Services

Learn about the services provided by Epworth HealthCare. A comprehensive list is available on the Epworth website.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Epworth Brighton

The popular pulmonary rehabilitation program at Epworth Brighton features a mix of education sessions and graded exercise. “We know that patients with COPD benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation”, said Laura Davidson, Deputy Physiotherapy Manager. “Program participants report reduced breathlessness, less anxiety and depression and improved feelings of well-being”, she said. 

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Discharge pain medication information for patients

Epworth HealthCare has introduced a discharge pain medication information sheet for patients following three successful pilots in 2016 which demonstrated improved patient outcomes. The improved outcomes were: No re-admissions relating to pain during the trial period 90% reduction in the number of phone calls received from patients to wards and consultants regarding pain medication Improved patient […]

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Epworth services over the Christmas period

Direct admission for selected patients at Epworth Freemasons available 24 hours Epworth Freemasons has a strong history and commitment to the care of medical patients. For some patients, direct admission to a hospital facility provides for a more comfortable and timely pathway than an emergency department – when and if it is clinically appropriate. Our […]

Epworth Medical Imaging

Epworth Medical Imaging

Epworth Medical Imaging is committed to providing a superior patient experience and to providing a high quality, fast and efficient service for our referring doctors. Patients are offered a reduced wait time with referrers given access to priority, same day appointments. Epworth Medical Imaging is also committed to faster reporting and will deliver on urgent […]

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Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth’s Olfactory Impairment Clinic provides assessment and education for individuals (and their significant others) who have suspected changes in their olfaction (sense of smell). Most commonly individuals who attend the clinic are those whom have smell changes post traumatic brain injury, however services are also provided to individuals with facial fractures, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and […]

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Direct referral for infusions now available at Epworth Eastern

Do you have a patient who requires iron, blood and blood product infusions? We are now taking direct referrals at Epworth Eastern’s new day medical unit. The brand new 18-chair unit can offer your patients short wait times and fast admissions. Our friendly staff work with you and your patients to find the most appropriate […]

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Dialysis opens at Epworth Eastern

In our commitment to providing the very best care for our patients, on Monday 26 September 2016 we opened a brand new Renal Dialysis Unit at Epworth Eastern. This is the first time renal dialysis has been offered at Epworth Eastern and the team are immensely proud to be able to offer this care to […]

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Epworth Wellness Centre

Operating since July 2016, The Epworth Wellness Centre is a private outpatient clinic providing holistic treatment for patients, employing the skills of Epworth allied health clinicians in: physiotherapy, hand therapy, and speech pathology. The centre aims to offer rapid access to therapy providing patients with excellent quality of care and clinical outcomes. Epworth Wellness Centre […]

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Arthritis – what can be done?

Epworth Camberwell’s Arthritis Rehabilitation Program commenced in May 2015 and was initiated to support individuals with both newly diagnosed arthritis but also those with developed disease. The NHMRC guidelines on the non surgical management of hip and knee osteoarthritis outline the importance of lifestyle modifications like weight loss and exercise as key components in managing […]

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New paediatric ward opens at Epworth Richmond

Paediatric services at Epworth Richmond The paediatric services at Epworth Richmond have expanded. Along with the brand new paediatric emergency department and 19-bed paediatric ward, admitting children from 6 months to adolescents, with 24-hour paediatrician availability, we now have experienced general paediatricians and a paediatric surgeon available for appointments in Epworth Consulting Suites. We offer […]

Bariatric rehab program

Bariatric rehabilitation program at Epworth Camberwell

A new bariatric rehabilitation, New Dimensions, is now on offer at Epworth Camberwell. Launched in early March, this program is designed for patients following bariatric surgery or procedure, where the size of the stomach is reduced either through gastric banding or removal of part of the stomach. The rehabilitation program focuses on facilitating patients’ recovery […]

Neurosciences Unit

Epworth Eastern’s new Rapid TIA referral unit

Epworth Eastern’s neurosciences unit is now open, providing early intervention, diagnosis and treatment for patients who present to their GPs with a suspected Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA). Epworth Eastern launched the unit on Wednesday 24 February 2016, welcoming GPs to an expert panel discussion on TIA with Unit Director, Dr Amanda Gilligan.

Epworth Freemasons Direct Admissions

Epworth Freemasons Direct Admission for selected patients

Epworth Freemasons has a strong history and commitment to the care of medical patients. For some patients, direct admission to a hospital facility provides for a more comfortable and timely pathway than an emergency department – when and if it is clinically appropriate. 

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Epworth Clinic Aged Psychiatry Service

Epworth Clinic’s new aged psychiatry service is dedicated to the care of patients aged 65 and over with mental health issues. Our aim is to provide people with comprehensive and compassionate care in the management of their mental illness and to optimise functioning and quality of life. Mental health team The mental health team is comprised […]

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Epworth Richmond Acute Pain Services

Epworth Richmond’s acute pain services (APS) provides reassurance to patients – and their families – coming to Epworth Richmond for surgeries or procedures. The APS is managed and delivered by Epworth’s acute pain nurses who work with the patient, their doctors and nurses, other health services, as well as the pharmacy to anticipate the patient’s […]

Epworth Richmond Sleep Unit

With increasing need for sleep analysis, Epworth Richmond have now opened a dedicated state of the art sleep unit specifically to help people who suffer from conditions like insomnia, snoring, sleep apnoea, periodic limb movement and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Epworth Camberwell Sleep Unit

Did you know that Epworth Camberwell has a dedicated sleep unit? This means GPs can refer patients with sleep disorders to a unit that provides private and sound proofed patient rooms, as they undergo a comprehensive sleep study assessment by Epworth’s skilled sleep scientists.

Epworth Clinic Mental Health Update

Epworth Clinic prides itself upon excellent patient care and we are very focussed upon the expectations of our referrers and their patients. Important changes in our management structure will further enhance this focus.

Balance Disorders Clinic at Epworth Camberwell

A new Balance Disorders Clinic has opened at Epworth Camberwell, run by specialist neuro-otologists and neurologists who diagnose balance disorders that affect the vestibular system and cerebellum.

Epworth Clinic treating depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Epworth Clinic offers personalised inpatient and day programs which are delivered by a highly trained multidisciplinary team. We treat a range of mental health conditions and are developing further treatment options as we grow our facilities which are located at 888 Toorak Road, Camberwell. Response time to enquiries is fast, for ease of admission with […]