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News archive 2016

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Australia Day accolades for Cabrini doctors

Australia Day 2016 was a particularly special day for the Cabrini community with a member of the Cabrini Board of Directors and a number of doctors featured in the Australia Day Honours 2016 list. ... Learn more

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New asylum seeker and refugee health hub announced

Cabrini has announced the development of an asylum seeker and refugee health hub, a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner-north. The new service, located on the ground floor at 503 Sydney Road in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick, will provide healthcare services for asylum seekers and refugees. ... Learn more

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New consumer voice at the top

Judy Hacker describes herself as a “frequent flyer” at Cabrini but the newest voice in the Boardroom says she wouldn’t have it any other way. She is the first consumer representative to be part of the Cabrini Board of Directors as an invitee and attends her first meeting in March. ... Learn more

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2016 Peter Meese Travel Grant awarded

At Cabrini’s annual Peter Meese Memorial Lecture, held on 23 March 2016, nurse manager Elizabeth (Liz) LeHunt received the 2016 Peter Meese Travel Grant presented by supporter Dr Darren Lockie. ... Learn more

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Collaboration of care for older Victorians

Seniors and their families will be given more choice and control over their future following their hospital stay thanks to a collaboration of care between two Catholic-based, not-for-profit organisations. ... Learn more

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New Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub opened

On Thursday 28 April, the new Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub, a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner-north, is being blessed by Reverend Monsignor Anthony Ireland STD EV PP, Episcopal Vicar for Health, Aged and Disability Care in the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, and officially opened by the Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Health Mary-Anne Thomas MP. ... Learn more

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Barracking for Adam

During Brain Cancer Action Week (1-7 May 2016), Cabrini shares the story of 37-year-old patient Adam Crouch who is facing a tough challenge with faith, courage and the love of his community. ... Learn more

20 Years On - Cabrini Institute Anniversary

The Cabrini Institute is celebrating the great achievements of the Institute over 20 years with a day of education and knowledge culminating in an evening of entertainment. ... Learn more

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Queen’s Birthday Accolades 2016

This year’s Queen’s Birthday was a significant occasion with members of our Cabrini community being recognised for their contributions and service. ... Learn more

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Brain Tumour GP Hotline Launched

Cabrini has launched 1800 BRAINS, a new GP referral hotline for newly found brain tumours. The new hotline provides immediate access to neuro-surgical consult 24 hours. ... Learn more

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Record Clinical Research Grants Announced

More than $310,000 worth of grant funding was awarded at the 20th anniversary celebrations for the Cabrini Institute on Thursday 16 June 2016. Eight researchers at Cabrini received grant support to further their important work. ... Learn more

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New MRI unveiled at Cabrini Brighton

Two special events were held at Cabrini Brighton on Tuesday 12 July to unveil the newly installed 1.5T Siemens Aera magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine and explain the benefits to two important groups of stakeholders: donors who generously supported Cabrini’s investment in the new facility and general practitioners and specialists who will refer their patients to the service. ... Learn more

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A very sad story

Recently there has been media attention on the late Dr Andrew Churchyard, a neurologist who previously consulted at Cabrini. ... Learn more

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Services underway at Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub

The Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub, which was opened officially in May this year, is providing a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner north filling the gap in healthcare faced by asylum seekers and refugees when they arrive in Australia without income or access to Medicare. ... Learn more

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The Cabrini Institute Annual Report 2015-16 launched

This report outlines our achievements and activities in education, research and health promotion during the 2015-16 financial year. ... Learn more

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Cabrini supports earthquake appeal

On 10 October, Cabrini presented a donation of $10,000 to the Amatrice Earthquake Appeal, in order to assist the community of Amatrice in recovering from this tragic event. ... Learn more

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New Clinical Building to be built at Cabrini Malvern

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has decided to uphold Cabrini’s appeal concerning the planning permit application for our new clinical building on Wattletree Road at the corner of Isabella Street in Malvern. ... Learn more

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Cabrini Community Bereavement program Vale to close

Recently it was announced that Cabrini’s pilot community bereavement service called Vale is closing earlier than expected due to low take-up. ... Learn more

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ACP Talk - GP Seminar

Advance care planning, religion, culture and contemporary issues.
Thursday 10 November 2016 › 12.30 – 1.30pm ... Learn more

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Cabrini Week Celebration Begins

Today Cabrini Australia begins an annual celebration known as Cabrini Week. The program of events actually lasts eight business days and is built around the Feast Day of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini celebrated on 13 November ... Learn more

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New paediatric ward open at Cabrini Malvern

On Monday 5 December, Cabrini Malvern’s young patients numbering 24 relocated from the former children’s centre to a newly opened and blessed paediatric ward, which remains located on level 1 at Cabrini Malvern. ... Learn more

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Temporary closure of the Cabrini gift shop

The Cabrini Gift Shop located on the ground floor at Cabrini Malvern will close temporarily on 31 January 2016 to allow for the beginning of works at Cabrini Malvern. ... Learn more

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Cabrini Linen Service cleans up in prestigious local awards

Cabrini Linen Service (CLS) has won two awards – the Employment Award and the overall Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce Business Award – in the prestigious Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce Business Awards announced on 30 November in Springvale. ... Learn more