Stay up to date with what our teams are doing day-to-day working for The Common Good.
Hip fractures in elderly patients can be devastating for both physical and mental health. After undergoing surgery many patients go home, and without proper aftercare a large portion (33%) are re-admitted to hospital after further falls.
Every year, 50,000 Australians suffer from stroke. Of these people, more than half will go on to have a permanent disability that makes carrying out everyday tasks difficult or impossible without help.
Dr Eamonn Eeles and his team are replicating and developing a new isotope to use in the radiography of the brain that will allow areas of the brain, that haven't been seen before, to be shown. Once approved, this revolutionary scan can be used on dementia patients.