InfoTec bike future of knee replacement recovery

Conception of a new rehabilitation system, led by Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Mark Hurworth, aims to revolutionise the precision and accuracy of recovery after knee injuries. InfoTec cycle power meter, designed in conjunction with Verve Cycling Australia, creates individualised cycling rehabilitation programs which will reduce costs and enable remote recovery for patients who are unable to … Continue reading InfoTec bike future of knee replacement recovery

Theatre caregivers demonstrate teamwork on and off the field

WAWFL players Matilda Husband, Bree Spencer and RachaelCarder are all St John of God Murdoch Hospital theatrescaregivers, proving teamwork is important on and off the field. With three WA Women’s Football league (WAWFL) players workingin the theatres at St John of God Murdoch Hospital, the ladies areproving that teamwork is applicable both on and off … Continue reading Theatre caregivers demonstrate teamwork on and off the field

Volunteers help ease parents nerves during children’s surgery

Ian Chang is one of the new paediatric volunteers at St John of God Murdoch Hospital, with the role helping to ease the nerves of parents whose child is having surgery. A new volunteer role at St John of God Murdoch Hospital is helping to ease the nerves of parents whose child is having surgery. … Continue reading Volunteers help ease parents nerves during children’s surgery

You can’t ask that! Embarrassing questions about surgery

The team from Murdoch theatres Our Day Procedure Unit Nurse Manager, Summa Lewington, breaks down some of your most awkward questions! What if I smell because I can’t wear deodorant? You will be asked to refrain from applying deodorant, perfume, moisturisers and powder on your skin before surgery. You can usually shower the morning of … Continue reading You can’t ask that! Embarrassing questions about surgery