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June 13, 2018| Epworth News / Our Community / Health and Wellbeing /

EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth

To mark the beginning of Men’s Health Week, the EJ Whitten Foundation and Epworth HealthCare yesterday announced the establishment of the EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth - a new centre dedicated to improving treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

June 8, 2018| Epworth News / Healthcare News /

2018 Research Week Awards Dinner

Last night we celebrated the 2018 Research Week Awards Dinner where 11 grant and four poster award recipients were announced. These grants will enable all of the recipients to put their research into action and steer the future of their chosen topics. 

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

Australian-First Paediatric Robotic Surgery

In an Australian-first paediatric procedure, Head and Neck surgeon Ben Dixon has successfully removed a patient’s rare, parapharyngeal clear-cell sarcoma using robotic surgery at Epworth Richmond.

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

Epworth’s new mental health research centre opens

Epworth HealthCare’s new mental health research unit, the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH), has officially opened with an intimate ceremony to mark the occasion.

May 30, 2018| Epworth News /

More robots for Epworth

We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!

May 9, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

How to Survive Flu Season

It often starts with feeling a little sleepy or lethargic and before you know it, you’ve got the flu and it’s too late! Find out how you can keep well this flu season.

May 8, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Bald, Bold and Beautiful

“Will I lose my hair?” is often one of the first things asked when discussing chemotherapy as a treatment option and the answer is, “Maybe”.

May 7, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Understanding Your Health in Another Language

Medical jargon can sound like a foreign language at the best of times, but imagine if your doctor was talking to you in a language other than the one you speak! Would you know what to do?

April 21, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Menopause Hormone Therapy

Feel like you’re living on your own private, 500-degree, hot sun? Women can have a rough trot when it comes to hormones! What is Hormone Replacement Therapy and how can it help?

April 21, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

The Sugar-High You Don't Want

A lot of people joke about a ‘sugar coma’ when indulging in too many sweets, but for some people it’s a very real risk. Find out what you need to know.

February 19, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Recognising concussion

People often think of concussion as blacking out or becoming unresponsive, but it can be much more, or less, than that. So, what actually is concussion?

February 19, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Taking a fall

We’ve all experienced feeling like we’ve got two left feet and tripped on nothing at all, but who is really at risk of having a fall?

February 19, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Sprains, fractures and dislocations

You've fallen over, you landed hard, you heard something pop and you think 'I’ve broken my ankle!' but, have you really?

February 9, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Stomach pain you shouldn’t ignore

There’s no one answer to tummy pain. You can get a stomach ache from eating too much, laughing too much or doing too many sit ups, but when should you worry about abdominal pain?

February 9, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

How to spot dehydration

We’ve all seen dehydrated fruit, right? The perfect snack! Apricots are typically around 81% water, falling just short of the human body which is about 75% water. When that balance is thrown off, it may be known as dehydration. So what is dehydration and what are the warning signs?