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Horizon House Dianella caregivers with one of the first babies accommodated by the service

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  • Celebrating a landmark success in our capacity building work in Timor-Leste

    Medication safety has been a big focus for our International Health team who are working to build health care capacity in Timor-Leste.

    Date: 17.03.15
  • Jasmine's dream job

    Horizon House Wilson resident, Jasmine Mountford has landed her dream job as facilitator of the School Holiday Arts Program at Ronald McDonald House (RMH) Perth.

    Date: 12.03.15
  • New scientist joins capacity building team in Timor-Leste

    Brazilian-born Candice Lisboa has recently been appointed as a new medical scientist to the St John of God International Health pathology laboratory in Timor-Leste.

    Date: 06.03.15
  • New Country Manager joins the team in Timor-Leste

    Andrea Shaw joined the St John of God Social Outreach International Health team as the new Country Manager for Timor-Leste on 2 February 2015.

    Date: 03.03.15
  • Caregivers help to deliver a safer birthing option in PNG

    Nurse Unit Manager at St John of God (SJG) Berwick Hospital, Donna McKendry and Clinical Nurse at SJG Murdoch Hospital, Jodie Thompson recently visited Papua New Guinea (PNG) to assist with one of our Social Outreach International Health programs.

    Date: 19.02.15
  • PIMH professional development opportunities

    The Raphael Centres at Subiaco and Blacktown will each be holding events in the coming months to provide clinicians with important information surrounding Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH). Please see below for more information.

    Date: 19.02.15
  • Grand results for Grand Final winner

    The St John of God Social Outreach team would like to send a big congratulations to one of our Horizon House Broome residents, Brennon.

    Date: 13.02.15
  • Meet our national Timorese caregivers

    We are proud to call these local Timorese caregivers our colleagues. They work alongside our International Health team, who are based in Timor on long-term placements, to help build health care capacity in the region.

    Date: 30.01.15
  • Frozen lights the way for donation to Raphael Centres

    On 22 December we told you about Group Services caregiver, Larissa Johnston’s incredible Christmas lights display which was inspired by her three-year old son’s love of the popular Disney movie, Frozen.

    Date: 29.01.15
  • Ballarat caregiver brings life-saving support to East Timor

    Clinical Educator at St John of God (SJG) Ballarat Hospital, Barry Flynn has completed three secondments to East Timor to help build health care capacity in the country’s capital, Dili.

    Date: 29.01.15
  • Blacktown Raphael Centre secures award for groundbreaking antenatal research

    St John of God Health Care’s Blacktown Raphael Centre has been acknowledged for its groundbreaking antenatal psychosocial research as the only recipient of the Research Collaboration Award at the 2014 University of Western Sydney (UWS) Partnership Awards.

    Date: 13.01.15
  • Seeking survey participants

    St John of God Raphael Centre Subiaco is undertaking a world-first study into the Take Up of Postnatal Services (TUPS).

    Date: 05.01.15
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