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My Brimbank: Dr Tiro Othomile

What’s your connection to Brimbank?   I’ve been a local GP here since January. It’s been a really good experience. It’s a bit different than other...

Run to promote health

In an Australian first, a Caroline Springs medical centre is running a trial partnership with a popular fun run as a way of promoting...

Luca’s memory honoured

Luca Sautchuk never took a breath in this world, but he’ll have an impact on the lives of people for years to come. Luca was...

Birth seals a big deal for Brimbank

The wait is finally over. At 9.22am last Wednesday, parents Lauren Mikhael and Edwin Baez welcomed a little girl into the world. The bub will forever...

New era in health

A crowd of more than 3000 people turned out to catch their first glimpse of the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the...

Testing times a big help

A number of Brimbank medical centres are taking part in a trial aimed at finding the most effective strategies for optimising cervical screening in...

Hospital pledged 150 new nurses

The State government has pledged more than 150 new nurses and midwives for the soon-to-be-opened Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Premier Daniel Andrews and...

Family anger over 11-hour wait

Ron Baldacchino’s family say he’s lucky to be alive after he was forced to endure a gruelling 11-hour wait to see a doctor at...

Call to lighten the ED load

A campaign aiming to build awareness about out-of-hours medical services as an alternative to crowded emergency departments was launched last week. The campaign by North...

Help needed for hospital

The Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital will soon open its doors and the hunt is on for volunteers. Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital...

The teal deal on cancer

A Deer Park chemist is turning teal for ovarian cancer awareness, hoping to make a big contribution to cancer research. With February dedicated to awareness...

Critical courtside assist

Joshua Simpson is lucky to be alive – and he has the quick thinking of family and staff at Keilor Basketball Stadium to thank...

West in good health

The doors are not yet open on the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital, but Sunshine Hospital is already reaping rewards. Of Western Health’s 2019...

Trailblazer calls it a day

More than 30 years after she helped blaze a path for female paramedics in Victoria, Georgie Hall has called it a day. Ms Hall was...

Trailblazer calls it a day

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Najdovski joins United’s A-League squad

Jake Najdovski will make the step from the National Premier League to the A-League after signing a scholarship contract with Western United. United announced on...