Perth Children’s Hospital finally opens after three years of contamination and disease scares

Perth Children’s Hospital finally opens after three years of contamination and disease scares

Updated May 12, 2018 18:05:03 Photo: Patients will begin arriving from Monday. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) The $1.2 billion Perth Children’s Hospital is finally about to open after three years of delays, lead and asbestos contamination and two legionella disease scares. The hospital, originally expected to open in August, 2015, …

Concept designs released for new ‘cultural landmark’ on old Royal Adelaide Hospital site

Concept designs released for new ‘cultural landmark’ on old Royal Adelaide Hospital site

Posted May 12, 2018 09:00:42 Photo: This design was submitted by Bjarke Ingels Group and JPE Design Studio. (Supplied: South Australia Government) Related Story: Aboriginal art gallery and hotel proposed for old RAH site Related Story: Contemporary art gallery ‘to become tourism drawcard’ in Adelaide Concept designs for a new …

Former prime minister Bob Hawke admitted to hospital

Former prime minister Bob Hawke admitted to hospital

Posted May 07, 2018 23:41:48 Photo: Mr Hawke’s representatives denied reports he had suffered a stroke. (ABC News: Marco Catalano) Australia’s former prime minister Bob Hawke was admitted to a Sydney hospital on Monday night. There have been various reports that Mr Hawke was hospitalised with pneumonia or from a …

Number of mental health visits to hospital for Victorian kids triples in seven years, study finds

Number of mental health visits to hospital for Victorian kids triples in seven years, study finds

Posted May 07, 2018 05:09:38 There has been a drastic rise in the number of young people seeking help for mental health issues at Victoria’s emergency departments, with many families unaware their children are suffering until they experience physical symptoms, an Australian-first study has found. The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute …

Aged residents unnecessarily sent to hospital emergency tackled in Queensland-first monitoring trial

Aged residents unnecessarily sent to hospital emergency tackled in Queensland-first monitoring trial

Updated May 06, 2018 14:03:31 A Queensland-first trial is helping reduce the stress and trauma suffered by aged-care residents who are unnecessarily taken to hospital emergency departments. Four aged-care facilities in Mackay and the Mackay Base Hospital have been running the Senior Early Assessment Team (SEAT) program for close to …

Perth Children’s Hospital opening date in doubt amid second legionella scare

Perth Children’s Hospital opening date in doubt amid second legionella scare

Updated May 05, 2018 12:08:13 Photo: The hospital’s opening has been delayed nearly three years. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) Potentially deadly legionella bacteria has been discovered at the Perth Children’s Hospital for the second time, plunging into doubt the long-delayed $1.2 billion facility’s planned opening later this month. In an …

Australian accused of spying James Ricketson transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia

Australian accused of spying James Ricketson transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia

Posted May 04, 2018 17:14:27 Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia with various health complaints as he awaits trial on espionage charges. James Ricketson is 69 years old and his months of detention in a cell with 140 other men are taking their …

2019 HMO2 Critical Care – St Vincent’s Hospital Australia – Melbourne

2019 HMO2 Critical Care – St Vincent’s Hospital Australia – Melbourne

Job Description: 2019 HMO2 Critical Care Stream     Opening Date: Tuesday 1st May 2018 Closing Date: Sunday 22nd July 2018 The critical care stream includes rotations through Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and Intensive Care in St. Vincent’s Hospital and other External Hospitals. The rotations are designed to provide a broad …

Repatriation Hospital plan torn up by SA Government, fulfilling key election promise

Repatriation Hospital plan torn up by SA Government, fulfilling key election promise

Posted May 02, 2018 14:16:27 Photo: The final group of patients moved out of the Repatriation Hospital in November last year. (ABC News: Isabel Dayman) Related Story: SA Liberals propose Oakden replacement on Repat site Related Story: Final patients moved as Adelaide’s Repat Hospital closes its doors South Australia’s new …

Mt Barker hospital death: Mother of Chrystal Ross searches for answers

Mt Barker hospital death: Mother of Chrystal Ross searches for answers

Updated April 30, 2018 19:04:25 Photo: Chrystal’s mother Michelle van Dyk (left) and Chrystal’s godmother Sabine Kloss outside of court. (ABC News: Sarah Hancock) Chrystal Ross died following a suicide attempt at the Mount Barker Hospital after being told she was going to be discharged. If you or anyone you …