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Helping to meet the need for kidney transplants has led Austin Health to enter into a sister-renal program with an Indonesian hospital called Dr Kariadi.
Did you know that one in five Australians have disability?
They've been recognised for thinking of new ways to support patients, despite not being able to undertake their traditional roles in hospital.
Every year we celebrate our staff and their years of service to Austin Health.
So what can and can't be recycled?
Today is International Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day! So, what exactly does a Genetic Counsellor do?
Austin Health has celebrated a unique Remembrance Day with a difference - the first to ever coincide with NAIDOC Week.
A system developed by Austin Health that acts like an ‘ambulance service for patients in hospital’ and has been adopted around the world is celebrating 20 years of saving lives.
"I look forward to NAIDOC Week more than I do Christmas or New Years,” says Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Jacob Nelson who is a proud Bunjalung man.
Many have walked the wards of our hospitals before us. This Halloween we share a series of short stories on the urban legend of the grey nurse.
The COVID Positive Pathway program coordinates the care of COVID patients between Austin Health and its community and primary care partners.
By understanding and improving our health literacy, we can improve our health outcomes.
October is Telehealth Awareness Month and never before has telehealth been such an important part of the care provided to patients at Austin Health.
A global campaign to raise awareness and put an end to sexual assault and family violence.
Ground breaking research by Austin Health clinicians could improve the long-term survival rate for hundreds of thousands of patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery around the world each year by as much as 20%.
Divisional Director of Mental Health, Hannah Bloom says it's an important reminder to reflect on how we’re going.
Celebrating our award winners including Austin Medical Research Foundation’s Distinguished Scientist Professor Graeme Jackson.
Marcela Haralampidis is a bilateral below knee amputee and a passionate advocate for people with disabilities.
At the peak of the pandemic, neurology nurse Ben Metherell visited our dedicated COVID-19 Ward and took photos of his colleagues.
Our researchers are pushing boundaries and asking questions that could improve lives - explore their fascinating work online.
A five-year, world first study into mechanical ventilation by researchers from Austin Health could change the way millions of surgical procedures are performed around the globe each year.
Sepsis is a major health challenge that affects almost 50 million people around the world every year and is responsible for more 13% of all ICU admissions in Australia.
The Austin Health Cardiology team has come up with an innovative solution to ensure cardiac patients receive vital pacemaker checks during COVID-19 – the Pacemaker Car Park Clinic!
Austin Health Endocrinologist, Professor Ego Seeman AM, has been awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation’s prestigious President’s Award for his contribution to combating the disease.
Head of Stroke Unit, Professor Vincent Thijs is concerned that people are delaying treatment amid fears of catching COVID-19 in hospital
Leigh Elliott is a clinical psychologist at Austin Health and a fierce advocate for LGBTIQ+ youth. We spoke to him for Wear it Purple Day on August 28.
Bone marrow transplant recipients, Greg and Alan have supported each other through their treatment
“There were days we worked around the clock to get over 1,500 COVID-19 swabs into the system and off for processing.”
Even under Stage 4 restrictions, you can leave home to escape family violence, including after curfew or to travel more than 5km
Rosaria Groeneveld has worked as a PSA on Ward 7 East for 9 years and is now on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Austin Health has welcomed the findings of Safer Care Victoria’s review into the malfunction of our surgical washers that occurred in late 2019.
An Australian-first study led by Austin Health has found that 97% of people admitted to hospital with a low-risk allergy to penicillin were not actually allergic at all.
Our Medical Director, Mental Health, Dr Suzy Redston, has some expert tips to support you through the current lockdown period.
We've launched a new ‘Telehealth Hub’ allows our clinicians to run telehealth sessions at the same time in a safe and suitable environment.
Our sleep experts on how sleep is important for immunity, as well as for managing times of increased stress.
Our staff share how their pets are helping with their mental health and wellbeing during this time.
“Our Medical 3D printing lab is always looking to identify problems in the clinical realm and try to match-up engineering solutions.
Austin Health's new CEO, Adam Horsburgh, aims to build on strong foundation.
No matter what your health condition is, you should register as an organ and tissue donor and tell your family what your wishes are.
A new weblink is now available to help visitors get through the screening process at Austin Health sites more quickly.
Crazy Socks 4 Docs is a day dedicated to raising awareness for the mental health of doctors and all health workers.
To mark the end of National Reconciliation Week we’re celebrating the special connection between two remarkable Aboriginal women in our community.
June Breheny spent 32 nights in the Austin Health ICU after contracting COVID-19. The Today Show spoke to June about her journey and how the care from staff around Austin Health helped her to return home.
A free online training tool has been developed by Hand Hygiene Australia to help keep everyone safe as Australians start returning to work and going back to school.
New research from Austin Health and the University of Melbourne has found that patients with heart attack symptoms are waiting up to four times longer to present to hospital since the COVID pandemic began.
“It happened on March 19, 2020. You never forget the date,” said Nicole Gallacher’s husband Dave.
Austin Health is making changes to the way patients enter its Emergency Department to help manage the risk of COVID-19.
Patient Josh Ruff shares his story of virtual connection with Channel 9 news Melbourne.
Austin Health has announced the appointment of Mr Adam Horsburgh as its CEO.
Cameras captured the moment staff gave 94-year-old coronavirus patient, Maureen, a standing ovations as she left our COVID ward.
Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.