Congratulations Tracey Stephens

We are very proud to announce that Tracey Stephens has been nominated as a finalist in the national 2019 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards. Tracey plays a pivotal role at Monash Health as the Aboriginal Health Liaison Midwife and Aboriginal Graduate and Cadet Support Officer. She is recognised for improving maternity and health care […]

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The Dr Hope Foundation raises $40k for the Monash Health Clinical Cancer Trials

Congratulations to the Dr Hope Foundation for raising over $40,000 at the Dr Hope 2019 Masquerade Gala Ball on Friday 5 April to support Clinical Cancer Trials at Monash Health. Over 200 people attended the glamorous event hosted by special guest Madeline Slattery from 9 News for a night of fine dining, music and entertainment. The money […]

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Meet Brianna

Meet Brianna Walpole, Cognition Clinical Lead at Monash Health. What is your role at Monash Health and what does it entail? I am the Monash Health Cognition Clinical Lead. My role involves helping to improve the care of patients with cognitive impairment across all our inpatient campuses. I do this via the Delirium and Dementia […]

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World-first stem cell therapy for acute stroke

We were delighted to welcome Victorian Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos MP to Monash Medical Centre this morning to meet a patient and researchers leading the world-first safety trial examining stem cells as therapy for acute stroke. 67 year old Kevin Baird arrived at Monash Medical Centre in February after suffering from a stroke. He […]

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Meet Rob

Meet Rob Koch, Coordinator of Community Development and Volunteer Services at Monash Health. What is your role at Monash Health and what does it entail? I get to work with vulnerable yet resilient people who have fled their country due to persecution and war, and are trying to start a new life in our community. As […]

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Congratulations to our Department of Paediatrics

Last week the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) held its annual congress on the Gold Coast. Ashwin Ramanathan, a B Med Sci (Hons) student in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health last year won two awards at the conference for his research on using “Digital stethoscope technology to study breath […]

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Meet Julie

Meet Julie Papaxanthou, Operations Manager, Dental Clinic at Monash Health. What is your role at Monash Health and what does it entail? As an Operations Manager I ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the dental clinics whilse ensuring that we meet the expectations of our patients and staff. My role entails a lot of […]

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Congratulations Professor Beverley Vollenhoven

Congratulations to Professor Beverley Vollenhoven for being inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

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The Walk for Monash Children’s Hospital Raises $200,000!

Over 2,000 staff, patients, families, friends and members of the community came together to raise money to support our patients.

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Construction of the Victorian Heart Hospital begins

    We are delighted to begin construction on the Victorian Heart Hospital, Australia’s first dedicated, state-of-the art cardiac facility, providing innovative, holistic and patient-centred care in heart disease, along with world-leading education and research led by our partners at Monash University. The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Minister for Health joined Dipak Sanghvi, Monash Health Board Chair, […]

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2018 Victorian Public Healthcare Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Victorian Public Healthcare Award Winners! The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards are the annual celebration of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare. Monash Health is proud to receive the Secretary’s Award for improving integration of care for patients with chronic […]

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Welcome to renowned cardiologist Stephen Nicholls

World-renowned cardiologist and researcher Stephen Nicholls joins Monash Health and Monash University this week to lead the new Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) and as Professor of Cardiology. A multiple-award winner, Professor Nicholls has written more than 770 manuscripts, book chapters and conference proceedings, and has raised more than $100 million in research funding. Since 2012, […]

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Meet Anjali Dhulia, the lead of our Gender Equity subcommittee

Meet Dr Anjali Dhulia, our lead to for the Gender Equity subcommittee Dr Dhulia is part of our Equity and Inclusion Committee at Monash Health and is making a difference to our community by driving change and ensuring we provide fair opportunities and fair outcomes, regardless of gender. What is your role at Monash Health? […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards finalists

The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards are the annual celebration of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare. Monash Health is proud to be a finalist in five categories for 2018: Minister for Health’s Award for improving children’s health Secretary’s Award for improving integration of […]

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Highlighting the great work of our Stroke and Neurology team

  People presenting to Monash Health for the assessment and management of acute neurological disorders can expect to receive comprehensive care by a large team of dedicated professionals. Associate Professor Henry Ma, Head of Neurology and Stroke at Monash Health, said “we are very fortunate to have access to the best-trained experts at Monash Health […]

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New hope for premature babies thanks to placenta cell trial

First published on Nine News, by Ehsan Knopf on 6 August 2019 An Australian hospital is touting a new trial aimed at treating premature babies with lung problems using placenta cells a success. The human-first trial conducted at Monash Children’s Hospital saw cells from a human placenta successfully infused into six babies around the age […]

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Alternate clot busting drug improves outcomes for stroke patients

An alternative and more cost-effective clot-busting drug has greater benefits for stroke patients.

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Nobel Peace Prize visits Monash Health

Monash Health received a special visit from a Nobel Peace Prize following the advocacy work of one of our doctors.

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Don aims to swim English Channel again after heart surgery

Don is already planning his next swim across the English Channel after major open heart surgery.

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New breast care nurse through McGrath Foundation

McGrath Foundation breast cancer nurse to offer free support to patients and their families.

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Diana Egerton-Warbuton inducted into Victorian Honour Roll of Women

A/Prof Diana Egerton-Warburton has been inducted into the 2018 Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

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World-first approach to treating pelvic organ prolapse

A world-first approach to treating pelvic organ prolapse.

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Heart starter: New wireless device to help treat heart failure

Monash Health has fitted the first Australian with a new wireless device to help treat heart failure.

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Dr Jacky Hewitt is leading an awareness campaign around vitamin D deficiency

Endocrinologist Dr Jacky Hewitt is raising awareness around vitamin D deficiency in babies

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Professors David Kissane, AC and Barbara Workman, AC recognised for services

David Kissane & Barbara Workman made Companion of the Order of Australia.

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Monash Medical Centre safely welcomes quadruplets

Monash Medical Centre safely delivers quadruplets following a 30 week gestation period.

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