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Leading for the west

A neurologist on a mission to make the western suburbs one of the leading research areas in the world has been honoured with an...

Hospital doctors ‘exhausted’

Junior doctors at the Sunshine Hospital have launched legal action amid claims they are working beyond exhaustion, underpaid and not given mandatory clinical training...

Faulty computer causes hospital evacuation overnight

Firefighters helped evacuate several cardiac patients from Sunshine Hospital last night, after smoke from a computer filled a ward. Crews were called to the hospital...

A celebration of women

A colourful four-metre high statue has been unveiled at the soon to be opened Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The eye-catching statue “Joy”, which...

Hospital wait blowout

Patients presenting at Sunshine Hospital face some of the longest wait times in the country. Just 71 per cent of emergency patients (those requiring treatment...

Great idea is a big help

Western Health has celebrated the launch of an initiative helping those in greatest need. The organisation’s new website, The Greatest Need Project, went live at...

Forum promotes awareness of family violence

Western Health is ensuring its staff are better equipped to deal with a growing number of family violence incidents. The Sunshine Hospital hosted a six-hour...

The technology building Sunshine’s newest hospital

A new wave of innovative technology is guiding the construction of a maternity and paediatric hospital in Sunshine. The Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital...

Sunshine Hospital sets new record

Sunshine Hospital maternity staff members were pushed to their limits in October as the hospital eclipsed its record for births carried out in a...

A sad day for senior citizen

A Wyndham woman has called for improved treatment for senior citizens who have a mental illness, after her own experience with the health system. Norma...

Hospital gets added beauty

If Footscray Hospital visitors notice a few more eye-catching sights around the grounds this year, it’s Braybrook students from Caroline Chisholm Catholic College they...

Sunshine Hospital seeks new help

Sunshine Hospital needs new volunteers for its meal assistance program, and hopes to double the numbers of hands on deck. Currently the hospital has 20...

New app to help nurses communicate with non-English speaking patients at Western Health

New software will be rolled out at Sunshine hospital that will help non-English speaking patients communicate with nurses. Health Minister Jill Hennessy was at the...

Sunshine hospital comes of age

Reporter Ben Cameron examines the growth of Sunshine Hospital   As many as 1200 people needing radiology treatment at Sunshine will no longer have to travel...

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Free kinder spots available

Brimbank families with young children are encouraged to look into enrolling their child into the newly announced free kindergarten program. Early Childhood and Pre-Prep Minister...

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