News and media releases

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Delivering for Stonnington

Dr Danielle Wilkins is looking for forward to the opening of the new Cabrini Mother and Baby Centre in April 2015. ... Learn more

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Collaboration between Cabrini and mecwacare receives funding support

Cabrini and mecwacare have received $80,000 worth of funding to support a collaboration designed to improve end-of-life care for people in residential aged-care and community settings. ... Learn more

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2015 Peter Meese Memorial Lecture

Incorporating interdisciplinary care in the cancer patient's journey - Tuesday 24 March 2015 at 6pm ... Learn more

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Great save for Maya

It was an eventful Valentine’s Day (Saturday 14 February) for little Maya Benau (5), her parents Claudia and David and her brother Noah (8) of Carnegie. ... Learn more

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2015 Cabrini Cycle Challenge

2015 will mark the third annual Cabrini Cycle Challenge and will be a magnificent ride that takes in two of the most beautiful areas of Victoria: The Grampians and the Great Ocean Road. ... Learn more

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Cabrini launches new community bereavement service

Cabrini is pleased to announce the launch of Vale, a new, community-based bereavement service in the City of Stonnington. This is the first service of its kind in Victoria. ... Learn more

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Australia Day accolade for Institute Council Chair

Professor Peter Fuller, Chair of the Cabrini Institute Council, received a Member (AM) honour in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours 2015 for "significant service to medicine as an endocrinologist through medical research and professional organisations". ... Learn more

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Free program for people affected by Cancer

Cabrini and the Cancer Council Victoria invite people affected by brain cancer, including family and friends, to attend a free ‘Living with Cancer’ program comprising weekly sessions throughout February 2015, beginning Tuesday 3 February. ... Learn more

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Cabrini scholarship winners announced

The recipients of Cabrini’s 2014 scholarship awards were announced at an event held yesterday. Cabrini Chief Executive Dr Michael Walsh presented the awards together with Mary-Anne Gallagher (Executive Director, People and Culture) who spearheaded the program. ... Learn more

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Sister Barbara Staley MSC appointed Superior General

Sr Barbara Staley MSC was named the ninth Superior General of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in June 2014. Recently she relocated to Rome, Italy to take up her new position. She succeeds Sr Patricia Spillane MSC who was Superior General since 2008. ... Learn more

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New Board composition for Cabrini Health

At the Annual General Meeting of Cabrini Health held in October 2014, membership of the Board of Directors was refreshed as four Directors retired and two new Directors were appointed. Richard Rogers was appointed Chairman of the Board. ... Learn more

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All welcome at 2014 Research Day

Cabrini’s 2014 Research Day (Wednesday 22 October) is open to community members and all are welcome. It is being held at Cabrini Malvern (183 Wattletree Road) in the auditorium on level 1 (11.30 am until 6 pm). ... Learn more

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Cabrini among the top maternity hospitals

Cabrini is ranked the second top maternity service nationally, according to the results of Medibank Private’s annual national survey into maternity hospital experiences announced to coincide with Mother’s Day. More than 1500 patients across Australia completed the survey. ... Learn more

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Cabrini wins major private healthcare award

Cabrini has won the Minister’s Award for Private Hospital Excellence presented at the 2014 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards last night (Monday 13 October). ... Learn more

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Cabrini celebrates National Volunteer Week

Cabrini is celebrating National Volunteer Week 13-19 May, Australia’s largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism. Today in Australia more than 6 million people volunteer annually. This represents more than one-third of Australia’s adult population. ... Learn more

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Professor Rachelle Buchbinder awarded NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow

Cabrini’s Professor Rachelle Buchbinder has been offered the choice of a Senior Principal Research Fellowship or another Practitioner Fellowship with the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia’s leading expert body promoting the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards ... Learn more

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Cabrini received BIG appreciation

Cabrini has received a Certificate of Appreciation by The Big Issue’s Women’s Subscription Enterprise. Cabrini is one of the ‘Big 100’ – a group of organisations supporting the enterprise by subscribing annually to ten copies of every issue of the magazine. ... Learn more

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Father's Day 2014 – a time to take responsibility

“This is an opportunity to appreciate the importance of men as fathers, husbands, partners, brothers, grandfathers, uncles and friends,” says Manager of Foundation 49: Men’s Health’s Penny Christie. “It is a time to acknowledge men in the family unit and in particular, their crucial role as Dad and an important role model for their children.” ... Learn more

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Cabrini's new Social and Community Outreach annual report launched

The new Cabrini Social and Community Outreach Annual Report 2013-14 describes the organisation’s achievements in supporting underserved people in Melbourne and beyond. The report was launched at the annual Project Partners event held at Cabrini Malvern on 1 September 2014. ... Learn more

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Private health teams up to provide alternatives that change lives for the better

Cabrini Health and Medibank Private have completed a pilot to establish the benefits of providing programs that would educate and support patients who have chronic illness and complex health issues. ... Learn more

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Cabrini Linen Service nominated for two construction awards

The new purpose-built 9000 square-metre Cabrini Linen Service at Dandenong South was nominated for two awards in the 2014 Master Builders Excellence in Construction, Housing and Regional Building Awards. ... Learn more

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Cabrini announced a finalist in the Press Ganey Success Story Awards

Cabrini’s emergency department (ED) follow-up phone call program is a finalist in the Press Ganey Success Story Award.
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Winners of 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards announced

On Monday 12 May, Cabrini celebrated the fourth annual Nursing Excellence Awards at Merrimu reception centre in the Melbourne suburb of Murrumbeena. The event was attended by staff, Board members and sponsors AON, Hesta and Maxxia. ... Learn more

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Cabrini acquires AWA

Cabrini and PPB Advisory are pleased to announce completion of the sale of AWA Limited’s Information and Communication Technology business and assets to Cabrini Health Limited (Cabrini). Phil Carter, Daniel Walley and Alan Walker of PPB Advisory were appointed administrators of AWA Limited (AWA) on 26 February 2014. ... Learn more

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Cabrini features on ABC-TV's "Australian Story" program

Cabrini Malvern has played a role in the treatment and recovery of two people injured in the attacks that took place on the Black Cat Trail in PNG in September 2013. ... Learn more

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A new life begins for Papua New Guinea man

Twenty-seven-year-old Kingsford Guri’s life is looking so much brighter thanks to the skills and generosity of surgeons and staff at Cabrini and Children First Foundation. ... Learn more

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Three nurses awarded Peter Meese honour

The annual Peter Meese Memorial Lecture was held on Tuesday 25 March at Cabrini Malvern, with the theme ‘Family cancer and the place of genetic counselling’. ... Learn more

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Speakers announced for Peter Meese Memorial Lecture

Cabrini’s annual Peter Meese Memorial Lecture, a free event that is open to the public, is being held on Tuesday 25 March in the Chapel at Cabrini Malvern, 183 Wattletree Road in Malvern at 6 pm. ... Learn more

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Sr Helen Monkivitch RSM honoured

Sr Helen Monkivitch RSM, a member of Cabrini’s Board of Directors since 2008, has been recognised for a lifetime of leadership, generosity and innovation by being named on the 2014 Victorian Honour Roll of Women, announced on 8 March as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations in Victoria. ... Learn more

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Latest Cabrini Institute Annual Report released

The Cabrini Institute Annual Report 2012-13 which is now available, is designed to provide an overview of Cabrini’s education, research and health promotion activities during 2012-13. ... Learn more

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Love is in the air at Cabrini Ashwood

This year, Mary (86) and Jack (88) Hardy celebrated their 65th Valentine’s Day together at Cabrini’s residential aged-care home in Ashwood. Together with five other couples, they enjoyed a romantic lunch with champagne and opera music. ... Learn more

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Cabrini celebrates the ultimate gift of love

Parents Lian and Toby Wilson of Moorabbin received a special Valentine’s Day present with the safe arrival of their baby boy Lachlan Neil (weighing 3745 gm) at Cabrini Malvern on Friday 14 February at 8.45 am. ... Learn more

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An exciting New Year's Eve

It was a particularly exciting New Year’s Eve for new parents Kate and Michael Duggan who welcomed their first baby Amelia Margaret Duggan born ten minutes into 2014 at Cabrini Malvern. ... Learn more

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Do you have elbow pain (tennis elbow)?

The Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, in collaboration with Malvern Diagnostic Imaging Group and Imaging@Olympic Park are commencing a clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of different tennis elbow treatments. ... Learn more

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From Mildura to Melbourne in five days by pedal power

Ride For The Hills to finish in Malvern on Friday 20 December ... Learn more

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New Health Service and Community Benefit Report released

The Cabrini Health Service and Community Benefit Report 2012-13 is now available and is designed to provide an overview of the health services and community benefits provided by Cabrini during 2012-13. ... Learn more

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Health Minister David Davis opens new Cabrini Linen Service

The Hon David Davis MLC, Victorian Minister for Health, officially opened the new Cabrini Linen Service facility at 3 Logis Blvd, Dandenong South on Tuesday 19 November. ... Learn more