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Catch up with Season 1 Miracle Hospital

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22 Jan 2018

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.

Filed under: Hospital

A new way to treat chronic pain

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4 Dec 2017

A new way to beat chronic pain will be trialled at St Vincent's, using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology.

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Surgical alternative for at-risk stroke patients

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30 Nov 2017

Dr Brendan Gunalingam from St Vincent's demonstrates how a surgical alternative to blood-thinning medication can help patients at risk of stroke.

Filed under: Hospital | Heart-and-Lung

The machine keeping heart attack patients alive

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28 Nov 2017

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.

Filed under: Hospital | Heart-and-Lung

Early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer

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22 Nov 2017

Early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer

Filed under: Hospital | Cancer

Breaking the hospital-homeless cycle

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14 Nov 2017

Breaking the hospital-homeless cycle

Filed under: Hospital | Mental-Health

Cutting opioid prescriptions given to patients on discharge

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8 Nov 2017

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.

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For Richer or Poorer

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18 Jan 2017

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 ...

Filed under: Hospital | Staff

Read the latest edition of St Vincent's Voice

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9 Jan 2017

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.

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Saving lives at St Vincent's

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30 Nov 2016

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.

Filed under: Hospital | Heart-and-Lung

Keeping you safe in hospital

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21 Nov 2016

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.

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Preparing for a stay in hospital

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14 Sep 2016

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.

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Visiting a loved one in Intensive Care

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20 Jul 2016

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.

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85 questions to ask your doctor

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9 Jun 2016

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.

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Visiting loved ones in hospital

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22 Apr 2016

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.

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