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A picture worth a thousand words

4 December, 2018

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and last week, we unveiled an artwork by Yorta Yorta woman Kahli Luttrell from Epping, at the Day Oncology Unit at Northern Hospital Epping. The picture signifies our continued and ongoing commitment to support our Aboriginal Community. It is as the artist has depicted, a journey

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Excellence in Safety: Dr Dean Pritchard

29 November, 2018

Nominated for his clinical leadership in spinal management, Acting Director of Emergency Department – Emergency Physician, Dr Dean Pritchard, received the award for ‘Excellence in Safety’ at the inaugural Staff Recognition Awards. Challenged by the lack of a dedicated spinal service at Northern Health, Dean and the quality team identified some system issues that needed to be

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Volunteers, let’s party!

28 November, 2018

Christmas came early for our wonderful volunteers today at the Annual Volunteer Christmas Party, held at the Casa D’Abruzzo Club Epping. The day was filled with music from DJ Con, delicious food, a lucky draw, dancing and even a surprise visit from Santa. Northern Health has 350 volunteers who help to deliver our vision of providing

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Exchanging Experiences: Surgeons visit from Asia

27 November, 2018

As part of Northern Health’s vision to create a centre for excellence in endovascular procedures, last week, a group of surgeons from Thailand and Vietnam visited Northern Hospital. The visit provided our guests with the opportunity to observe the performed endovascular procedures, as well as to exchange findings with staff members. Dr Iman Bayat, Head

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