National Reconciliation Week 2023
t's National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3, 2023), a time to acknowledge our shared histories, cultures and achievements, and understand how we can create a reconciled Australia.
New trials for culturally and linguistically diverse patients
TRIALS to help people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds reduce their risk of falls and better manage chronic diseases are being fast-tracked thanks to new funding.
Mending more than broken parts
Meet one of Melton’s menders.
Laurie Geyer is part of a small team of volunteers at the Community Repair Café, which fixes broken items for residents for free.
Integrating surgery, research and education
A new tool to predict cancer patients’ response to chemotherapy and develop tailored treatment plans is being developed by Western Health and University of Melbourne researchers.
Dr Saulat Khan shares her reflections on Ramadan
Each year millions of Muslims observe Ramadan, which involves fasting for one month from dusk to dawn, prayer, charity and self-reflection.
Collaboration key to combatting chronic disease
The Western Health Chronic Disease Alliance's (WHCDA) innovative efforts to improve health outcomes in Melbourne’s western suburbs are showcased on its relaunched website.
Western Health supports First Nations self-determination
Western Health's Board of Directors has issued a statement in support of First Nation self-determination
A CAREER IN THE WEST IS BEST
From intern to clinical services director- Dr Claire Long reflects on two decades at Western Health.
Sunshine attracts the brightest stars
A career spanning three continents, meet Von Madrinan who hails from the Philippines.
CLOSING THE GAP
Driving improvements in health and education outcomes