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25 May 2020

Busy patients embracing telehealth benefits

Putting precious time back into her already busy day has been an unexpected benefit of telehealth appointments for Karen Woodroofe’s as she participates in a rehabilitation program after surgery at St John of God Geelong Hospital.

20 May 2020

National Volunteer Week 2020

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week 2020 and the theme of ‘Changing Communities. Changing Lives’ we thank and acknowledge our volunteer caregivers at St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital and find out from them why they love volunteering.

20 May 2020

Caregiver upskilling to ICU and ED benefits whole Hospital

Caregivers at St John of God Murdoch Hospital have risen to the challenge of increasing their skill levels to work in the ICU and ED departments, which will create a flow on effect for all patients.

18 May 2020

What is a home-based withdrawal service?

Withdrawal, also known as detoxification, is an approach used to help people who have developed a physical or psychological dependence on drugs or alcohol achieve a substance free state.

18 May 2020

Telehealth launches to strong demand

In the first six weeks of offering telehealth across community mental health services, Raphael Services and alcohol and other drugs services (DAWN and SWCADS), St John of God Social Outreach has supported 76 percent of clients using telephone and secure videoconferencing technology.

15 May 2020

Young mums celebrate Mother's Day

Young mums from the St John of God Horizon House Young Mother and Baby Program Bendigo celebrated Mother’s Day with a special community donation.

14 May 2020

Murdoch launches first podcast

St John of God Murdoch Hospital has launched its first podcast, focussing on breastfeeding for new mums.

12 May 2020

St John of God Subiaco Hospital celebrates exceptional care this International Nurses Day

Tuesday 12 May marked International Nurses Day and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.

8 May 2020

Winner 2020 Australian Workplace Health and Safety Awards

Congratulations to Anne-Marie Thompson from St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital who has won Health and Safety Rep or the Year in the 2020 Australian Workplace Health and Safety Awards.

7 May 2020

Year of the Nurse and Midwife spotlight at St John of God Subiaco Hospital

Interview with Clinical Nurse Safety, Quality and Risk, Fleur Bushell.

6 May 2020

Maternity service evolves to ensure patients continue to receive compassionate care

As part of St John of God Subiaco Hospital’s COVID-19 management plan, a number of service updates have been introduced to ensure maternity patients continue to receive compassionate and safe care throughout their pregnancy and early parenthood journey.

5 May 2020

Free addiction support service now available online

From this week, the South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service (SWCADS) will be facilitating a free online addiction support service using Self-Management Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery.

4 May 2020

International Day of the Midwife 2020

Celebrating our St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital midwives.

4 May 2020

New maternity education hub for parents to be

St John of God Geelong Hospital is pleased to launch and offer maternity patients access to a new digital online learning hub, Nourish.

1 May 2020

New maternity education hub for parents to be

St John of God Berwick Hospital is pleased to launch and offer maternity patients access to a new digital online learning hub, Nourish.