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Julia Medew A Melbourne couple are suing the Royal Children's Hospital for failing to diagnose a genetic disorder in their first child - an error they allege caused them to have another child with severe...
Julia Medew It was last thing Rebecca O'Donnell expected at 30 weeks' pregnant. One morning, while putting on her bra, she felt a pea-sized lump in her right breast.
Julia Medew A senior nurse in charge of Box Hill hospital's special care nursery has been accused of ignoring doctors' orders to feed vulnerable babies formula and to provide them with oxygen.
Julia Medew It could be called the widow-maker. At 9.2 kilometres long, the Skenes Creek Road hill near Apollo Bay is as beautiful as it is difficult for cyclists to conquer.
Julia Medew Have you ever watched a colleague's mental health deteriorate without knowing what, if anything, you should do?
Julia Medew Health Editor Thousands of health professionals are being actively monitored by authorities because they have a criminal history, drug problem, health impairment, or because they are not suitably qualified...
Julia Medew Health Editor Every Friday Jane Shill gets to do something fun. Rather than closing the door on her dog Suki as she leaves for work, the spritely labradoodle gets packed into the car with her.
Julia Medew Health Editor The first Victorian family to sue Bacchus Marsh Hospital since the government announced an inquiry into its maternity service are alleging negligence caused their baby severe brain damage...
Julia Medew Multibillion-dollar federal funding cuts to Victoria's health system over the next decade equate to closing down two major hospitals like the Royal Melbourne which employs about 9000...
Julia Medew, Health Editor Beverley Caprioli fears that one day she will watch someone choke to death outside her cafe in Lygon Street.
Benjamin Preiss and Julia Medew The entire board has been sacked at the Bacchus Marsh hospital where seven avoidable baby deaths in two years have been identified.
Julia Medew Scores of women are flying into Victoria to have late-term abortions each year because of prohibitive laws in other states and territories.
Julia Medew, Health Editor The Royal Women's Hospital is refusing to terminate a healthy 26-week-old foetus for a woman who says she is suicidal at times and cannot cope with the pregnancy.
Julia Medew Health Editor Lawyers acting for Bacchus Marsh hospital have been ordered to be compassionate and fair towards families harmed by negligent care, Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy says.
Julia Medew, Health Editor A suicidal mother of two who says her life is in a 'diabolical' state is pleading with the Royal Women's Hospital to terminate her 26-week-old fetus even though it is healthy.
Julia Medew Women who lost babies in avoidable circumstances at Bacchus Marsh hospital are likely to be compensated by the state, a top medical negligence lawyer says
Julia Medew Some Victorian hospitals have alarmingly high infant death rates that are on par with or worse than Bacchus Marsh, government data shows.
Julia Medew Health Editor The sexual revolution is producing a new wave of throat and tongue cancers among middle aged people who are falling victim to a rare side effect of the "common cold of sexually transmitted...
Julia Medew Health Editor Women seeking abortions because of fetal abnormalities are being shunted between hospitals in Victoria under an ad hoc system that leaves some feeling ashamed of their decision and thousands of...
Julia Medew Health Editor Complaints about mental health services have nearly doubled in Victoria.