Learn about the services provided by Epworth HealthCare. A comprehensive list is available on the Epworth website.
The Wig Salon is a free wig consultation service for Epworth patients who experience hair loss as a result of cancer treatment. A wonderful variety of wigs and scarves are available, fitted by trained volunteers and supported by professional hairdressers.
Photo: Sue Keable (pictured centre) cuts the ribbon to officially open the research centre alongside Dr Lachlan Henderson, Mr Scott Bulger, Prof Paul Fitzgerald, Sue’s son Murray and Carolyn Bell. Epworth HealthCare’s new mental health research unit, the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH), has officially opened with an intimate ceremony to mark […]
The Enhance program is an eight week group program for women who have completed or are close to completing their active treatment for breast cancer. The program aims to help participants process their diagnosis and treatment, and plan for the future. Participants may have additional individual therapy to complement the group program where needed. The […]
New technology that helps cardiologists navigate the heart with greater accuracy is now available to cardiac patients at Epworth Richmond. “3-D mapping for complex arrhythmia cure is essential. Epworth now has access to two different but complementary systems to facilitate treatment and to reduce radiation exposure to both patients and staff. We are fortunate to […]
The Epworth memory skills group provides education and training to improve memory and help people manage their memory difficulties. The program is designed for people who have experienced a change in their memory as a result of a neurological condition or from an injury such as head injury, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and brain […]
National Pain Week was 24-30 July 2017. At Epworth we used this week to consider the impact and prevalence of pain in all its forms. Chronic pain in particular is a significant cost to society, affecting up to one in five Australians and costing over 30 billion dollars per year to manage. By working with GPs, […]
Epworth Medical Imaging now offers GPs the complete imaging solution, from head to toe. The new EOS imaging service will provide GPs with: customised reports scans delivered with accurate 3D measurements highly skilled reports from MSK and spine expert radiologists
Dr Nicholas Wilsmore is a respiratory physician and interventional pulmonologist and is now taking referrals for Epworth Eastern’s new interventional pulmonology service, Melbourne’s first comprehensive offering in a private hospital setting for: bronchial thermoplasty (BT) bronchoscopic – lung volume reduction endobronchial ultrasound indwelling pleural catheter bronchoscopy bryobiopsy Dr Wilsmore’s procedures will be initially offered to privately […]
Approximately 400 adolescents and young adults aged between 15 and 25 are diagnosed with cancer in Victoria each year. Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and germ cell tumours (those originating in the ovaries and testes) are some of the most common cancers in this particular age group.
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.
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 […]
Emergency department at Epworth Richmond and Epworth Geelong Epworth Richmond Emergency Department will be open as normal throughout the holiday period, 24 hours, 7 days a week including on-call doctors for all specialties for adult and paediatric patients. Location: 62 Erin Street, Richmond. Tel: 03 9506 3000. Epworth Geelong Emergency Department will be open from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Paediatric services at Epworth Richmond Along with the paediatric emergency department and 19-bed paediatric ward at Epworth Richmond, admitting children from 6 months to adolescents, with 24-hour paediatrician availability, we have experienced general paediatricians and a paediatric surgeon available for appointments in Epworth Consulting Suites. We offer early outpatient consultations and can facilitate ward admission […]
This program is designed for patients pre operative and following bariatric surgery or procedure as well as for those who are considering surgery, 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 and the best possible outcome […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
The arthritis rehabilitation program is designed for people who have diagnosed arthritis or other conditions affecting their muscles, bones and joints.
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 […]
Epworth’s Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH) program, a 10-month pilot program targeting BUPA patients who have undergone a hip or knee joint replacement, commenced in September 2014.