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  • Multi-organ transplant a world first

    Surgeons at Austin Health have performed the world's first combined intestinal, duodenum, pancreas, liver and kidney transplant in a person with cystic fibrosis to save the life of Steph Dundas.

  • The Wellness Walk and Research Run is on Facebook

    The annual Wellness Walk and Research Run raises awareness and funds for research breakthroughs and wellness programs at the ONJ Centre. Follow on Facebook to keep up with news and event notifications in the lead up to the WW&RR on September 17 2017!

  • Sending our support and best wishes to Olivia Newton-John

    The Austin Health Board, management, staff and patients send support and best wishes to our good friend, Olivia Newton-John as she commences treatment for the relapse of breast cancer.

  • Medicinal cannabis effective for severe childhood epilepsy

    Children with the Dravet syndrome who were given cannabidiol experienced a reduction in convulsive seizures from 12.4 to 5.9 per month - and 5 per cent of the children became entirely seizure free, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found.