Rehabilitation development underway at Beleura The Ramsay Way - 2015 | 02 7 Masada studies parent fatigue MASADA PRIVATE HOSPITAL’S MOTHER BABY UNIT WILL SHORTLY COMMENCE A STUDY WITH MONASH UNIVERSITY, WHICH WILL AIM TO GAIN A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE EXTENT, EXPERIENCE AND IMPACT OF FATIGUE AMONG PARENTS OF INFANTS WITH UNSETTLED BEHAVIOUR. The project aims to extend previous research by investigating fatigue, sleep, emotional well-being and sustained attention in women attending the Masada Private Hospital Mother Baby Unit. The aim of the study is to increase the awareness of sleep disturbance, Sleepiness and fatigue symptoms in mothers of infants with unsettled infant behaviour amongst health care practitioners and the general community. It will also Increase the understanding of the extent of these same symptoms in partners of mothers with unsettled infants and may identify specific subgroups of parents with unsettled infant behaviour who could benefit from more targeted treatment for fatigue and sleepiness symptoms in Masada’s Mother Baby Unit, or in other health care settings. The research may increase current understanding of the social factors that influence relationships between sleep disturbance, fatigue and symptoms of psychological distress. A COMPREHENSIVE 30 BED REHABILITATION FACILITY IS UNDERWAY FOR RAMSAY’S BELEURA PRIVATE HOSPITAL FACILITY ON THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA. It will feature large private patient rooms with ensuites; spacious lounge and patient dining areas, a fully equipped gymnasium, a hydrotherapy pool and allied health infrastructure. Beleura and Peninsula Private Hospital Chief Executive Officer Paul Geddes said he was excited about providing a rehabilitation service to the community of the Mornington Peninsula. “The new service will be a huge bonus for patients recovering from orthopaedic joint replacement surgery, spinal surgery, major or minor surgery or a medical condition where there is a need to improve tolerance, strength, pain relief or functional ability,” Paul said. Gallipoli Centenary Ball THE FIRST GALLIPOLI CENTENARY BALL IN APRIL AS A MAJOR FUNDRAISER FOR THE GALLIPOLI MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION AT GREENSLOPES PRIVATE HOSPITAL. More than 700 guests attended the evening which raised almost $160,000 and recognised the $5 million contribution of the RSL. Ramsay Chairman, Michael Siddle (pictured) spoke at the evening and Ramsay Australia CEO, Mr Danny Sims was amongst the VIP guests on the night. 24 Hour Pharmacy now open at John Flynn JOHN FLYNN PRIVATE HOSPITAL & RAMSAY PHARMACY OPENED THEIR 24 HOUR RAMSAY PHARMACY. THE FIRST OF ITS KIND ON THE GOLD COAST, THE NEW PHARMACY IS NOW OPERATING 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. Jann Stuckey, MP for Currumbin, Paul Fitzmaurice, Ramsay Group Chief Commercial Officer and Peter Giannopoulos, Ramsay Pharmacy National Manager, officially opened the new Ramsay Pharmacy at the hospital’s launch event and facility tour on Thursday 30th April. John Flynn Private Hospital CEO, Mr Greg Jenke said the new pharmacy would provide a great service to the southern Gold Coast and Tweed local communities. “The new Ramsay Pharmacy is now open 24/7, is much larger than the previous facility, with most of the additional floor space being retail, giving patients and visitors the opportunity to choose from a wide range of dispensary items and products. “There is an ATM and a n umber of patient health stations to assist patients with additional information, 24 hours a day.” Greg said. Ramsay Pharmacy National Manager, Mr Peter Giannopoulos said L-R: Peter Giannopoulos, Ramsay Pharmacy National Manager; Paul Fitzmaurice, Ramsay Group Chief Commercial Officer; Jann Stuckey, MP Currumbin; Greg Jenke, John Flynn CEO. that “the 24 hour Pharmacy operation would provide a valuable support service to the onsite Emergency Department and help to meet the pharmacy needs of the Gold Coast and surrounding areas. The newly redeveloped pharmacy showcases the Ramsay Pharmacy branding and is anticipated to be the first of a number of franchised Ramsay retail pharmacies in and around the Gold Coast area in close proximity to John Flynn & Pindara Private Hospitals”. Ramsay Pharmacy offers a wide range of expert pharmacist advice, a secure script file service, a wide range of over the counter medicines, patient medication profiles, health and body products, gifts, and complementary medicines. Snacks, newspapers, and magazines are also available. The Retail Pharmacist Manager of Ramsay Pharmacy, Eunice Tan and her team are very keen to provide the best possible service to patients, visitors and staff at John Flynn. The operational hours of the retail pharmacy mean that the retail pharmacy will be available to provide medications to patients and prepare discharges when the level 1 hospital dispensary is not operating. This will be fantastic for facilitating improved patient discharge times and ensuring that our patients receive comprehensive clinical pharmacy services as an essential component of contemporary health care practice.
The Ramsay Way - Winter 2015
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