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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.

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!

Remaining positive in the face of adversity

One day, virtually out of the blue, Shane's whole world changed.

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

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


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