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NEW IPHONE APP FOCUSES ON MEN'S HEALTH

9 February 2011

Australian men now have the expertise of 17 leading health specialists at their fingertips with the release of The Alfred's myHealthMate™ iPhone app.

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C'MON MATE, GET SUN SMART...

28 January 2011

Skin cancer is more common than all other cancers combined, in Australia, so it's important to look after your skin.

Head of the Victorian Melanoma Service at The Alfred, Dr John Kelly explains the dangers of the sun and what to look out for when checking your own skin. 

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ARE YOUR WATERWORKS WORKING?

28 January 2011

Dr Peter Royce, The Alfred's Director of Urology, talks about why it's important for men to see a doctor regularly, and covers tips on how to keep healthy and what to do if your waterworks give you trouble.  

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JACOB'S JOURNEY: BEATING THE ODDS

 26 August 2010

One sunny day in 2009, 21-year-old Jacob Fry didn't turn up for work. When his father, Paul, tried to reach him on his mobile it was a police officer who answered.   It was the news no father wants to hear - his son had been in an horrific car accident and was being airlifted to The Alfred hospital.  Jacob was given a five per cent chance of survival. 

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NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS WEEK

CELEBRATING VOLUNTEERS ACROSS ALFRED HEALTH

11 May 2010

Close to 500 volunteers offer support across Alfred Health.  Whether at The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital or Sandringham Hospital, the contribution is enormous and the experience and care they bring is valued by all.

During National Volunteers Week 2010 we celebrate our volunteers, and to illustrate their dedication and enthusiasm we have prepared a short vodcast - a shapshot into the world of the volunteer at The Alfred.

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 6)

DHIRAJ BHATIA, RN GRADE 2, ICU

17 March 2010

With nursing experience on three continents, Dhiraj is no stranger to working in diverse hospital environments.  Having now landed at The Alfred, and with a passion for ICU nursing, she shares her reasons for making the long trip to Melbourne. 

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 5)

ANDREW DAVIES, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ICU

10 March 2010

To become a nurse in an ICU requires specialist skills, attributes and the ability to work together in a team. Head of Trauma ICU, Dr Andrew Davies gives his perspective on ICU nursing and outlines why the role is vital. 

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 4)

JON CROFT, ASSOCIATE CHARGE NURSE, ICU

 3 March 2010

Many critical care nurses extend their skills and experience with placements abroad.  Meet ICU Associate Charge Nurse, Jon Croft as he talks about his time in Afghanistan, and how those experiences have been infused into his work back home. 

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 3)

WENDY GRANT, CLINICAL NURSE MANAGER, ICU

24 February 2010

Wendy Grant sees the highs and lows of providing care to some of Australia's sickest patients. Hear how she enjoys working in a challenging environment, like intensive care, and how she values new staff bringing fresh ideas to the workplace.

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 2)

JULIE WILLMOTT, NURSE MANAGER, ICU

17 February 2010

Join The Alfred's ICU Nurse Manager as she candidly broaches topics including the delivery of sensitive news to patients and their families, and shares how staff come together to support each other.

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THE FACES BEHIND ICU (EPISODE 1)

JASON WATTERSON, ICU CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR

10 February 2010

Spend a couple of minutes with ICU Clinical Nurse Educator, Jason Watterson and learn about his work and how the dynamic nature of his job - balanced with his military commitments - keeps him coming back to The Alfred.

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