Keep up to date with recent news about Burnside Hospital, new services and new specialists.
In 2018, the University of Sydney found that the healthcare sector contributes 7% of Australia’s carbon footprint and this soars to 10% in the USA (Davey, 2018). International networks such as Healthcare Without Harm, the Climate and Health Alliance and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) are advocating the change to more sustainable healthcare provision across the globe as healthcare providers aim to meet community expectations and consumer preference for responsible facilities. This becomes even more important as climate change threatens health and healthcare functions.
“Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.” Martha Graham, dancer and choreographer for over seventy years
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Ross McIlwraith, one of the Burnside Hospital Clinical Nurse Coordinators in the Perioperative Suite, leaves in September 2018 to volunteer on the ‘Africa Mercy’ hospital ship, delivering onboard surgical services to the people of Guinea, West Africa with the Mercy Ships organisation.
Could a robotic-assisted hip or knee replacement be right for you?
The Burnside Hospital is now seeking Consumer Advisory Group members who can represent their community.
The new virtual tour of the maternity unit is now online!
Burnside Hospital is delighted to announce the addition of three Urologists, Dr Mark Lloyd, Dr Peter Penkoff and Dr Dan Spernat to our hospital. Urology treats conditions involving the kidney, bladder, prostate and male reproductive system, including prostate cancer, incontinence and sexual dysfunction.
Nominations are now open for the 2018 SA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards
Burnside Hospital's redevelopment of the day surgery environment is now complete! This exciting project has enabled the hospital to deliver premier pre and post-operative day surgery facilities and is the largest redevelopment at the hospital since 2002. View our video on the new day surgery.
The Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has this week released a Deloitte Access Economics Report ‘Asleep on the Job’ commissioned by Sleep Health Foundation.
The refurbishment of the Brian Fricker Oncology Centre at Burnside Hospital has been completed in July and provides a comforting and spacious environment for oncology patients.
As part of our commitment to continual improvement, Burnside Hospital are conducting a patient survey to gain a better understanding about our patients’ experiences.
The Burnside Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Trent Batchelor to the position of Clinical Manager, Perioperative Service.
eAdmissions are now available!
The introduction of MakoPlasty Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement Surgery at Burnside Hospital has been a great success. The Hospital, together with the specialists from AOTS–OrthoRobotics, are excited to be able offer the same innovative technology to patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery.
Burnside Hospital was pleased to achieve excellent results after its ACHS Periodic Review in August 2016.
Today, Wednesday 26 October 2016, marks the 60th birthday of the Burnside War Memorial Hospital
ADVANCE NOTICE Temporary relocation of main entrance & front reception 6 Oct 2016 - 16 Oct 2016
21 September 2016
Burnside Hospital is currently redeveloping its Short Stay Procedure Unit or ‘day surgery’. This exciting project will enable the hospital to provide premier pre and post operative day surgery facilities to more patients, and an improved working environment for staff and our visiting specialists.
Read our update on water entering the hospital on the evening of 8 September 2016. Please note, with exception of the Sleep Centre, the hospital remains open and is operating 'business as usual'.
The Maternity Unit Raffle 2016 was drawn at the hospital on Wednesday 10 August.
After months of meticulous planning, consultation and engagement with its community, Burnside Hospital is thrilled to announce that works on the highly anticipated redevelopment of its Short Stay Procedure Unit (SSPU) or day surgery have commenced.
Please note, the Maternity Unit Raffle 2016 draw (raffle prize hand-crafted quilt) has been extended to Wednesday 10th August 2016. All winners will be notified within 4 days of the raffle draw.
In December 2015, Burnside Hospital was thrilled to install state-of-the-art haptic robotic technology, providing highly advanced visual, sensory and auditory feedback to surgeons performing joint replacement surgery.
We are pleased to participate in the Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR), a Commonwealth Government initiative tracking the outcomes and quality of breast devices across Australia.
Plans for a major refurbishment of Burnside Hospital's Short Stay Procedure Unit (SSPU) are well underway, which would see the hospital deliver new day surgery facilities (pre and post operative).