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February 2024

Shaping the future of patient care in unison with our primary care partners

27 February 2024 - Developed in consultation with our key primary care partners, this Primary Care Strategy outlines what Austin Health will do over the next five years to improve the integration with primary care services in order to deliver better outcomes for our patients, community, staff and our health service.

Calling GPs to participate in the new Austin Health GP Reference Group

27 February 2024 - Are you a GP working in the Austin Health community? Do you want to have a say on how Austin Health can better deliver its services and engage with general practice? If yes, then the new Austin Health GP reference group may be for you.

A mother-son nursing legacy: Meet Saskia and Jordy

26 February 2024 - While Saskia has just celebrated 40 years since she commenced as a student nurse in the second last training group at the Austin School of Nursing, Jordy is celebrating his very first week as a Graduate Nurse at Austin Health! 

Our commitment to child safety

21 February 2024 - At Austin Health, we believe all children and young people have the right to feel safe and be always kept safe. To strengthen our commitment, we are proud to launch a video demonstrating this while also empowering children to speak to us about concerns.

Staff spotlight: Meet Rachael Lynch OAM

20 February 2024 - Today we celebrate Rachael Lynch, recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), a registered nurse, mental health advocate, international hockey player, Commonwealth Games gold medallist and dual Olympian.

Welcome to our new graduate nurses

13 February 2024 - We are so excited to have welcomed 210 new graduate registered nurses to Austin Health, in the last two weeks.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: A New Era for Sustainability

12 February 2024 - As we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we shine the spotlight on Jess, who seamlessly blends her roles at Austin Health with her passion for making a positive impact on the environment.

Tyler's cancer diagnosis at 22

5 February 2024 - Tyler was only 22 years old when he was diagnosed with Testicular Cancer. 

January 2024

Our herb production journey has begun!

25 January 2024 - Our herb production journey began last year when a Food Production Unit team member noticed staff cultivating strawberries in Ward 17 at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.

Meet Brayden Geary

18 January 2024 - Meet Brayden, our Charge Radiation Therapist (RT) and one of our in-house experts on the MR-Linac treatment machine.

Welcoming 65 new medical interns!

15 January 2024 - We're thrilled to welcome 65 bright minds embarking on their medical journey as first-year doctors at Austin Health!

Dougie at Repat

12 January 2024 - After months of planning and work, the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital is now home to “Dougie” - the ‘Stand To’ silhouette. The silhouette has been installed with the image projected onto the west end of the North Wing near Remembrance Garden.