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St Vincent’s Hospital is world renowned for its ground breaking medical research and cutting edge surgeries. From heart and lung transplants to robotic surgery and bionics, St Vincent’s has also become the last hope for many patients facing debilitating or life threatening conditions.
A new way to beat chronic pain will be trialled at St Vincent's, using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology.
Dr Brendan Gunalingam from St Vincent's demonstrates how a surgical alternative to blood-thinning medication can help patients at risk of stroke.
He was only 38 years old, but for a man who suffered a cardiac arrest and died on a city footpath, luck was on his side.
Early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer
Breaking the hospital-homeless cycle
When the pharmacy at St Vincent's Hospital alerted pain specialist Dr Jennifer Stevens to the "steep" year-on-year increases in the amount of opioid-based painkillers being prescribed to patients on discharge, she knew something had to change.
More than two years ago, Associate Professor Moore, Professor Ma and the transplant team embarked on a journey to bring stem cell transplant technology to Sri Lanka; making this life-saving procedure accessible to all Sri Lankans, no matter what their means. The expertise, training and support they brought to Sri Lanka has proven invaluable. But Professor Ma and his team also found the experience of being exposed to different perspectives, environments and cultures transformative. Here Professor ...
Read the latest edition of St Vincent's Voice, packed with great stories of what's been happening around the hospital, including our latest awards, new clinical trials and interviews with our staff.
Roger James was clinically dead for 31 minutes. Thanks to new life-saving technology, currently on trial at St Vincent's and RPA, he's now fighting fit and counting his blessings.
Our goal is to provide our patients with the safest possible care. Health care in Australia is among the best and safest in the world, but there are still risks when spending time in hospital. They include the risk of infection, a fall or a pressure injury (bedsore). Find out how we keep you safe during your hospital stay.
If your doctor has booked you in for a procedure at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney you may be wondering what happens next and when. Below is an outline of what you can expect.
It can be difficult to visit a loved on in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital. It usually means they are seriously unwell, and emotions can be running high. Here are answers to some of our most commonly asked questions about coming into ICU.
Here are 85 questions to ask your doctor or health care team to find out more about your health problem. The answers to them will help you to understand what your condition is, why you have it, what you need to do to get better and how to look after yourself.
It can be difficult to visit your loved one in hospital, but you can have a positive influence on their recovery. We encourage contact from family and friends during visiting hours. Remember these tips for your next visit, which will help the patient and hospital staff.