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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022

14 Jun 2022

Congratulations to the following current and former members of the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne community who were recognised in this year’s Queen ...


Artificial pancreas project scoops national award

10 Jun 2022

Professor David O’Neal has been presented a prestigious Milennium Award from Diabetes Australia


Clinicians reimagine healthcare in new innovation program

3 Jun 2022

Clinicians reimagine healthcare in new innovation program


Life changing medicine to be listed on the PBS, providing hope for those with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

30 May 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne currently provides Australia’s largest adult nusinersen service, with 12 adults now receiving treatment and another fi ...


Specialised help for women with IBD to manage safe pregnancies

19 May 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne opened the doors to Australia’s first Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) IBD Pregnancy Clinic in September 2017


Dr Helen Frazer named Innovator of the Year at Women in AI Awards

19 May 2022

Dr Helen Frazer has received the top accolade at the 2022 Women in AI Awards for her work in leading globally unique breast cancer screening research.


The Ian Potter Foundation awards $2.5 million grant to ACMD

17 May 2022

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research has secured a substantial funding boost from The Ian Potter Foundation towards the Aikenhead Centre for Med ...


Injured Ukraine civilians saved…from a world away

12 May 2022

Two St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne emergency physicians have played a leading role in the development of instructional videos that could save lives i ...


Scholarship awarded to palliative care nurse Emily Hicks

2 May 2022

St Vincent’s nurse Emily Hicks is this year’s recipient of the Dame Quentin Bryce Postgraduate Scholarship in Palliative Care Nursing.


New national research centre puts the spotlight on diabetes

26 Apr 2022

St Vincent’s is one of three major hospitals helping forge new health solutions at the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations


Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery gets building go-ahead

12 Apr 2022

St Vincent’s to be home to new state-of-the-art biomedical research centre


The End of an Era for the St Vincent’s Vaccination Centre at the Royal Exhibition Building

25 Mar 2022

The End of an Era for the St Vincent’s Vaccination Centre at the Royal Exhibition Building


Global biotech firm to establish new research facility at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

17 Mar 2022

The hospital-based research lab will enable InterVenn BioSciences to further its work using artificial intelligence for early cancer detection


Congratulations Professor Michelle Dowsey

25 Feb 2022

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Dowsey, who has received an academic promotion to Professor because of her research work and academic achievemen ...


Congratulations Professor Sue-Anne Mclachlan

25 Feb 2022

We want to extend a warm congratulations to Professor Sue-Anne Mclachlan on being appointed as a Clinical Professor by the University of Melbourne.


The Birdman of St Vincent’s

14 Feb 2022

A patient finds a very special way to say thank you to hospital staff and bring continued comfort to those in our care


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne rallies with the community to deliver half a million COVID-19 vaccinations  

11 Feb 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has now administered more than half a million COVID-19 vaccination doses across its vaccination programs


New research underway to regrow nerves using specially made 3D structures

31 Jan 2022

A collaborative research team is harnessing the human body’s natural regeneration potential to assist with nerve damage repair


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.