News

  • World first study to benefit traumatic brain injury p
  • 19 January 2018
  • A world-first study at Epworth Healthcare has demonstrated that early rehabilitation results in improved independence for individuals with traumatic brain injury. The study led by Professor Jennie Ponsford, Dr Jessica Trevena-Peters and Dr Adam

  • Thank You Freemasons Victoria
  • 19 January 2018
  • Kylie O'Loughlin started her role as Epworth Freemasons’ Associate Director Clinical Services – Perioperative, in May 2016.  That year, her staff shared their hopes and dreams, as well as their application forms, to garner Kylie’s support and ent

  • A little bit of TLC ……..helps everyone learn
  • 20 December 2017
  • For the last 26 years, the Transitional Living Centre (TLC) in Thornbury has been home to more than 500 patients recovering from Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury. Being the only community-based program of its kind in Victoria, Epworth

  • News for Staff and Patients - Hoddle Street closure
  • 18 December 2017
  • As part of the Victorian Government’s traffic streamlining, it has announced that both directions of Hoddle Street between the Eastern Freeway and Victoria Parade will be closed from 7 to 14 January.  During the closure, more than 100 crew members

  • Holiday not what you planned? Why wait?
  • 15 December 2017
  • Every summer, the population of the Bellarine and Surf Coast grows by almost 170,000 people - most of them travelling far and wide to enjoy a beach holiday with family and friends. 

  • A new era of mental health research
  • 13 December 2017
  • “At the most direct level, research gives patients access to developing treatments that can have a profound impact on their symptoms and functioning,” Professor Paul Fitzgerald says. Paul joined Epworth in February, as the inaugural pro

  • Epworth Staff Scholarships – a generous gift
  • 29 November 2017
  • Unique Scholarship program to name 133 award recipients For the sixth year in a row, Epworth Healthcare is able to offer scholarship awards to staff across all sites. One hundred and thirty-three scholarships, valued at $703,000 will be ann

  • 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

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