Since his wife’s admission into hospital in late October, Lawrie has arrived early at the hospital each day, patiently waiting for visiting hours to open at 9am, so he can spend the day sitting with her.
Husband and wife duo of 53-years John and Bridget Noble are some of Metro North Health’s Comprehensive High-dose Aphasia Treatment (CHAT) program's biggest advocates, following John’s stroke event in February 2021.
The new Vestibular Physiotherapy Rapid Access Service enables patients who present to the hospital's emergency department (ED) with dizziness to be seen directly by specialised Advanced Vestibular Physiotherapists for timely assessment, and followed up as an outpatient within just a few days, thereby avoiding an overnight hospital stay.
Tin Can Bay local Nemani Ranuve has seen many milestones in the past 187 days in our care. From Christmas in a coma in RBWH ICU to his 21st birthday in the STARS rehabilitation ward – and now he’s ticked the big one off the list as he walked out the doors to go home.
A surprise baby is the one hundredth infant to participate in RBWH’s NeoHOME program. NeoHOME provides support from the Grantley Stable Neonatology team for eligible families to take their new family member home two to three weeks earlier than they previously could.
After spending 120 days in STARS Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Fabian headed home in time to celebrate Christmas with his family. He was presented with a ‘graduation’ certificate by members of his rehabilitation team.