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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.

Werribee locals make a difference to their community

Werribee is a very special place for Adrian and Amanda Williams.

A symbol of lasting friendships and great memories

Over the decades, the Aikenhead Wing was home to thousands of trainee nurses at St Vincent’s.

Podcast profiles St Vincent’s women

The She Knows It podcast celebrates the work and careers of women who work in STEM and Health.

Doctor’s important legacy for the next generation

Dr Anthony Poon is excited about a big change that is happening at St Vincent’s Private Hospital

A tribute to a beloved brother

Dominic Bonadino was inspired to write a book about his family to honour his brother, Ralph

The gift of movement

St Vincent's Young Adult Complex Disability Service (YACDS) has received a very special gift.

ACMD supporters make a tangible impact

Support for the ACMD continues to gain momentum with a generous donation of $150,000

Purchase art to support St Vincent’s breast health service...

Bid today for art, jewellery & sporting memorabilia donated from private collections

New podcast profiles key St Vincent’s women

The Genazzano Institute has launched a podcast series featuring women from St Vincent's

Thank you for supporting our staff

Thank you to our generous sponors and winners of the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Staff Awards

Dry July 2022 - a great result

Dry July raises over $32,000 for St Vincent’s Hospital’s Cancer Centre patients

Special motivation to run the Melbourne Marathon

Tess Herron is taking part in the Melbourne Marathon for the first time to raise money for a special...

An instant and truly special bond

Fate brought two special little boys together and has united their families for life.

Construction has commenced

Construction has officially begun on the state-of-the-art Fitzroy Private Hospital redevelopment.

A fitting celebration for a great entertainer

Tony Cursio was a born entertainer. He was known not only for his excellent singing skills but also ...

A long-awaited celebration

After a three-year hiatus, the St Vincent’s Nursing Alumni event made a triumphant return.

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.

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