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News archive 2015

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Cabrini and Medibank renew partnership

Medibank and Cabrini Health Australia have renewed their agreement to provide high quality and affordable healthcare services to Medibank members. Cabrini, which has been a healthcare provider in Victoria since 1948, provided care for more than 50,000 Victorian patients and their families in 2014-15 through its healthcare facilities in south-eastern Melbourne. ... Learn more

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Patients and community to benefit from Cabrini Malvern upgrade

Current and future patients of Cabrini health service will benefit from lifesaving cardiac, acute geriatric, medical imaging and radiotherapy services, with a new facility to be built at Cabrini’s Malvern campus subject to Council approval. ... Learn more

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Foundation 49 moves to Baker IDI

Cabrini Health and Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute (Baker IDI) are pleased to announce that the health promotion initiative Foundation 49: Men’s Health is moving from the Cabrini Institute to Baker IDI. The change will be complete by end-October 2015. ... Learn more

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Top Shot

Cabrini is proud to support the Malvern Bowls CIub with a new sponsorship arrangement celebrated on Saturday 26 September. ... Learn more

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New members sought for peak consumer advisory committee

We are seeking to add some extra consumer members to our Cabrini Patient, Resident and Family Experience Advisory Committee. ... Learn more

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Launch of new Cabrini History Book

In September 2015, Cabrini published the second volume of its history From one pebble, many pearls: perspectives on Cabrini Health 1999−2012 by Melbourne based author Di Websdale-Morrissey. ... Learn more

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Hear the latest in research at Cabrini

Cabrini’s 2015 Research Day being held Wednesday 21 October (9 am until 6.30 pm) is open to community members and all are welcome. Concurrent sessions are being held in the new auditorium and meeting room 2, which are located on level 2 at Cabrini Malvern (183 Wattletree Road). ... Learn more

Do you have elbow pain (tennis elbow)?

The Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, in collaboration with Malvern Diagnostic Imaging Group and Imaging@Olympic Park are commencing a clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of different tennis elbow treatments. ... Learn more

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A new book about the life of our Saint

A new book about the life of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, titled St Frances Cabrini: a passionate life, is now available online ... Learn more

A clinical reasoning approach

On Tuesday 28 July, Cabrini will host the book launch of Paramedic Principles and Practice ANZ: a clinical reasoning approach. ... Learn more

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Cabrini doctors highly rated

The high quality of Cabrini’s accredited medical practitioners has been highlighted in a survey by not-for-profit health insurer HCF based on the hospital experiences of more than 12,000 of its members. ... Learn more

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Cabrini named Corporate Citizen of the Year

Cabrini Health has been named Corporate Citizen for 2015 in the Victoria Day Awards announced on 1 July 2015. ... Learn more

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Great balancing act

For almost two years, a falls and fracture clinic has been operating at Cabrini Rehabilitation. Part of Cabrini’s outpatient rehabilitation service, this clinic was established in response to the large number of elderly people in our community who have falls, often resulting in fractures. ... Learn more

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Cabrini celebrates International Men's Health Week

The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Victorian Minister for Health, will join 250 guests at a business breakfast being hosted by Foundation 49: Men’s Health, a health promotion initiative of Cabrini, on 17 June (7.30-9 am) at the RACV Club (501 Bourke Street Melbourne) during International Men’s Health Week. ... Learn more

Benefits for maternity patients

Cabrini Malvern offers the benefit of early maternity discharge package for new mothers who want it and for whom early discharge is clinically appropriate ... Learn more

Doors open to Cabrini's new community clinics

New specialist outpatient clinics are now open at Cabrini Malvern (situated on the first floor of the hospital’s E block, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern) to enhance the health, mobility and wellbeing of the local community. No referral is necessary and walk-ins are welcome. ... Learn more

Cabrini launches new staff uniforms

Cabrini is pleased to announce the launch of new staff uniforms on 20 April 2015, which enable patients, residents and their families to know who is caring for them based on what the staff member is wearing. The new staff uniforms meet the functional needs of Cabrini’s workforce and reflect Cabrini’s corporate branding introduced in 2012. ... Learn more

New services open at Cabrini Malvern

Cabrini is pleased to announce the opening of new services on the second floor at Cabrini Malvern, in the building on the corner of Isabella Street and Wattletree Road. ... Learn more

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Cabrini marks Brain Cancer Action Week

Cabrini marks Brain Cancer Action Week (3-9 May 2015) by announcing new program that covers living skills for people who have brain tumours. ... Learn more

Cabrini recognised for research excellence

As a member of Monash Partners, Cabrini shares in the honour of being recognised as one of just four Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres (AHRTCs) in Australia. ... Learn more

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Delivering for Stonnington

Dr Danielle Wilkins is looking for forward to the opening of the new Cabrini Mother and Baby Centre in April 2015. ... Learn more

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New staff uniforms at Cabrini

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Collaboration between Cabrini and mecwacare receives funding support

Cabrini and mecwacare have received $80,000 worth of funding to support a collaboration designed to improve end-of-life care for people in residential aged-care and community settings. ... Learn more

2015 Peter Meese Memorial Lecture

Incorporating interdisciplinary care in the cancer patient's journey - Tuesday 24 March 2015 at 6pm ... Learn more

Great save for Maya

It was an eventful Valentine’s Day (Saturday 14 February) for little Maya Benau (5), her parents Claudia and David and her brother Noah (8) of Carnegie. ... Learn more

2015 Cabrini Cycle Challenge

2015 will mark the third annual Cabrini Cycle Challenge and will be a magnificent ride that takes in two of the most beautiful areas of Victoria: The Grampians and the Great Ocean Road. ... Learn more

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Cabrini launches new community bereavement service

Cabrini is pleased to announce the launch of Vale, a new, community-based bereavement service in the City of Stonnington. This is the first service of its kind in Victoria. ... Learn more

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Australia Day accolade for Institute Council Chair

Professor Peter Fuller, Chair of the Cabrini Institute Council, received a Member (AM) honour in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours 2015 for "significant service to medicine as an endocrinologist through medical research and professional organisations". ... Learn more