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Second Annual Venous Workshop

11 December, 2018

Northern Hospital Epping hosted their Second Annual Venous Workshop, welcoming UK Vascular Surgeon, Dr Stephen Black, who came to supervise for the first time in Australia,  a complex endovascular recanalisation procedure. The workshop included procedures on two patients, with the first patient from Victoria and the second from Queensland, who came with his surgeon Dr Daniel

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Stay cool this summer

7 December, 2018

With temperatures already soaring this summer, making sure you know what to do during times of extreme heat is crucial to staying well. A heatwave is an emergency that many people underestimate, and it can have serious and potentially life-threatening consequences. Northern Health Acting Director of Emergency Department, Dr Dean Pritchard, says we need to remember the

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Giving new hope to the heart

6 December, 2018

Yesterday, we welcomed Nine News to Northern Hospital Epping to interview Associate Professor Uwais Mohamed, about a new heart procedure helping patients who experience problems with their pacemakers. Pacemakers can improve life for many people with heart problems, but in some cases, can trigger adverse effects and heart failure symptoms. 77-year old Northern Health patient,

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Christmas Appeal: A hand to hold

5 December, 2018

In September this year, 3-year old Loyal quickly turned from a carefree kid at home in the morning, to a child fighting for life in the afternoon. Seeing him rushed through Northern Hospital’s Emergency Department unresponsive and blue, his parents thought they might lose him. After receiving the best possible care at Northern Health, he

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