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June 2019 – Department of Health & Human Services, Victoria, Australia

The road to recovery

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Western Health’s Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Sunshine has opened its doors to patients.

Monash advocate receives top prize

Monash advocate receives top prize story link jpegMonash Health Aboriginal health liaison midwife Tracey Stephens has been recognised in the 2019 HESTA Australian nursing and midwifery awards.

Podcasts open door on palliative care

Podcasts open door on palliative care story link jpegBarwon Health’s new weekly podcast series aims to break down the conversational barriers around dying, terminal illness and palliative care.

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Happy birthday two you

Patients, families, friends and staff have celebrated Monash Children’s Hospital’s second birthday.

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All aboard the management intern train

The Australasian College of Health Service Management is inviting applications for its Victorian Health Management Internship Program.

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Hospital staff celebrate diversity

Public healthcare services – including Northern and Eastern Health – have celebrated the international day against homophobia, biphobia, interphobia and transphobia (IDAHOBIT) day.

Health and Wellbeing

Building the best hospitals for patients
More Victorian patients will receive care they can count on with a record State Government investment in building and running hospitals.

Budget delivers world-class care
Victorians will have brighter smiles, better access to specialist appointments and world-class care in an emergency thanks to major investments in dental and health care in the Victorian Budget 2019/20.

Better mental health for more Victorians
The State Government is building on last year’s record mental health investment to give more Victorians experiencing mental illness better treatment and care, closer to home.

The road to recovery
Western Health’s Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Sunshine has opened its doors to patients.

Cancer centre for Echuca
A flagship new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre is another step closer with $6 million to build the new centre, which will completely overhaul chemotherapy and dialysis services at Echuca Regional Health.

Mongolian delegates absorb Victorian health service knowledge
Medical professionals from Mongolia have visited Victorian hospitals as part of a study tour to encourage shared learning.

Awards honour nurses and midwives
Victorian public healthcare services have celebrated the 2019 international day of the midwife and international nurses’ day.

Monash advocate receives top prize
Monash Health Aboriginal health liaison midwife Tracey Stephens has been recognised in the 2019 HESTA Australian nursing and midwifery awards.

Regulation, Health Protection and Emergency Management

Turning Point receives suicide monitoring project grant
Turning Point, Australia’s leading addiction treatment and research centre, is one of 20 organisations world-wide to benefit from the Google AI Impact Challenge.

 

 

 

 

General

Website to support regional burns care
Alfred Health’s burns team has launched a web resource to help regional clinicians care for patients with severe burns, once they return home.

Happy birthday two you
Patients, families, friends and staff have celebrated Monash Children’s Hospital’s second birthday.

Exhibition puts mental health into words
An art exhibition at the Dax Centre aims to help visitors develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of mental illness.

Call for senior nominations
Victorian are being encouraged to recognise contributions made to the community by nominating people for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.

DHSV judged world class
Dental Health Services Victoria has won the primary care prize as part of the prestigious Value-Based Health Care Centre Europe’s 2019 VBHC awards.

All aboard the management intern train
The Australasian College of Health Service Management is inviting applications for its Victorian Health Management Internship Program.

Hospitals help develop guardianship hub
An online service will help those needing to make and manage VCAT applications about guardianship, administration, medical treatment and powers of attorney.

One stop shop for Melton health needs
Melton families can now access world-class community health, mental health and family services under one roof.

Hospital staff celebrate diversity
Public healthcare services – including Northern and Eastern Health – have celebrated the international day against homophobia, biphobia, interphobia and transphobia (IDAHOBIT) day.

Public healthcare award nominations open
The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards are open to nominations.

Podcasts open door on palliative care
Barwon Health’s new weekly podcast series aims to break down the conversational barriers around dying, terminal illness and palliative care.

DHSV rolls out oral cancer screening
Dental Health Services Victoria is rolling out a program aimed at preventing and detecting oral cancer as early as possible.

Hepburn Health over the moon about rainbow tick
Hepburn Health is celebrating its recent Rainbow Tick Accreditation covering services at Daylesford, Creswick, Clunes and Trentham.

Recognition for volunteers
Victoria’s tireless health volunteers have been honoured for their important work enriching the lives of patients.

Suicide prevention trial for Macedon Ranges Health
Macedon Ranges Health has been selected as one of 12 trial sites across the state, as part of the Government’s Victorian Suicide Prevention Framework.

RWH’s rich history in the spotlight
The rich history of The Royal Women’s Hospital is on show at the University of Melbourne’s Medical History Museum.

AMA award for doctors’ health campaigner
A Melbourne cardiologist who single-handedly started an international movement to encourage doctors to openly discuss their mental health struggles is the recipient of the 2019 AMA President’s Award.

Northern Health helps to dignify community
Northern Health has installed a #Pinkbox Dignity Vending Machine.