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19 July 2021 - Epilepsy researchers from Austin Health and University of Melbourne have secured almost $3 million in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund to discover the causes of the most devastating forms of epilepsy, called the developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs).
22 June 2021 - The Acting Premier, James Merlino, and the Minister for Medical Research, Jaala Pulford, visited Austin Health today to announce funding for a world-first, collaborative trial aiming to track superbugs using genomics sequencing.
22 March 2021 - Austin Health’s Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Kathy Whiteside, explains what Advance Care Planning is and why it’s so important. “Advance care planning gives people the opportunity to plan for their future care and medical treatment," says Kathy.
19 February 2021 - Our community is adaptable, strong and resilient. Divisional Director Mental Health, Hannah Bloom says that even though we’ve all been so resilient during the pandemic, it's ok to feel vulnerable and to feel challenged by everything that’s happening in the world right now.
16 February 2021 - For the last seven months, we have been working on a web improvement project to ensure content on our website is more accessible and easier to understand. This results in a much better user experience for our most important audience – our patients and visitors.
9 February 2021 - Trish Woodcock works as an Allied Health Assistant within Austin Health’s Social Work Department, and volunteers at the Office of the Public Advocate helping to safeguard the rights and interests of people with disability. It was only last year that Trish was inspired to create traditional Indigenous art.
25 January 2021 - We all experienced lockdown during 2020 but the staff in 7 East also endured 227 days working behind closed doors in Austin Health's COVID-19 ward. Our dedicated team wanted to thank the community for their support during the last 12 months.