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ICU nursing innovation keeps family connected

When family and friends were unable to visit The Alfred Hospital during COVID-19, it created new challenges that many of our nurses had not experienced before. A big challenge for our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was the loss of the usual face-to-face communication between staff and families. To help ease an already stressful time for… Read More

Special Alfred Health Week panel discussion provides Aboriginal insights

“Harmful policies of the past still affect Indigenous people today when it comes to accessing healthcare and research. We need to rebuild their trust and acknowledge the harms of the past in healthcare. That is the first step.” These are the words of Dr Jessica O’Brien, Alfred Health cardiologist and Monash University PhD student, who… Read More

Alfred Research Week 2023 – Keynote and awards

Alfred Health Week’s keynote speaker Professor Karen Adams, from Monash University’s Gukwonderuk Indigenous Health Unit,  today delivered a very powerful and honest address about the historic treatment of Indigenous peoples and the impacts that still has within public hospitals. She also spoke about the recently-launched Victorian Aboriginal Research Accord, which aims to change the way… Read More

Jenny Hoy Alfred Health

Around the Precinct – 8 December 2022

The precinct marks World AIDS Day, awards and grants for several researchers, and how exercise rehabilitation could help those with long COVID – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Shining a light on women living with HIV The challenges faced by women living with HIV will be the focus of the Victorian… Read More