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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.


From asylum seeker to Aussie doctor

12 Jan 2021

A young Rwandan doctor who moved to Australia to further his medical studies was later forced to abandon his homeland but has found refuge here, and a new start at St Vincent’s


Improving breathlessness for people with severe lung disease forms new study focus

18 Dec 2020

Associate Professor Natasha Smallwood awarded inaugural VALE Post-Doctoral Fellowship to investigate ways of making breathing easier for a vulnerable group of patients.


New plan to expand delivery of care to cancer patients

1 Dec 2020

New plan to expaA bold strategy developed by SVHM’s Cancer Services team will extend care for patients beyond the hospital walls and offer improved access to vulnerable communities nd delivery of care to cancer patients


St Vincent’s Health Australia network outage

1 Nov 2020

A network outage is currently affecting IT and telephone systems within St Vincent’s Health Australia. This includes St Vincent’s Melbourne Public and Private Hospitals.


Centre for Palliative Care awards inaugural PhD studentship

26 Oct 2020

Melbourne nurse receives backing to investigate better bereavement support for families of patients in Intensive Care Units.


New telehealth approach to treat high risk foot problems

21 Oct 2020

St Vincent’s High Risk Foot Service has taken a giant step forward in providing improved access to regional patients


St Vincent’s prison hepatitis team earns state accolade

13 Oct 2020

A nurse-led program receives high praise at Hepatitis Victoria’s annual awards for its valued contribution towards reducing hepatitis among people in custody


Australian-led clinical drug trial investigates way to safeguard healthcare workers against COVID-19

13 Oct 2020

A drug commonly used in the treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis may be the answer to protect frontline healthcare workers from contracting the coronavirus.


Managing the wellbeing of healthcare workers during COVID-19

1 Oct 2020

St Vincent’s is on the front foot with an action plan designed to protect the health and wellbeing of staff in the grip of the global pandemic