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Our First Patient at St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee

30 January 2018

On Tuesday 30th Jan 2018 St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee opened its doors to its first patient in-take.


Andy Murray has hip surgery by Dr John O’Donnell at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne

15 January 2018

Three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray has undergone hip surgery by Dr John O’Donnell, a man he describes as "one of the most experienced hip surgeons in the world". The surgery that took place on 9th January 2018 went successfully with Andy feeling optimistic.


Werribee Community Open Day

26 November 2017

On Sunday Nov 26th St Vincent’s Private Hospital Werribee opened its doors to give the local community a sneak peek before our formal opening in 2018. Visitors participated in guided tours of the hospital and had any queries resolved by hospital staff manning information stations throughout.


Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery

26 November 2017

The experienced team of Orthopaedic surgeons at St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne use the latest technology to perform joint replacement surgeries including hip, knee, ankle, wrist, shoulder and elbow. The team recently performed Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery.


St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne, first hospital in Victoria to use the Brainlab/AIRO

20 November 2017

St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne has become the first hospital in Victoria to provide intraoperative CT scans thanks to Brainlab and AIRO technology.


Bluetooth Cardiac Monitoring

07 November 2017

St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne is the first Victorian hospital to implant a Bluetooth cardiac monitor into a patient. The device connects with an app on the patient's smartphone and lets doctors see the results in real time. The entire procedure is completed in less than five minutes and me


Triple Delight

21 September 2017

The arrival of every baby is a very special moment, but the arrival of three at once requires additional planning by a full team of doctors and clinical staff. You can say hello to babies Oliver, Zayn and Isla by watching the news clip.


Hospital Marks Highest Point of Construction

17 October 2016

St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee marked the highest point of construction of its new $95 million health and aged care facility in Werribee with a topping out ceremony.


Ground Broken On New Hospital for Werribee

13 November 2015

St Vincent’s Health Australia has marked the first step in the construction of its new $95 million health and aged care facility for Werribee – in Melbourne’s growing south-west corridor – with a ground-breaking ceremony held on site today.


St Vincent’s Health Welcomes College of Surgeons’ Draft Bullying Report

10 October 2015

Australia’s largest non-government provider of public hospitals has welcomed the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ draft report into discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment calling it "brave" and a “strong step forward” in addressing the problem in hospitals and other health settings.


Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteraceae (CRE)

17 June 2015

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne would like to reassure our patients, staff, doctors and visitors that NO CASES of CRE have been identified at St Vincent’s Private, Melbourne- this includes our Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Kew campuses.


It's a girl, again

Patient Julia Marget, was told by obstetrician Dr Miranda Robinson that her twins would be arriving very soon when they were 33 weeks and 5 days gestation.


How any business can help the homeless

05 May 2015

In 2014, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne (SVPHM) CEO Ian Grisold joined the Vinnie’s CEO Sleep Out to raise money for the homeless. Initially hoping to raise $5000 dollars for the campaign, Ian requested the help of the staff and community at SVPHM to help him reach his target.


Media Release

24 March 2015

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne confirms that during January this year when there were two babies placed into the Night Nursery, one baby was mistakenly taken to the other baby’s parents room for a short time.


Multiple Multiples at St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne

18 August 2014

There are multiple multiple births at St Vincent's Private Hospital Special Care Nursery this week. Staff are seeing much more than double with a nursery full of triplets and twins alongside many singleton babies.


St Vincent’s announces new hospital and aged care facilities in Werribee

24 June 2014

St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA) has today announced that it will go ahead with major hospital and aged care developments in Victoria.


Victorian First - Smallest Implantable Cardiac Monitor

05 May 2014

Dr Uwais Mohamed at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Melbourne is amongst the first facilities in Australia to implant the world’s smallest cardiac monitor, capable of wirelessly diagnosing and managing potentially dangerous irregular heartbeats.