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  • Steph Amir reveals ordeal with Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • 20 November 2017
  • Article downloaded with thanks from the Preston Leader It was early September when Steph Amir’s feet started to tingle. Then came, muscle aches, fatigue and weakness in her limbs. The Darebin councillor tried to soldier on at

  • Determined to keep running
  • 16 November 2017
  • Ashwin Singh is a para-athlete. He suffered a brain injury, a torn liver and several other serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in February 2011, and credits his family, his church and Epworth Rehabilitation for getting his life back on track.

  • Community Service Award a welcome surprise
  • 16 November 2017
  • Epworth foot and ankle specialist Dr Andrew Beischer​ was last night surprised to be presented with a prestigious Community Service Award by Dr David Love, Victorian Convenor of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, at the Epworth Board and Execut

  • Antibiotic overuse leads to shortage
  • 10 November 2017
  • Antibiotic Awareness Week  (13-19 Nov) reminds us that without effective antibiotics, modern healthcare would be impossible. Infection control is becoming more difficult, due to increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant infections,

  • Box Hill’s new Education & Health Precinct
  • 08 November 2017
  • 8th November 2017 After years or brainstorming and negotiating, a tri-partite arrangement has been signed between Epworth Eastern, Box Hill Institute and the Salvation Army for a new Health and Education precinct located in the heart of Box Hill.

  • A life-long bond
  • 02 November 2017
  • 2 November 2017 Canterbury mother of three Leane Flynn is celebrating today. After six months of chemotherapy at Epworth Eastern Day Medical Unit, today is the last one recommended for her ovarian cancer treatment.  Her twin sister Lissa

  • Epworth Physios’ expert advice
  • 01 November 2017
  • 1 November 2017 Ongoing investment in research and education means Epworth Rehabilitation can continue to deliver better results for patients. ​​​ “Our status as a research leader was well and truly established at the bi-annual A

  • Epworth doctor to lead the way for Women in Sport
  • 01 November 2017
  • 1 November 2017 Dr Bridie O’Donnell was this week appointed as Head of Victoria’s first Office for Women in Sport.  Dr O’Donnell is a world-record breaking cyclist who took up full-time riding at age 35, quickly rising through the ranks t

  • Gluten free diet – yes or no?
  • 26 October 2017
  • A gluten free diet may be a recipe for poor health, says Epworth Dean Of Medicine Professor Geoffrey Metz. He believes that up to nine in ten people on a gluten free diet don’t have Coeliac disease and might be doing more harm than good.   New res

  • Interview with Andrew Evans, Neurologist
  • 11 October 2017
  • Listen to Dr Andrew Evans, Neurologist, Epworth Hospital ​​talk about movement disorders, including Parkinsons Disease, with Libbi Gorr on ABC Radio on Sunday 8 October. Dr Evans says there have been critical developments in neurology and people are

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