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‘Now More Than Ever’: How our Aboriginal Health Liaison Manager strives for health equity and cultural safety

27 May 2024

‘Now More Than Ever’: How our Aboriginal Health Liaison Manager strives for health equity and cultural safety


St Vincent’s volunteer makes a heartfelt difference

21 May 2024

For the past three decades, Jenny Werner has volunteered at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and is proud to be part of a community bringing comfort to ...


Study investigating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy offers new hope for terminally ill patients

20 May 2024

A trial participant shares her journey with breast cancer and world-first St Vincent’s research


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne celebrates Nursing Excellence

10 May 2024

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) has held its annual Nursing Excellence Awards, recognising the merit and achievements of nurses from across our ...


Putting the compassion into patient care

29 Apr 2024

Jacinta Parsons reflects on her experience as a patient at St Vincent’s and the deep connection forged


New program helps support older adults experiencing mental health distress

12 Apr 2024

St Vincent’s has introduced a Victoria-first dog therapy program for people aged over 65 needing brief mental health intervention


New First Nations Advance Care Plan Workbook

9 Apr 2024

St Vincent’s is helping strengthen conversations around advance care planning with the First Nations community


Cancer forced Frankie to learn to speak again. Now he’s helping others find their voice

5 Apr 2024

Frankie mentors other laryngectomy patients at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, answering their questions about the recovery process and encouraging t ...


Call to end shackling of prisoners during end-of-life care

4 Apr 2024

A dignified death should be a right for everyone, including hospitalised palliative prisoner patients


Epilepsy patient now living seizure free

26 Mar 2024

Innovative monitoring technology used to map the seizure path in Danielle’s brain has helped give her a new lease on life


Specialised robotic equipment enabling SVHM surgeons to perform more minimally-invasive procedures

18 Mar 2024

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has welcomed a new addition to its surgical team – the da Vinci robot.


St Vincent’s specialists are working to treat hepatitis and ensure no one gets left behind

15 Mar 2024

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading centre for hepatitis treatment and research, where specialists are also upskilling the wider healt ...


A donor kidney gives patient the chance to be a mum

14 Mar 2024

After four years on dialysis Kristy Luong received the life-changing call she’d been waiting for


World-first 3D POEM endoscopy performed at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

27 Feb 2024

The world’s first 3D Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) has been performed by St Vincent’s Gastroenterologist, Associate Professor Bronte Holt, and a ...


Medical leech therapy used to assist with traumatic amputations

19 Feb 2024

Leeches have become a valuable treatment resource for the reconstructive surgical team at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne 


Study explores a novel way to highlight lung cancer during surgery

5 Feb 2024

St Vincent’s was a lead trial site in a project assessing how a fluorescing agent could be used to improve surgical accuracy in finding tumours


World-first clinical trial places St Vincent’s at the forefront of a new era in personalised medicine

25 Jan 2024

Researchers at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) are leading a world-first, multi-centre clinical trial of a personalised treatment approach that ...


Kidney transplant patient celebrates new year with new hope

23 Jan 2024

St Vincent’s has played a key part in giving a Warrnambool man a second chance at life


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s new cellular lab boosts Victorian blood cancer research

18 Jan 2024

A new cellular laboratory at SVHM is supporting the growth of haematology clinical trials.


A life-changing lesson

16 Jan 2024

Richard Thayer discovered first-hand why it’s important to never ignore warning signs when it comes your health


An update from St Vincent's Health Australia

29 Dec 2023

An update from St Vincent's Health Australia


A statement from St Vincent's Health Australia

22 Dec 2023

On Tuesday, 19 December 2023, St Vincent’s Health Australia began responding to a cyber security incident.


Arthritis drug offers potential therapy for Type 1 diabetes

19 Dec 2023

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne was a trial site in a study that hopes to improve life for people with early diagnosed Type 1 diabetes


Victorian Government backs brain monitoring technology led by St Vincent’s clinician-researcher

11 Dec 2023

Breakthrough Victoria invests $2 million in local medtech start-up aimed at improving health outcomes for brain injured patients


Excellence at St Vincent’s in 2023 - from clinical care to leadership

7 Dec 2023

Here are some of our highlights from 2023, which were selected as winners of our annual excellence awards.


Making sure our efforts don’t go to waste!

16 Nov 2023

Learn about how our ICU team is reducing soft plastic waste.


St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Heart Centre celebrates 10 years of bolstering public health and expert-led care

10 Nov 2023

The St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne centre has expanded capacity for patients while creating space for experts to turn research into practice.


Diabetes study examines better glucose management for Indigenous Australians

2 Nov 2023

St Vincent’s is a trial site for a study assessing how a wearable monitor could make glucose testing more accessible for First Nations patients with T ...


St Vincent’s haematologists use clinical trials to help blood cancer patients live longer

24 Oct 2023

A look at how St Vincent’s Clinical Haematology Unit is providing critical access to novel treatments.


Tailored dietary therapy improves diet satisfaction for IBD patients

17 Oct 2023

Dietary therapy personalised to patient symptoms and disease state are part of a new holistic approach to tackle inflammatory bowel disease


Allied Health professionals recognised with 2023 Excellence Awards

16 Oct 2023

Health care workers in Allied Health belong to many distinct specialities, each of which plays its own vital role in the health sector.


Tailored programs to support growth of Victoria’s medtech capabilities

12 Oct 2023

ACMD Academy consortium partners will be offering industry-aligned medtech education and training courses


Springtime hay fever, asthma and the importance of symptom management

11 Oct 2023

St Vincent’s clinicians are encouraging people to prepare for thunderstorm asthma season and remain vigilant for both asthma and hay fever symptoms.


Integrating healthcare and housing to improve patient outcomes

10 Oct 2023

A unique partnership aims to break the cycle of chronic homelessness, poor health, hospitalisation and return to homelessness.


Improving the standard of care for men with prostate cancer

3 Oct 2023

Access to a clinical trial has provided SVHM patients with access to a new form of treatment for advanced prostate cancer.


Proud to leading the way on improving accessibility

3 Oct 2023

SVHM has launched it's new Access and Inclusion Plan for People with Disability 2023-2025.


A new standard of care for elderly people with multiple myeloma

20 Sep 2023

St Vincent’s researchers have participated in a new study, exploring a treatment combination that can result in a longer, progression free survival fo ...


Grateful for a second chance – how CPR and defibrillation saved Shakeel’s life

16 Aug 2023

A cardiac arrest survivor has reunited with some of the first responders who came to his aid when he collapsed at Parliament Station, including a St V ...


Dr Laura Ross announced as the 2023 TJ Martin Award winner

10 Aug 2023

Presented to the author of the best PhD thesis completed by a St Vincent’s campus researcher during the past 18 months, this year’s TJ Martin Award ac ...


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne supporting Victoria’s post-pandemic recovery through more surgeries and better patient care

8 Aug 2023

A second surgical site is allowing St Vincent’s to deliver more surgeries to those who had their care deferred during the pandemic


Surgical training program has powerful impact for African communities

8 Aug 2023

A St Vincent’s-led initiative is helping to save lives of patients with heart disease in rural Africa


Study shows rate of sudden cardiac arrest in young people exceeds the demographic’s road toll

7 Aug 2023

A research project has used big data to establish a registry that identifies people at risk for cardiac arrest to help shape prevention and management ...


Call for action as diabetic kidney disease heads towards all-time high

29 Jun 2023

A report co-authored by a St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne clinician-researcher highlights the urgent need for an early screening program to help reduc ...


Meet the St Vincent’s team renowned for tackling skull base, head and neck tumours

26 Jun 2023

A look into what gives our Head & Neck unit its world-class reputation.


New Hub to boost Victoria’s medtech expertise

15 Jun 2023

The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery to house an Australia-first initiative supporting medtech skills growth


New study undertaken by St Vincent’s researchers reveals connection between homelessness and health outcomes

2 Jun 2023

The research study tracks the mortality outcomes of 6290 homeless, marginally housed or housed patients during a 16-year period


Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and Victorian Aboriginal Health Service   

1 Jun 2023

A commitment to improving the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who access our services   


‘There’s a whole web of us working to help our community’: Inaugural First Nations Clinic Liaison Nurse celebrates Mob

29 May 2023

Ahead of National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), we spoke with Lily Mercer to hear about how First Nations roles contribute to reconciliation ...


Clinical trial to explore the use of artificial intelligence to improve breast cancer detection

25 May 2023

A St Vincent’s-led research study assessing AI support in breast screening embarks on next stage


St Vincent’s clinicians feature in new film aiming to change how people think about palliative care

22 May 2023

The story is about embracing every moment and living the life you please until the very end.


World-first clinical trial places St Vincent’s at the forefront of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy

22 May 2023

Researchers are investigating the use of psilocybin, combined with psychotherapy, to treat depression and death-anxiety


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne nurses recognised with Nursing Excellence Awards

11 May 2023

Twenty-three finalists were recognised across five categories.


New Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Hub makes positive impact

26 Apr 2023

Co-located in St Vincent’s Emergency Department, the new Hub offers specialised and integrated care for patients in crisis


Study examines the use of healthy gut bacteria to treat Crohn’s disease

13 Apr 2023

A ground-breaking study that examines how faecal transplantation can help manage Crohn’s disease.


St Vincent’s Emergency Department Physicians recognised with national accolade

5 Apr 2023

Top honours earned by three St Vincent’s Emergency Physicians at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Awards


Surgery game-changer

27 Mar 2023

Transforming neurosurgery at St Vincent’s with a 3D, voice-activated robotic exoscope


New Clinical Research Fellowships named after two St Vincent’s clinicians

22 Mar 2023

New Clinical Research Fellowships named after two St Vincent’s clinicians


Construction starts on new Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery

9 Mar 2023

Building work is now underway on a $206 million biomedical engineering research facility at St Vincent’s


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne named in Australia and world’s best hospitals list

6 Mar 2023

Newsweek and global data firm Statista ranked over 2,300 hospitals in 28 countries using a mix of data sources.


Order of Australia recognitions 2023

30 Jan 2023

Order of Australia recognitions 2023


St Vincent’s wins Culturally Safe ED award

30 Jan 2023

Helping transform the Emergency Department into a more positive experience for our First Nations patients


New home-based care program bridges gap for patients with life-limiting illnesses

10 Jan 2023

St Vincent’s pilots a Hospital in the Home service for palliative care patients


Nurses celebrate three decades of friendship at St Vincent’s

14 Dec 2022

As the former Aikenhead home for trainee nurses is reimagined, two nurses reminisce on the building’s past and its bright future


New epilepsy research shows an increased chance of death for patients with declining medication-taking habits

5 Dec 2022

A St Vincent’s-led study has found epilepsy patients who deteriorate in medication taking greatly increase their risk of dying


Study assesses novel way to manage alcohol dependence and depression

29 Nov 2022

Research using experimental psychedelic drug-assisted therapy assesses effectiveness to tackle alcohol use disorder with an alternative treatment appr ...


Melbourne researchers work on artificial skin solution 

7 Nov 2022

A collaborative project led by St Vincent’s and RMIT University aims to create a model that is capable of producing a biofabricated material with simi ...


New program introduced to train surgeons from rural Kenya 

17 Oct 2022

A St Vincent’s led international fellowship is helping upskill doctors from the African outback in life-saving surgical techniques  


Caritas Christi: One Year On

7 Oct 2022

Caritas Christi celebrates one year of operation following major redevelopment


Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes appointed Centre for Excellence

3 Oct 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes has successfully been appointed as a Centre for Excellence by the National ...


Stem cell research to enable cartilage regeneration receives major funding boost

30 Sep 2022

Multi-million-dollar grant awarded to a study focused on helping people with musculoskeletal disorders


Associate Professor Connell wins Outstanding Clinician Award of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia 2022

19 Sep 2022

Gastroenterologist, Associate Professor William Connell, has been awarded the Outstanding Clinician Award by the Gastroenterological Society of Austra ...


Better Health and Housing Program provides beds to those most in need

13 Sep 2022

Providing people experiencing chronic homelessness and associated poor health with secure and safe accommodation


Gastroenterologist awarded VCCC Alliance Inaugural Tony Burgess Medal

7 Sep 2022

Gastroenterologist awarded VCCC Alliance Inaugural Tony Burgess Medal


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne announces new Chief Executive

31 Aug 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne announces new Chief Executive


Construction firm appointed to build new Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery

18 Aug 2022

Celebrating another milestone for the ACMD project


Dr Chamara Basnayake awarded the 2022 TJ Martin Medal

4 Aug 2022

Dr Chamara Basnayake awarded the 2022 TJ Martin Medal


Tailoring care for cancer patients

1 Aug 2022

Precision medicine is opening more doors to personalised treatments


St Vincent’s former home for trainee nurses gets an exciting new lease on life

28 Jun 2022

Demolition of the Aikenhead Wing at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is now underway in preparation for construction of the new Aikenhead Centre for Me ...


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 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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ac ...


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


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 Contact Form

15 Jan 2019

Mushroom Trial Form


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


St Vincent’s opens Australia’s first Preconception and Pregnancy IBD Clinic

26 Oct 2017

The Preconception and Pregnancy Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialised clinic has been established to ensure women with IBD who are pregnant or consid ...


World-first 'Fitbit for the brain'

11 Jul 2017

World-first 'Fitbit for the brain'


Aboriginal Health at St Vincent’s

3 Jul 2017

Aboriginal Health at St Vincent’s


Experts urgent message to GPs over Hep C treatment

19 Jun 2017

Experts urgent message to GPs over Hep C treatment


Researchers hoping to begin BioPen clinical trials in three years

26 May 2017

Researchers hoping to begin BoPen clinical trials in three years


"Volunteers in Focus" photo exhibition

2 May 2017

St Vincent’s is celebrating our wonderful volunteers, with this very special photographic exhibition showcasing the many varied roles of volunteers ac ...


Immediate access to world-class cancer treatment for central Melbourne

12 Dec 2016

Melburnians in need of radiation therapy (also known as radiotherapy) now have the choice of immediate access at the city’s newest radiotherapy servic ...


Vale John "Jack" Mackay AM

11 Oct 2016

It is with sadness that I pass on the news that Jack Mackay died on Sunday evening after a 3 year battle with cancer. He is remembered by his many fri ...


Welcome to the new BioFab Centre

6 Oct 2016

The new BioFab Centre at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne was launched on Thursday 6 October.


St Vincent's is Celebrating

5 Oct 2016

St Vincent's is celebrating! On Wednesday 5 October our main hospital turns 21.