News archive

19 Sep 2023

Three roles, one passion

Registered Nurse, Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer and Aboriginal Research Coordinator, Shaydeen Stocker provides a glimpse into the varied career she has carved out over the past five years at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospital.

18 Sep 2023

Student placements bring big benefits to community mental health

Students on placement in workplaces not only gain confidence in their practical skills, they also bring a range of learned experience and new perspectives. Below we explore how some of our community mental health services – and ultimately clients - benefit from this two-way street.

18 Sep 2023

Local Bunnings team creates tranquil outside environment for palliative care and oncology patients

Thanks to the support of the local Subiaco Bunnings store, patients being cared for on St John of God Subiaco Hospital’s palliative care and oncology ward can now spend precious time with family and friends outside in beautiful surroundings.

15 Sep 2023

Pioneering allied health research

St John of God Health Care is leading the way in allied health research thanks to a pioneering study, recently published in a national health care journal.

8 Sep 2023

Hawkesbury Director of Nursing David Simmonds retires after 47 years of nursing

David Simmonds, who has been the Director of Nursing, Community and Midwifery at Hawkesbury District Health Service for the past five years, retires after more than 46 years as a nurse.

7 Sep 2023

Students artistic talents on show

The winners of the 2023 St John of God Health Care visual arts scholarships have been announced.

6 Sep 2023

St John of God Subiaco Hospital introduces the Tiny Star Beads Program for its littlest patients

To help bring joy and encouragement to babies and their families being cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), St John of God Subiaco Hospital recently became the first hospital in Western Australia to introduce the Tiny Star Beads Program.

6 Sep 2023

‘By mums for mums’: postnatal arts group breaks new ground

In a first for WA, and possibly Australia, St John of God Raphael Services is this month launching a support group for new mums experiencing postnatal depression and/or anxiety, facilitated by a mum who has been there herself and using creative methods for self-expression.

4 Sep 2023

Womens Health Week

St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital is pleased to present a series of free educational sessions during Women’s Health Week hosted in our new Pregnancy, Baby and Beyond Clinic.

4 Sep 2023

Is there a link between body image and self-compassion among new mums?

This is the question doctors Zara Zia and Min Loo are exploring as they present at the Marce Society and Helen Mayo House Joint Perinatal Mental Health Conference in Adelaide this week.

4 Sep 2023

A spectacular night in support of breast cancer awareness

St John of God Geelong Hospital hosted their inaugural Pink Ball to raise funds for breast cancer services.

4 Sep 2023

Cardiology updates for General Practitioners

St John of God Geelong Hospital saw over 30 General Practitioners attend a Cardiology event in August.

4 Sep 2023

Christmas in July Soiree

St John of God Geelong Hospital hosted a ‘Christmas in July’ event to network with Specialists and General Practitioners in the area.

4 Sep 2023

One year and counting

St John of God Geelong Hospital Food Services team celebrates a year of hard work and dedication.

1 Sep 2023

Horizon House recognised with Catholic Health Australia Award

We are delighted to announce that St John of God Horizon House was recognised for its commitment to the healing ministry of Jesus through delivery of an innovative service that improves the health status of the vulnerable and marginalised at this year’s Catholic Health Australia Awards, held on 29 August, as recipient of the Outreach Health Care Award.