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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.

Help us bring patients the joy of music

This Dry July, we’re aiming to raise $40,000 to fund a music therapist for cancer patients at St V...

A gift to benefit future generations

Bob and his wife Julie made a generous donation to the Neuroscience team at St Vincent’s to purcha...

Harnessing knowledge to tackle huge challenges

Kashi Ross Thris’s cancer journey actually started with a dream. She remembers hearing the words, ...

The 2024 Dame Quentin Bryce Palliative Care Scholarship

We are delighted to announce the 2024 recipients of the Dame Quentin Bryce Postgraduate Palliative C...

Sisterhood Gala – a brilliant gathering

The annual Sisterhood of St Vincent’s Lunchtime Gala, held at The Glasshouse, was hailed ‘a bril...

St Vincent’s nurse clocks up four years going dry in July

Jess and her 6 West team are doing Dry July to raise funds for their patients.

Love & staying positive conquers all

Ruth South shares the special reasons why her family supports the Dry July campaign.

First Nations cancer patients find solace in comfort quilts

Generous donors have provided funding for renowned indigenous artist Aunty Marleen Young Scerri to c...

Nurturing tomorrow's caregivers

St Vincent’s Foundation partner, Bank First, was proud to recognise and support St Vincent’s Pri...

Breakthrough program thanks to a generous grant

The William Buckland Foundation has supported the establishment of a First Nations Mental Health Wel...

Long Table Lunch raises $67,000 for St Vincent’s

Thanks to the generosity of everyone who attended, we are proud to announce that an impressive $67,0...

Students provide enduring support for St Vincent’s

Students from St Columba's College in Essendon have remained dedicated to supporting St Vincent’...

A special reunion

Four years ago, Betty Mandarano spent six weeks in ICU on a ventilator in an induced coma with sever...

The life-saving wonders of robotic surgery

Discover how St Vincent's robot assisted surgery transformed a Queensland woman's life.

Donors share why they support the ACMD

Our donor community is vital for our success at the ACMD.

Generous donors give a gift that keeps on giving

Six dedicated nurses from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s 10 West Neurosurgical ward were give...

Something on the brain

A brain tumour diagnosis had life-changing impact for Richard Thayer.

Bunnings and Taubmans transform BETRS clinic courtyard

Big thanks to Bunnings Collingwood and Taubmans Paint for blitzing the BETRS Clinic outdoor space.

Hormone testing service receives support from Pfizer

Renowned global pharmaceutical company Pfizer is supporting St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s En...

Your support is helping prostate cancer patients

Your support is helping to ease the mental burden for prostate cancer patients.

Toys bring joy to St Vincent’s smallest patients

A donation of soft toys from Bakers Delight has lifted the spirits of patients at St Vincent’s Chi...

Smartsalary provides valuable support

St Vincent’s STAR Peer Support Program has celebrated a milestone of 25 years.

Fitness Passport supports staff wellbeing event

Fitness Passport was the perfect partner to support the Shake It Off staff event.

A love that will last beyond a lifetime

Chelsea and Brock first met at the tender age of 16. She was instantly attracted to Brock’s outloo...

Generous upgrades benefit The Cottage residents

Generous donations to The Cottage from SONIQ and Bunnings Collingwood have lifted the spirits of sta...

The great Bunnings bake sale

The digital team at Bunnings recently put their culinary expertise to the test, holding a bake sale ...

Thanks to our donors, St Vincent’s welcomes BabyCam

Birthing teams in Fitzroy are excited to welcome innovative technology that will give mothers visual...

Bank First celebrates St Vincent’s nurses

2023 marks the second year Bank First is supporting St Vincent’s nurses by providing scholarships ...

Stunning new maternity suites are coming!

New private hospital towers has many benefits for new mothers and their babies.

A loving tribute to a great man

Elaine Arrigo and her husband Nino were destined to be together. Both were born in Werribee and prac...

Men supporting men to ease the burden of cancer

This Father’s Day you can help ease the mental stress for patients going through prostate cancer t...

A true appreciation of engineering and medicine

Philip Spry-Bailey has had a long and illustrious association with St Vincent’s Hospital, dating b...

A celebration of two very special nurses

We recently celebrated nursing excellence at St Vincent’s with a very special award

Turning pain into laughter

Comedian Nick Capper is sharing his very personal cancer experience in a very public way.

12 months on and still going strong

When we first spoke to Kellie 12 months ago; she had been through the wringer!

A brother’s legacy brings life to ACMD

The bond between Yvonne Clements and her brother, Alf Hughes, was unbreakable. He was more than her ...

Free lecture with internationally celebrated cardiologist

Join Professor Russell White as he shares his experiences as a cardiac surgeon in Keyna.

An exciting new chapter

St Vincent's cancer patient, Germaine Symons, has received not one but two pieces of very exciting n...

Celebrating a Werribee philanthropist

Ori is a local business leader and Chair of St Vincent’s Werribee Private Hospital Committee.

The Sisterhood Gala does it again!

The 10th anniversary of the Sisterhood of St Vincent’s Lunchtime Gala was simply the best!

Generous gift will fast track the future of breast screening

MECCA M-POWER has provided a generous gift to support Helen Frazer’s globally unique research.

Oncology nurse inspires support for Dry July

Cameron is giving alcohol in July to raise money for his patients.

A committment to Indigenous patients and staff

St Vincent's aims be the health service provider & employer of choice for First Nations people.

Community generosity brings people closer

Thanks to donors like you, Caritas Christi is now the proud owner of a brand new cuddle bed.

Two recipients receive nursing scholarship

The Dame Quentin Bryce Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship has been awarded to two recipients.

Pioneering project for people experiencing homelessness

Thanks to generous funding, an accommodation project is being explored.

Your support brings the latest technology to St Vincent’s

Generous donations have helped St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne to become the first public hospital...

Long-table lunch raises $60,000 for St Vincent’s Werribee

The very first Long Table Lunch held at Shadowfax Winery was a huge success.

Honda Foundation grant provides new wound care therapy

New grant funding has enabled the purchase of the newest techniques in wound healing therapies.

Key businesses get behind St Vincent's Private Gala event

Thank you to the businesses who are supporting the St Vincent's Private Hospital Gala Dinner.

New grant brings breast care database to life

A generous grant the Collier Charitable Fund has enabled the creation of a Victorian first database.

Palliative Care Nursing Research Fund Recipient

Dame Quentin Bryce Research Scholarship awarded to St Vincent’s Alysia Coventry.

Generous local sponsors get behind Werribee event

The anticipation is building for the very first sold-out Long Table Lunch at Shadowfax Winery on 1...

A commitment to family and the community

Family and community spirit motivated the Cilmi family to make a donation to St Vincent’s Werribee

International surgeon training program

An St Vincent's led international training program aims to upskill doctors from rural Kenya.

Generous donor honours her parents’ memory

Caritas Christi in Kew has a special meaning for Ellen Lew and her family.

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


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