellfield

22 Aug 2021

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has partnered with the Department of Health and Hume City Council to open a new drive-through COVID-19 Vaccination Cen ...


Congratulations Le Truong – 2021 recipient of the Bonnie Boezeman AO Leadership in Nursing Scholarship

16 Aug 2021

A nationally sought-after scholarship in healthcare leadership has been awarded to a St Vincent’s nurse


Dr Wilson Castillo-Tandazo awarded the 2021 TJ Martin Medal

6 Aug 2021

A PhD study investigating a targeted protein treatment to improve the survival rate of bone cancer patients earns accolade at ACMD Research Week


AI could be the key to transforming breast cancer screening

2 Aug 2021

A team of Australian researchers is investigating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse mammograms for better breast screening outcomes


COVID-19 exposure at Fitzroy campus

20 Jul 2021

On Friday 16 July, a positive case of COVID-19 attended St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s Fitzroy campus.


New AI tech for early detection of prostate cancer

9 Jul 2021

Researchers have developed a diagnostic tool that can spot prostate cancer before patients have any symptoms, using artificial intelligence to analyse ...


Changing the conversation on bowel health to save lives

30 Jun 2021

One month out from her 29th birthday, Jody Horne was diagnosed with stage-two bowel cancer.


Cardiovascular admissions decline – especially for patients with diabetes

21 Jun 2021

More aggressive treatment may be resulting in better outcomes


New program to boost the diversity of participants in clinical trials

20 May 2021

A joint study between St Vincent’s and the University of Melbourne aims to break down deep-seated barriers for improved research results.


Congratulations to the Ann Cook Clinical Nursing Scholarship recipients

17 May 2021

The Ann Cook Scholarship fund was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance to St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne clinical nurses who had under ...


Dr Skye Kinder named in Forbes’ Magazine’s 30 under 30

6 May 2021

Dr Skye Kinder, Psychiatry Registrar at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, has broken many barriers to be named in this year’s Forbes’ Magazine’s 30 Und ...


A Novel Treatment for a Serious Rare Inherited Blood Disorder

5 May 2021

There was no effective treatment WHIM syndrome, a rare congenital immune deficiency, but Dr Frank Firkin, a Haematologist at St Vincent’s, is leading ...


Wrapped in Kindness: Students unite to help Melbourne’s needy

28 Apr 2021

A group of Caulfield Grammar students volunteered their time on the school holidays to support people experiencing chronic disadvantage.


Hope grows for epilepsy patients as clinical trial enters next phase

1 Apr 2021

An Australian-led research project is another step closer to becoming a widely accepted treatment for people with severe refractory epilepsy


Breaking down barriers

24 Mar 2021

An internship at ACMD allowed a Melbourne nurse studying biomedical engineering the chance to explore how bridging skills can enable greater success i ...


Virtual reality brings patients closer to home during COVID-19

10 Mar 2021

Virtual reality brings patients closer to home during COVID-19


New Kew aged residential facility Berengarra ready to be called home

1 Feb 2021

St Vincent’s new state-of-the-art Aged residential facility, Berengarra, in Kew is ready to open doors to residents.