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Inspiring nurses and midwives of the future

Sue is extremely passionate about nursing and midwifery.

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The heart of cardiac care

Nurse Lois Ross and social worker Lynese Norris who worked on the LGBTIQ project.

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The heart of cardiac care

Speaking to those who work alongside Lindsay you quickly understand the impact Lindsay has on his team and his patients.

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Getting it done

Kidney transplant recipient Nicki Scholes-Robertson knows first-hand how relentless dialysis life can be.

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Matters of the heart

In an Australian first, husband and wife team have established cardio-oncology program ‘Cancer and the Heart’.

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Supporting our refugees

Many people cannot relate to the trauma that is experienced by families fleeing war-torn countries in search of a better life.

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​The Wright way

Junior Medical Officer Brianna Wright is leaving behind what would arguably be her biggest five years.

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​At your finger tips

CANcierge is an app that provides easily accessible, relevant and reliable information on cancer care at Calvary Mater Newcastle.

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We are each other's answers

It’s December 2018. Joel Mason is recovering from surgery in John Hunter Hospital after being attacked by a shark at Nambucca Heads.

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The gift of life

Jessica McCourt had read with interest about a rare seven-way kidney exchange, little did she know she would be part of one herself.

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A breath of fresh air

Three-year-old Shamirah was breathing through a small tube the size of a straw when she arrived at John Hunter Children’s Hospital.

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Driving change

A mother's passion.

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A safe balance

Ensuring the perfect balance between image quality and safety.

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Nil by mouth

What if you couldn’t eat for six months?

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Nuclear Medicine Scientist

Michelle Hughes knew from the start she wanted to be a scientist.

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Tooth be told

We all know someone who is afraid of the dentist.

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James beats the Cystic Fibrosis odds to see out 60

At birth he was given a five-year life expectancy.

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Early detection saves lives

Carol Surman received a bowel cancer screening kit when she turned 50 but never did the test.

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Health Matters summer

As a health service our staff are saving lives every minute of every day, but there are some stories that really stand out.

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Brothers in battle

Finding out the only neurosurgeon in your country can’t operate due to a lack of equipment is devastating.

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Here's cheers to 40 years!

Toomelah was established in the 1930s and has produced some incredible Aboriginal talent.

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Striking a balance

An online menu planning program is helping childcare centres.

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All sewn up

2018 was a huge year for the JHH vollies, for good reason.

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Puppy love

A litter of Blue French Bulldogs has been visiting nursing home residents with amazing results.

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Fresh change

Hospital food – it can get a bad rap, but there’s a fresh change on the menu in Armidale.

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Winds of change

Four months ago, Olivia’s asthma dramatically improved when she was started on a new treatment.

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Health matters spring

In this edition of Health Matters, we bring to you stories about how the patient experience extends well beyond the clinical space.

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Still Jill

“While I’m well enough I need to tell this story. It could save lives.”

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Baby buddies

Sometimes babies decide they’re ready to come out and meet the world, even if they’re not physically up to the task.

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A village to raise a mother

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In Moree, they’re using that same adage to raise a mother.

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Bush medicine

A new initiative in the remote Aboriginal communities of Toomelah and Boggabilla is breathing new life into the practice of traditional healing.

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A richer patient experience

For little Evie Rich, reaching milestones does not come naturally.

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Back on the bike

Suffering from a heart condition or undergoing major heart surgery can be a frightening experience.

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Community spirit

Local community groups are thoughtfully donating Sensory Diversional Therapy items.

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Sharing Kate's Story

Kate is a Mental Health Aboriginal Liaison Officer and passionate advocate for indigenous mental health care.

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Sharing PAEAMHATH’s Story

The innovative Police Ambulance Early Access to Mental Health Assessment via TeleHealth program has reduced trauma for patients. #MentalHealthMonth

Healthy living tips

Managing stress

Feeling overwhelmed with stress? Here is what you need to look out for​.

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Sharing Bala’s Story

Balkrishna Nagarsekar has the type of caring, considered and trusting nature that makes him perfectly suited to dealing with young minds. #MentalHealthMonth

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Sharing Bron’s Story

Bron Rose has a deeply personal connection with the mental health issues experienced by the Aboriginal community. #MentalHealthMonth

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Swap What’s Packed in the lunchbox: SWAP-It

Parents and carers will have a helping hand to create healthier lunchboxes.

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Contractor appointed for New Maitland Hospital build

Multiplex Constructions & CBRE Project Managers to develop Maitland Hospital.

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Meeting our 2018 Excellence Awards finalists: MHCPU

One of three nominees in the 'Patients as Partners' category.

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Meeting our 2018 Excellence Awards finalists: Connecting Corrections

Nominated for 'Delivering Integrated Care'.

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Meeting our 2018 Excellence Awards finalists: Jess Taggart

Jessica is one of four nominated for 2018 Emerging Leader.

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Meeting our 2018 Excellence Awards finalists: Bron Rose

Bron Rose is one of three nominated for 2018 Staff Member of the Year.

Healthy living Tips

Become a lifesaver during DonateLife Week

Consider the importance of becoming an organ and tissue donor.

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Major funding boost to improve health

Local projects benefit from NSW Health Translational Research Grants Scheme.

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Health Matters Winter '18

This edition focuses on patients, technology and the furriest member of the John Hunter Hospital team.

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Tamworth renovation now complete

Nurse Unit Manager Sue overviews the Hospital’s Rehabilitation Unit renovation.

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Muswellbrook concrete

The momentous occasion was captured thanks to a camera mounted on the tower crane.

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BHI report results (Q1 2018)

The latest BHI Healthcare Quarterly Activity and Performance Report is in!

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HIV testing week 2018

The first week in June is HIV Testing Week and NSW Health is encouraging you to get tested.

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Mark Hughes Foundation beanies

Our staff raises money for Beanies for Brain Cancer.

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Crazy socks for docs day

Colourful crazy socks as part of #CrazySocks4Docs day!

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HealthOne Port Stephens

Check out what the new HealthOne in Port Stephens is going to look like!

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Health Matters Autumn '18

The cycle of life is highlighted in many of the stories in this edition of Health Matters.

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A tune for Leckie

Much to the delight of a palliative care patient named Leckie, a local piper played in the courtyard of John Hunter Hospital.

 


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