With so much change and uncertainty in the current environment, many people are struggling with their mental health and suffering increased anxiety. Alfred Senior Psychologist Luke said this was very common, and has offered some tips to help people cope during difficult times.
Every year, senior staff at Caulfield Hospital decide the recipient of the Dr Simon Scharf Award for Outstanding Advanced Trainee in Geriatric Medicine. Dr Susanto Winata received the 2019 award for his compassionate, empathetic and patient-centred care along with great leadership.
With smoke from Australia's devastating bushfires blanketing Melbourne this week, many people have experienced an onset of coughs, sore throats and more severe respiratory complications like asthma. Associate Professor Mark Hew, respiratory specialist at The Alfred, explains why bushfire smoke can be so dangerous for some people.