Surgical visit to Papua New Guinea reinforces love of the job
Surgical visit to Papua New Guinea reinforces love of the job

Cabrini Outreach has been sending an orthopaedic surgical team to Modilon General Hospital in Papua New Guinea since 2000.

Cabrini Ashwood receives food excellence award
Cabrini Ashwood receives food excellence award

Cabrini Residential Aged Care in Ashwood has earned a City of Monash Golden Plate Award for its food services for...

New Board Chair for Cabrini
New Board Chair for Cabrini

Sylvia Falzon has been announced as the new Chair of Cabrini’s Board of Directors, taking the reins in October...

Swift actions save mother and son
Swift actions save mother and son

Three weeks before her due date, Christine Dean was touring Cabrini’s birthing suites when she asked a midwife to check...

Expansion of café services at Brighton and Malvern campuses
Expansion of café services at Brighton and Malvern campuses

We are pleased to announce, following a competitive tender process, Zouki has been selected as the successful provider to continue...

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

With one of the lowest survival rates of all major cancers, pancreatic cancer statistics have not changed significantly in more...

World Diabetes Day shines the light on undiagnosed patients
World Diabetes Day shines the light on undiagnosed patients

Diabetes is recognised as one of the world’s fastest growing chronic conditions, yet one in every two adults with diabetes...

Mini-Field of Women marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the lawns of Cabrini Brighton
Mini-Field of Women marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the lawns of Cabrini Brighton

100 Pink Lady silhouettes were planted in the hospital’s gardens and Cabrini staff were invited to write personal messages as...

International Brain Tumour Awareness Week 2018
International Brain Tumour Awareness Week 2018

During International Brain Tumour Awareness Week, from October 20-27, Cabrini is recognising people with brain tumours and raising awareness of...

Shining a light on spirituality in healthcare
Shining a light on spirituality in healthcare

Pastoral Care Week (October 21-27) is an international celebration of the provision of spiritual and emotional care. At Cabrini, we...

Celebrating the 1st Anniversary for GenesisCare Radiation Oncology
Celebrating the 1st Anniversary for GenesisCare Radiation Oncology

Today marks the first anniversary of GenesisCare Radiation Oncology opening its doors at Cabrini Malvern. The hospital-based service enables Cabrini...

Cabrini Emergency Department recognised in Emergency Nursing awards
Cabrini Emergency Department recognised in Emergency Nursing awards

Cabrini’s Alan, Ada and Eva Selwyn Emergency Department received a Certificate of Special Recognition in the International Conference for Emergency...

Organoids a powerful way to probe bowel cancer biology
Organoids a powerful way to probe bowel cancer biology

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in Australia. In...

Papua New Guinean doctor John Bolnga receives inaugural research scholarship
Papua New Guinean doctor John Bolnga receives inaugural research scholarship

Cabrini’s Outreach program is helping to improve the quality and safety of health care in Papua New Guinea, with the...

Improving health outcomes for refugee women
Improving health outcomes for refugee women

Cabrini is supporting PhD scholar Sue Willey to evaluate the implementation of a perinatal mental health screening program to improve...

The true cost of not getting a good night's sleep
The true cost of not getting a good night's sleep

October 1-7 is Sleep Awareness Week, which is about educating the public about what is considered “normal sleep” so they...

Cabrini’s breast cancer luncheon shows the lighter side of cancer
Cabrini’s breast cancer luncheon shows the lighter side of cancer

Away from the challenges of chemotherapy and the scars of surgery, the Cabrini Brightways breast cancer luncheon was a celebration...

Cabrini patients participate in Australian-first cancer drug trial
Cabrini patients participate in Australian-first cancer drug trial

For the first time in Australia, a major new cancer treatment drug is being given to patients at Cabrini.

Make sure to get yourself checked during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Make sure to get yourself checked during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

It all starts with a blood test, it is as simple as that.

Celebrating the remarkable work of our physiotherapists.
Celebrating the remarkable work of our physiotherapists.

On 8 September we are celebrating World Physiotherapy Day—a global event recognising the incredible role physiotherapists play in the community....

Cabrini medical team performs life-saving surgery for mother of four from Papua New Guinea
Cabrini medical team performs life-saving surgery for mother of four from Papua New Guinea

When Ms Haro first begun suffering migraines in January, doctors in Papua New Guinea told her she was suffering from...

Holistic approach to deliver peace of mind
Holistic approach to deliver peace of mind

September is Dementia Australia’s Dementia Awareness Month. In turn, Cabrini Health is encouraging people who are concerned about a loved...

Father’s Day babies arrive in time to celebrate with their new dads
Father’s Day babies arrive in time to celebrate with their new dads

Father’s Day was made extra special for two new dads who welcomed their babies into the world on Sunday at...

This week is National Stroke Week: 3-9 September  #fightstroke
This week is National Stroke Week: 3-9 September #fightstroke

More than 80% of strokes can be prevented by taking some simple steps to manage risk factors by living a...

Cabrini Brighton and Dementia Australia join forces to provide dementia-friendly rehabilitation service
Cabrini Brighton and Dementia Australia join forces to provide dementia-friendly rehabilitation service

Today, Cabrini Health, in partnership with Dementia Australia, launched one of Australia’s first purpose-designed dementia-friendly rehabilitation environments at Brighton.

Rehabilitation Quality and Patient Experience Committee
Rehabilitation Quality and Patient Experience Committee

Are you interested in improving quality and the patient experience in health care?

Congratulations to Professor Peter Dwyer
Congratulations to Professor Peter Dwyer

On behalf of Cabrini and our medical staff, we warmly congratulate Professor Peter Dwyer, a gynaecologist and urogynaecologist at Cabrini...

What if you couldn't speak?
What if you couldn't speak?

Communication is an essential part of everyday life, but what if you couldn’t speak? During Speech Pathology Week (19-25 August),...

Life-changing surgery for Tongan teenager thanks to the generosity of Cabrini
Life-changing surgery for Tongan teenager thanks to the generosity of Cabrini

Mr Blake and the Cabrini perioperative team volunteered their time to remove the tumour from the 19-year-old’s jaw during a...

Why have your baby at Cabrini?
Why have your baby at Cabrini?

The Age newspaper spoke to Dr Danielle Wilkins, obstetrician and Director of Maternity Services at Cabrini, to find out.

News from the first day of the international health commission meeting
News from the first day of the international health commission meeting

It’s a cold morning, and the mercury hasn’t yet hit today’s high of just 13 degrees. But the chill isn’t...

Call for new approaches to chronic pain management
Call for new approaches to chronic pain management

During National Pain Week (23-29 July 2018), Cabrini pain specialist Dr Kenneth Shum is calling for patients and the medical...

Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub
Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub

As we mark the second anniversary of the official opening of the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub, it’s...

Even Obstetricians choose Cabrini Maternity
Even Obstetricians choose Cabrini Maternity

Cabrini obstetrician Dr Jaclyn Wloszczowski chose Cabrini Maternity for her own maternity care, safely delivering baby Alannah on the evening...

Emergency medicine demands excellence at each step of patient care
Emergency medicine demands excellence at each step of patient care

The Alan, Ada and Eva Selwyn Emergency Department at Cabrini Malvern sees more than 23,000 patients a year and receives...

Cabrini doctor honoured in Queen’s Birthday list
Cabrini doctor honoured in Queen’s Birthday list

Cabrini congratulates Dr Roderic Phillips, who was honoured with the award of a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)...

Creating an environment for all children
Creating an environment for all children

A new project is providing support for children who have autism, bringing about changes in the way we care for...

Cabrini oncologist Dr Yoland Antill in the news
Cabrini oncologist Dr Yoland Antill in the news

This week, Cabrini medical oncologist Dr Yoland Antill appeared on Network Ten’s popular evening television program The Project to discuss...

All signs are positive for Cabrini Malvern's new Gandel Wing
All signs are positive for Cabrini Malvern's new Gandel Wing

Work on the new Gandel Wing, on Wattletree Road at the corner of Isabella Street, is progressing well with the...

Wheels keep turning for Cabrini volunteer
Wheels keep turning for Cabrini volunteer

Eleven years a volunteer and Mark ‘Wheels’ Wheeler keeps rolling on, even through his own tragedy, to make a remarkable...

Palliative Care is about extending life, not ending it, say experts
Palliative Care is about extending life, not ending it, say experts

Experts who work with patients with advanced illness at Cabrini in Melbourne say it’s time to redefine what is meant...

Cabrini calls for the reinstatement of basic services for people seeking asylum
Cabrini calls for the reinstatement of basic services for people seeking asylum

In March 2018, the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub experienced a surge in demand with a 100 per...

Cabrini ranks in top ten of Australia’s best employers
Cabrini ranks in top ten of Australia’s best employers

In a national survey of almost 10,0000 Australians reveals Cabrini is among the top ten of organisations where people want...

Cabrini launches new PET service
Cabrini launches new PET service

Cabrini will be able to provide even better care for patients with the installation of a new PET/CT Unit within...

Call to review heart medications as Cabrini starts Heart Week conference
Call to review heart medications as Cabrini starts Heart Week conference

Heart disease continues to be a major killer in Australia but many people with heart conditions could be doing better...

Research into irregular heartbeat proves patients can live longer
Research into irregular heartbeat proves patients can live longer

Recent studies into the impact of cardiac procedures for people with irregular heartbeats, or atrial fibrillation (AF), have proven there’ve...

After ten years TAVI doubters have been persuaded that it works
After ten years TAVI doubters have been persuaded that it works

Cabrini’s heart team is marking ten years of a ground-breaking procedure – Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) – which has...

Challenging a gold standard – is it time to throw out 100 years of blood pressure monitoring?
Challenging a gold standard – is it time to throw out 100 years of blood pressure monitoring?

A research partnership between Cabrini Health and Monash University is developing a reliable alternative to standard blood pressure monitoring in...

Heart experts gather in Melbourne to share major advances in cardiac care
Heart experts gather in Melbourne to share major advances in cardiac care

As Australia marks Heart Week, 29 April – 5 May 2018, Cabrini is bringing together leading heart experts at its...

Emergency Departments - public or private?
Emergency Departments - public or private?

Emergency departments were once the exclusive domain of Australia’s large public hospitals, but today more than half a million consultations...

Cutting-edge treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Cutting-edge treatment for Parkinson's Disease

More than 80,000 Australians live with Parkinson’s Disease and Cabrini is fortunate to have two doctors – neurologist Dr Wesley...

Supporting Parkinson's Sufferers
Supporting Parkinson's Sufferers

World Parkinson’s Day will be held on Wednesday 11 April 2018. It marks the birthday of James Parkinson who in...

Waiting times now published at Cabrini Emergency
Waiting times now published at Cabrini Emergency

Mindful of the public’s abhorrence of long waiting times, the Cabrini website now publishes expected Emergency Department waiting times, and...

Federal Health minister opens NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence at Cabrini
Federal Health minister opens NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence at Cabrini

“Across the globe (there is) inappropriately high use of imaging, rest, opioids, spinal injections and surgery. Doing more of the...

Our continuing commitment to Medical Imaging
Our continuing commitment to Medical Imaging

Cabrini Medical Imaging is undergoing significant development and building works continuing through the early part of the year to provide...

Marking World Glaucoma Week
Marking World Glaucoma Week

Cabrini ophthalmologist Dr Simon Skalicky gave an interview about glaucoma on ABC Melbourne’s Afternoon program.

2018 Peter Meese Memorial Lecture
2018 Peter Meese Memorial Lecture

Person - and family - centred care: what does it really mean?

Cardiac services with heart
Cardiac services with heart

One of Cabrini’s great strengths is its cardiac care and now it has opened Cabrini Heart: a grouping of three...

Cabrini doctor honoured
Cabrini doctor honoured

Professor David Kissane has received the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the Australia Day Honours list.

New radiation oncology service open at Cabrini Malvern
New radiation oncology service open at Cabrini Malvern

This week, GenesisCare Victoria opened its new radiation oncology treatment centre at Cabrini Malvern with a busy start.

Students vote cardiologist Dr Meroula Richardson an excellent teacher
Students vote cardiologist Dr Meroula Richardson an excellent teacher

When the University of Notre Dame students – who form part of the medical student cohort rotating through Cabrini –...

A hospital building for the future
A hospital building for the future

It would be hard to miss the large hole at the corner of Wattletree Road and Isabella Street, which has...

Fears for vulnerable people affected by SRSS changes
Fears for vulnerable people affected by SRSS changes

Medical professionals providing direct care to clients of Cabrini’s Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub have expressed concern about the...

Cabrini’s health missions put on a great show
Cabrini’s health missions put on a great show

It was a full house for the Showcase Session at Cabrini’s International Health Commission Meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday...

The greatest gift of all
The greatest gift of all

To mark DonateLife Week (29 July until 5 August), Cabrini intensive care specialist Dr Steve Philpot shares his unique perspective...

Cabrini entrance works, Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 October
Cabrini entrance works, Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 October

If you’re visiting Cabrini Malvern this weekend, you will notice some extra activity around our main entrance, but rest assured...

Papua New Guinean doctor John Bolnga receives inaugural research scholarship
Papua New Guinean doctor John Bolnga receives inaugural research scholarship

Cabrini’s Outreach program is helping to improve the quality and safety of health care in Papua New Guinea, with the...