September is Blood Cancer Awareness month, and the Foundation had the privilege to interview Julie. Julie is a patient at the Prince of Wales Hospital currently being treated for Leukemia in the Haematology wards. Her story is of bravery, heart and determination and we are in awe of her positivity during her treatment.
It’s Allied Health Professionals Day on Friday 14 October so lets celebrate our Allied Health team here at the POWH. Today we had a chat to Ruby who is part of the team and learnt more about her role, why allied health is important and what she loves to do outside of work.
The Foundation team recently caught up with Prince of Wales Hospital Infectious Disease Specialist Dr Kristen Overton and spoke to her about her research into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an ever-increasing range of infections.
In 2008, I was a 26 year old expat living and working in Whistler, Canada and was celebrating a recent promotion on a night out when I fell, tumbling down a flight of stairs and breaking my neck, it went from everything being fantastic to everything being, quite literally, turned on it’s head.
It’s Speech Pathology Week and we had the chance to catch up with Sienna who is a Speech Pathologist in the Geriatrics Department at Prince of Wales Hospital. Sienna is deeply passionate about speech pathology and the meaning it can bring to a patient’s life when they need it the most.
For NAIDOC week we had the honour to interview Miki, Charmaine and Rhiana, a team of Aboriginal Health Workers at Prince of Wales Community Health.
Hayley is one of our Radiation Therapists at the Prince of Wales Hospital who has recently been appointed the Hospital’s Wellbeing Ambassador. This is a district initiative to help focus on staff wellbeing and implementation of wellbeing interventions at the Hospital.
Tony isn’t a stranger to cancer. In 2012, he was first diagnosed with lung cancer which led to surgery to remove parts of his lungs. Sadly this was just the beginning.
Rachel Farrelly is set to become the first Indigenous female surgeon. Her journey was not easy and being a Gunu woman who was raised on Wiradjuri country, moving from a small rural community to a city university had its challenges.
The Oncology Clinical Trials Unit at the Prince of Wales Hospital offers a plethora of trials including 15 for women with ovarian cancer across different stages of their cancer trajectory.
Generously donated goods from Woolworths Metro Randwick, refreshing organic Kombucha drinks from Remedy, delicious Lindt chocolates and mouth-watering cheese rolls from Baker’s Delight Wynyard lifted spirits across our hospital staff. Thank you to our corporate partners for their exceptional contributions. You brightened some of our most challenging days and brought a smile to our staff’s faces.
Cardiovascular disease affects all of us and accounts for over 1.2 million hospitalisations in Australia alone, so it comes as no surprise that the Prince of Wales Cardiology Department is the
This unforeseen pandemic has given society so many challenges and has changed our way of living. We all learned to adjust to the “new normal” and thanks to high vaccination rates our cities are now starting to open up again.
PARTIALLY FUNDED BY the 2020 Foundation Grant Rounds, Dr Eckhardt’s research challenged the guidance that special aerosol precautions are only needed when using oxygen therapies
Pioneering Treatments Available at Prince of Wales Hospital Facial Nerve And Facial Reconstruction Clinic
Facial Palsy significantly impacts the quality of life of many people in Australia and can even cause depression. DR CATHERINE MELLER – a specialist Ear,