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Latest News from the Foundation

The latest news articles from around our the Foundation and the St Vincent's hospital network can be found below. Click the buttons to read our current newsletter or access our past newsletter library.

Meet St Vincent’s Private’s newest recruit

We wanted to introduce Rosie, St Vincent's Private Melbourne’s new therapy dog.

Local community raises $100,000 for St Vincent’s Werribee

The 2022 Werribee Winter Ball was a resounding success, rasing vital funds for Werribee Hospital.

A Fond Farwell

After more than a decade working with St Vincent’s Hospital, CEO Angela Nolan, has sadly left.

World-first ICU device invention

Dr Barry Dixon has invented a world-first method to monitor oxygen levels in a patient’s brain.

‘Drug Runners’ ready to Run Melbourne

St Vincent’s Pharmacy has a team participating in Run Melbourne to support St Vincent’s.

St Vincent's ED Team go dry for July

Members of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Emergency Department (ED) team have opted to 'go dry'.

A transformative diagnosis provides quality of life

Ongoing treatment at St Vincent’s Werribee means Richard’s Hayes disorder is being controlled.

Bank First thanks our staff

The Bank First team visited our Fitzroy campus to say thank you to St Vincent’s staff

The Ian Potter Foundation supports vital research

A recent generous grant of $100,000 will enable the purchase of a microscope that will be the first ...

How a clinical trial gave Kellie her life back

Discover the very special gift St Vincent's Hospital's haematology team gave Kellie

Official on-site opening of Gidget House

St Vincent’s Private Fitzroy celebrated their partnership with the Gidget Foundation

Double award win

Adjunct A/Prof Helen Frazer’s ground-breaking research has been recognised with two awards

Laughter really is the best medicine

Nicholas Capper likes to look on the bright side. His positivity was shaken with a cruel diagnosis.

2022 Dame Quentin Palliative Care Scholarship Awarded

Discover this year’s recipient of the Dame Quentin Palliative Care Nursing Scholarship.

Innovative support for injured Ukraine civilians

St Vincent’s emergency physicians have helped develop instructional videos that could save lives

St Vincent’s in World’s Best Hospitals list

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has placed in the top five hospitals in Australia

Scrub ‘em up with love

Gorman Clothing is showing it's support for frontline staff with the colourful scrubs

Bank First Supports our Nurses

The inaugural Bank First nursing scholarships have been awarded to five deserving reciepients

Celebrating a new partnership with Genazzano

We are proud to announce an exciting collaboration

Shop to support

Australia’s iconic fashion brand, Cue, is supporting St Vincent's

A final thank you for two decades of care

Carmel Garazoni's family created a very special tribute in loving memory of her life

Kids ward receives gifts from Wyndham community

St Vincent's Kids Ward were the recipients of generous gifts donated via the Stockland Giving Tree

Happy 4th Birthday Werribee

St Vincent's Werribee Private is celebrating four years since opening its doors to care for patients

Generous donation for staff

GAMA Healthcare have generously provided a donation of over 60,000 hand sanitiser wipes

Happy Lunar New Year

1st February is Lunar New Year. This is a time for celebration!

The ICU team are lifesavers

Betty Mandarano credits the team at St Vincent’s for saving her life after she contracted COVID-19...

A gift with love

Christmas Day 2019 will be forever etched in the memories of Adrian and Shanesse. Find out why.

Talk to Me App

New app assists staff to communicate with patients from non-english speaking backgrounds

St Vincent's Private Hospitals ranked number 1 in Australia

A survey of Medibank Private patients saw St Vincent's Private Hospitals ranked first in Australia

Most Outstanding City Hospital in Australia

St Vincent’s has received an award at the Australian Patients Association National Awards

Thank you to our Corporate and Community Supporters

We wish to thank the corporate and community groups who generously supported our staff

Introducing an exciting new partnership

We are proud to announce the launch of our new partnership

Marvellous Macca is Top Dog

St Vincent's therapy dog, Macca, has been crowned ‘Top Dog with a Job’.

Supporting and recognising our staff

We wish to thank the 2021 Staff Award sponsors – Bank First, Hesta and Finsbury Green.

St Vincent’s Kids Ward - A Whole New World

The kids ward at St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne is a sight to behold.

Revolutionary, life-saving surgery

Graham will be forever grateful to the St Vincent’s Cardiology team because they saved his life.

Generous donation for vulnerable patients

Clothing company, UNIQLO, have donated 1,500 HEATTECH tops valued at over $29,500 to St Vincent’s ...

Corporate support to protect our staff

Generous support from our corporate partners enabled the purchase of state-of-the-art masks for our ...

Social distancing inspires team to go dry for July

Members of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne's Emergency Department went dry in July.

Life-changing surgery for some special children

St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne has donated life-changing surgeries for children from...

Going virtual to Run Melbourne

The cancellation of the Run Melbourne didn’t stop Prague House Health Care Worker, Ciera Dunne fro...

Celebrating the life of a loved one

Discover why the Sawaya family chose to ask for donations in lieu of flowers to celebrate the life o...

Hitting rock bottom... and deciding to RUN with it

JUST a few weeks from graduating from university after five years of studying Law and Commerce, Zara...

Cancer can strike in the most unexpected ways

For Germaine Symons a swim at the beach resulted in a devastating discovery.

The implant giving hope to Aussies with epilepsy

Professor Mark Cook and his team, have devised an implant at the ACMD that could be life-changing.

A brave battle

Souhail’s cancer journey began with virtually no warning signs. He was fulfilling his life-long dr...

ACMD world-first research in the media

Natalie Booth has been seizure-free for two years thanks to innovative treatment being developed by ...

The power of a united effort

Staff from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne 6th Floor created a team for Dry July 2020 and together...

See St Vincent’s Mission in Action

The Foundation hosted the Wrapped in Kindness Campaign in collaboration with Caulfield Grammar Schoo...

From asylum seeker to Aussie doctor

Rwandan doctor, Marc Dusengimana, and his family sought asylum in Australia. Discover his inspiring ...

Nurturing future leaders

Nurse Claire Hartmann secured a three-month internship with ACMD to focus on tissue engineering.

The Font - Special edition

We hope your enjoy the special year in review edition of The Font.

ACMD Board Chair Australia Day Award

Ms Brenda Shanahan has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

Keeping nurses connected

President of St Vincent’s Nurses Alumni (SVNA), Clare Dyer, shares her experiences.

St Vincent's invention

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne anaesthetist has invented an innovative oxygen mask.

Giving tree for St Vincent's

Stockland Point Cook is inviting shoppers to donate gifts for St Vincent’s Werribee.

The spirit of giving

The Mission teams at St Vincent’s public and private hospitals share the spirit of giving.

Opportunity to leave a lasting legacy

The rebuilding of the Caritas Christi Hospice is a rare opportunity to leave a lasting legacy.

Cancer care close to home

Point Cook resident Alison Smith thought turning 50 would mark a positive milestone.

Ground-breaking trial tackles breathing with COVID

A world-first trial led by St Vincent’s Hospital is using Heparin to help improve breathing.


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