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Take a walk for our hospitals

“In sickness and in health” – the words most of us associate with marriage vows. But for Kealba husband and wife Deb and Hilmi,...

Patient burnt after fire breaks out in operating room

A 72-year-old patient undergoing surgery at Sunshine Hospital is in a critical condition after she suffered burns when a fire broke out in the...

Hospitals prepared for pandemic

Western Health, which operates the Sunshine and Footscray hospitals, said it was well advanced in preparations for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The...

Call for more volunteers

Western Health is on the hunt for suitable volunteers to help run four of its hospitals. Volunteers are being sought for the Joan Kirner Womens...

Friends go the distance

A BreastWest program that supports patients going through a breast cancer diagnosis is having lasting benefits. The Sunshine Hospital program, which supports patients on their...

Emergency work takes shape

Work on Sunshine Hospital’s new $34 million emergency department has begun. The hospital’s emergency department is one of the busiest in the state, treating more...

Two doctors assaulted in a week at Sunshine Hospital

Assaults on two doctors at Sunshine Hospital in the space of a week have prompted Western Health to issue a public safety warning and...

A decade of looking good

Western Health is celebrating 10 years of looking good and feeling great. Look Good Feel Better is a national program dedicated to teaching cancer patients...

Vietnamese dig deep for hospital

Brimbank’s Vietnamese community has raised more than $300,000 to bolster the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Over a six-month period, the Vietnamese Community Appeal,...

Hospital in good health

The expansion of Sunshine Hospital’s emergency department took a giant step forward last week. A new temporary triage and ambulance and emergency services bay were...

Hospital delivers new baby unit

A state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit has opened at the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The unit is the first of its kind in...

$29 million Sunshine Hospital design revealed

The long-awaited redevelopment of Sunshine Hospital’s emergency department is a step closer. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos on Friday released designs for the $29.6 million...

Leading from the front

Western Bulldogs AFLW captain Ellie Blackburn has offered some words of inspiration to staff at Sunshine Hospital. The premiership hero spoke at Western Health’s invitation. “You’ve...

My Brimbank: Jozsef Tallosi’s

Jozsef Tallosi's music rings out through the halls of Sunshine and Footscray hospitals, giving a lift to patients and staff alike. He spoke to...

PJ parade at hospital

Sunshine Hospital staff have worn pyjamas to work – in a bid to get patients to shed theirs. The Western Health campaign is a 100-day...

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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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