04 September 2020
Bendigo resident Julie Loomes recovered from a large stroke within a couple of days thanks to the quick response from paramedics and hospital staff
26 June 2020
Australia’s first Indigenous neurologist Angela Dos Santos talks about racism and protests during the pandemic
19 June 2020
While many health services have reported a drop in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, VST has been used at record levels.
09 March 2020
The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine service launches in Tasmania, supported by the generous philanthropic equipment donation from the Elphinstone Foundation.
14 August 2019
Stroke researchers have been awarded funding to develop portable brain imaging tools in air and road ambulances.
29 May 2019
VST neurologist Matt Lee-Archer talks about the progress of stroke treatment in the north of Tasmania.
23 May 2019
A series of studies that spanned 13 years have all concluded the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled.
21 April 2019
In April 2019 the VST service reached the milestone of treating 5000 patients.
29 June 2017
For 18 months now, Melbourne neurologists have been assessing Albury-Wodonga Health stroke patients via a telemedicine link.
15 June 2017
Clinical nurse specialist Jarrod Hunter (pictured above) has taken on the new position which follows on from the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) Program.
14 December 2016
THE team behind the delivery of the first practical use of the new Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) program at South West Healthcare included an experienced hand and a member of the emerging generation.
16 September 2016
The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) Program was a finalist and award recipient (honourable mention) in the 2016 Ko Awatea International Excellence in Health Improvement Awards.
Leveraging capacity across the health system to improve acute stroke care: The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) program
13 September 2016
Watch a short video about the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Program
09 June 2016
Damian O’Brien takes to the footy field. This time, it’s not as a ruckman for Hill End, it’s as a 22 year-old stroke survivor who’s celebrating a remarkable recovery.
25 May 2016
The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) program is assisting the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke patients after hours at Ballarat Health Services (BHS).
06 May 2016
Ballarat stroke patients are already experiencing the benefits of a coordinated fast, off-site assessment approach.
04 May 2016
Wimmera Health Care Group’s Horsham hospital is one of 16 Victorian hospitals taking part in a program to increase the response time and treatment for strokes.
04 February 2016
A Culcairn man has told how virtual medical technology helped to bring him back from the brink of a potentially deadly stroke.
21 January 2016
Stan’s remarkable recovery from severe stroke due to time-critical treatments received through VST.