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The Nightingale - Issue 7

The Nightingale - Issue 7

Welcome to The Nightingale - Issue 7

Message from Mark: We welcome our new CEO, and the governance and management changes to take St Luke's forward.

Our Chairman Julian Beaumont OAM recently announced changes to better position St Luke’s, including retiring on 27 November. I pay the highest tribute to Julian who has led St Luke’s over the last 13 years (a total of 22 years as a Director) through a number of crucial stages. He kept us energised and focused during some tough times, and has overseen growth and prosperity, Board renewal, and strengthening of our brand and reputation...

The Nightingale - Issue 6

The Nightingale - Issue 6

Welcome to The Nightingale - Issue 6

Message from Mark: The young and young at heart are a key group who come to St Luke’s for care.

Active lifestyles are an important part of our physical and mental health. Whether it’s jogging, swimming, gym training, yoga, Tai Chi, team sports, tennis and the like, many Australians are very actively engaged in these sports. Sometimes, of course, these very enjoyable activities can result in us stressing or straining our bodies to the point where we suffer an injury and need to seek care...

Restoring the joy of childhood

Restoring the joy of childhood

You may have seen Jasmine’s face in the June 2017 edition of the Nightingale Magazine. Her full journey is below.

Since Jasmine was 18 months old, (pictured, now nine) she has endured pain in her right ear.

“Recurring ear infections started when Jasmine was a baby. This meant all sorts of pain, irritable behaviour and lots of antibiotics during her short lifetime,” said Jacqui, Jasmine’s mother.

At a young age Jasmine received grommet implants, which offered some relief, but when the grommets came out the pain and infections continued.