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Going Above and Beyond for her patients: Michelle Robins

14 March, 2019

Northern Health Diabetes Nurse Practitioner, Michelle Robins, received the ‘Above and Beyond’ award at the recent Quarterly Staff Recognition Awards. The award recognises an individual who has gone above and beyond in providing care or support to a patient, family or work colleague. Michelle was nominated by Melissa Langborne, for the care and understanding she

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Respiratory Care Unit turns one

14 March, 2019

During its first year, the Respiratory Care Unit (RCU) has seen 284 patients, looking after patients who would most likely be taken to intensive care. Gavin Fahey, Respiratory Clinical Nurse Consultant, says this unit bridges a gap between critical care areas and ward beds, where staff can manage more complex respiratory patients, enabling patients to

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment Clinic launches at Craigieburn

12 March, 2019

In July last year, Paediatric Allied Health, in collaboration with Paediatrics, were successful in obtaining a Department of Health and Human Services Grant entitled Advancing Practice in Allied Health Workforce in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The aim of the program is to improve outcomes for Victorians with Autism, and encouraged applications for projects that support practitioners

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International Women’s Day: Actually, I can

8 March, 2019

Today is International Women’s Day – a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering occurring in 1911, supported by over a million

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