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On course for a good cause - 14/03/2017
Aspiring amateurs and wily professionals teamed up for a day on the green at the Northern Health Foundation Senior Pro-Am Corporate Golf Day on Tuesday, 14 March. Golf is not the only thing that brought these players together, the event raised $150,000 for dementia care facilities at Northern Health.

Northern Health is improving care for local residents - 22/02/2017
The latest Health Services Performance Report shows tat Northern Health is continuing to improve in a range of key areas, particularly around surgical and emergency services.

First Breath for Koori Maternity Birthing Room - 15/02/2017
Northern Health will officially open its first Koori Maternity Birthing Room at The Northern Hospital on Friday, 17 February.

Carlton Football Club kicking goals with the northern community - 15/02/2017
On Friday, 10 February, Northern Health patients and staff were treated to a visit from 10 AFL players from Carlton Football Club.

Northern Health wins Victorian Public Healthcare Award - 13/12/2016
Northern Health's Koori Maternity Service has won the Minister for Health's Award for Improving Indigenous Health - Closing the Gap.

Executives roll up their sleeves for The Northern Hospital Working Bee - 15/08/2016
On Sunday, 14 August 2016, members of the Northern Health Board and Executive participated in a Working Bee at The Northern Hospital.

Northern Health delivers record number of babies - 7/07/2016
Northern Health has delivered the highest number of babies in a single month with 329 newborns delivered at The Northern Hospital in June, and a record 3,589 babies born over the last 12 months.

Celebrating out Indigenous Community - 30/06/2016
Join Northern Health as we celebrate our Indigenous community during National Aborigines and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week.

Multimillion dollar expansion at The Northern Hospital now complete - 28/06/2016
On 9 June 2016 The Northern Hospital IPU Stage 1 'Tower' development was completed.

Celebrating Outstanding Volunteers at Northern Health - 11/05/2016
This week is National Volunteers Week, and Northern health is celebrating the valuable contribution of our Northern Health Volunteers.

Private Practice Midwives provide continuity of care at Northern Health - 6/05/2016
Mums or soon to be mums in Melbourne's north are now able to give birth under the care of a private midwife as part of a new pilot program at Northern Health.

Northern Health team up with Jacana School for Autism - 1/03/2016
Thirty secondary students from the Jacana School for Autism have added a splash of colour to the walls in The Northern Hospital Outpatient Department with some hand crafted artwork.

New medical interns join Northern Health - 12/01/2016
This week 41 passionate and dedicated medical interns commenced at Northern Health. Having completed their medical degrees, these new doctors will work across a range of health disciplines, including Emergency, General Medical and Surgical areas.