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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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


Safe Haven Cafe provides virtual mental health support during lockdown

1 Sep 2020

The Safe Haven Cafe at St Vincent’s has come up with a clever way to stay connected with clients during Stage 4 restrictions


St Vincent’s Hospital on the Park leads new charge in Victoria’s collective fight against COVID-19

26 Aug 2020

St Vincent’s has welcomed patients at its newest hospital to help manage the escalating demand on Victoria’s healthcare system caused by the COVID-19 ...


Consensus survey identifies critical gaps in emergency healthcare across the Pacific Islands

18 Aug 2020

A Melbourne-led study has forged a plan for better emergency-care standards in the Pacific region to help emergency department teams operate more effe ...


Clinical trial looks to protect high-risk healthcare workers against COVID-19

11 Aug 2020

A drug traditionally used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis could hold the key to boosting disease-resistance in frontline medical staff and all ...


Congratulations Dr Winnie Tan, Winner of the TJ Martin Medal 2020

6 Aug 2020

Dr Winnie Tan has won the TJ Martin Medal, presented to the author of the best PhD thesis submitted by a St Vincent’s researcher during the past year.


Groundbreaking clinical trial tackles crippling effects of breathing with COVID

6 Aug 2020

A drug traditionally used to treat blood clots could be the answer to getting critical-care patients off ventilators sooner


Health Monitor steps up the fight against COVID-19

28 Jul 2020

A program focused on monitoring and supporting the health of COVID+ patients at home aims to provide a safety net for people at risk of return to hosp ...


Beating breast cancer with Artificial Intelligence

6 Jul 2020

A ground-breaking Australian study using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help improve and transform breast screening is set to benefit thousands of Au ...


ACMD appoints new CEO

2 Jul 2020

ACMD, Australia’s first hospital-based biomedical engineering research, development and education centre, has appointed its new CEO, Dr Erol Harvey.


Statement in response to external review

6 Jun 2020

In June 2020, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne commissioned an independent, external review of the experiences of two patients outside our Emergency De ...


Djarmbi companions: National Reconciliation Week

28 May 2020

St Vincent’s has a long history and commitment to the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.


Supporting the homeless to recover and isolate

27 Apr 2020

For 126 years, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has supported the poorest and most vulnerable in the community, including homeless people.


Wuhan hospital program helps high-risk patients avoid COVID-19

22 Apr 2020

Wuhan hospital program helps high-risk patients avoid COVID-19


Australia’s first psychedelic clinical trial commences recruitment

12 Feb 2020

Australia’s first psychedelic clinical trial commences recruitment


Leading the way in innovation and excellence

10 Oct 2019

Leading the way in innovation and excellence


Collaboration gives public patients first access to high-tech robotic surgery

21 May 2019

Collaboration gives public patients first access to high-tech robotic surgery


St Vincent's named in top 100 hospitals

21 May 2019

St Vincent's has been named in the top 100 hospitals in the world


Mushroom Trial for Dying

15 Jan 2019

DYING patients will be treated with psychedelic synthetic magic mushrooms under a medical trial aiming to ease the paralysing anxiety felt by palliati ...


Cosiest Morning Tea

21 Sep 2018

Cosiest Morning Tea


My Health Record

9 Aug 2018

My Health Record is a summary of an individual’s key health information that can be shared securely online between the individual and the registered h ...


Band practice at Prague House

3 Jul 2018

Prague St Vincent’s Hospital Prague House is home to 45 residents living with a mental health diagnosis and or an acquired brain injury. Many resident ...


BioPen receives funding to boost health innovations in Australia

18 Apr 2018

The Biopen project is 1 of 11 recipients of a $10 million grant announced by the Federal Government. Collaboratively developed by at St Vincent’s, Th ...


Inaccurate reporting creates further stigma for hep C patients

12 Feb 2018

St Vincent's Director of Gastroenterology Professor Alex Thompson and Burnet Institute’s Professor Margaret Hellard respond to media reporting of Aust ...


St Vincent's to celebrate 125 years of saving lives with an upcoming fun run

7 Feb 2018

St Vincent's to celebrate 125 years of saving lives with an upcoming fun run