News & Events
Redevelopment planning in full swingMay 17, 2013
Preparatory works for the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital redevelopment are now well underway, as staff reorganise the site for its planned transformation. A dedicated redevelopment team at the Eye and Ear has initiated the first phase of the changes,...
Applications now open for Eye and Ear Medical Fellowships 2014May 15, 2013
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is now accepting applications for our 2014 Medical Fellowships, open until 9 June 2013. The Eye and Ear provides a state-wide primary, secondary, specialised tertiary and emergency eye and ear health care service. It...
Volunteer morning tea a tribute to patient careMay 15, 2013
Hospital volunteers enjoyed a special morning tea and presentation last week, in recognition of their ongoing dedication to caring for our patients. The event coincided with National Volunteer Week, 13-18 May and was an opportunity to honour the dedicated...
Nursing contribution honouredMay 10, 2013
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital marked International Nurses Day and a century and a half of nursing excellence with a morning tea last week, in recognition of the hospital's dedicated nursing staff. International Nurses Day, Sunday 12 May, is celebrated...
Graduate Nurse Program 2014 - Applications now openApril 17, 2013
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is now accepting applications for our 2014 Graduate Nurse Program, until 26 July 2013. To apply for a position at the Eye and Ear, you must participate in the Victorian Nursing Computer Match and ensure that you select...
Age no barrier to givingApril 12, 2013
Little Zara Steenholdt proves age is no barrier to generosity, with the nine year-old donating her own birthday present to the Eye and Ear hospital earlier this year. As Zara presented a gift of $150 to some very impressed members of staff, her mother Sheena...
Sight&Sound - Autumn 2013 now availableApril 9, 2013
The Autumn 2013 edition of Sight & Sound is now available, with all the latest news and events from the Eye and Ear over the past few months. View the online version here>>
Anniversary street party unites local communityApril 9, 2013
The Eye and Ear hospital held our 150th anniversary community street party event on Sunday, with hundreds of community members, staff and their families enjoying a day of fun family entertainment. The festivities officially began with a performance from the...
Staff honoured for patient care excellenceApril 4, 2013
Congratulations to the staff members recognised as part of the Eye and Ear I See You, I Hear You – Values in Action awards last week. The award recognises staff, teams and volunteers who put the hospital's values into action every day through their work...
Public lecture series opens with new visionMarch 18, 2013
Lead surgeon on Australia's first pre-bionic eye implant, Dr Penny Allen presented on the challenges of developing and delivering the first bionic eye prototype last week. A Bionic Vision for the Future, held on Tuesday at Federation Square's Edge theatre...