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Julie’s speedy stroke recovery thanks to VST

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

Australia’s first Indigenous neurologist Dr Angela Dos Santos

26 June 2020

Australia’s first Indigenous neurologist Angela Dos Santos talks about racism and protests during the pandemic

Demand surges for telehealth stroke service

19 June 2020

While many health services have reported a drop in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, VST has been used at record levels.

Telemedicine service for North West Tasmanian stroke patients

09 March 2020

The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine service launches in Tasmania, supported by the generous philanthropic equipment donation from the Elphinstone Foundation.

Australia could become home to world’s first stroke air ambulance

14 August 2019

Stroke researchers have been awarded funding to develop portable brain imaging tools in air and road ambulances.

Launceston neurologist shares ‘positive’ progress for stroke treatment

29 May 2019

VST neurologist Matt Lee-Archer talks about the progress of stroke treatment in the north of Tasmania.

Multiple studies confirm Stroke treatment game changer

23 May 2019

A series of studies that spanned 13 years have all concluded the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled.

VST treats 5000th patient

21 April 2019

In April 2019 the VST service reached the milestone of treating 5000 patients.

Contact VST

Victorian Stroke Telemedicine

245 Burgundy St Heidelberg VIC 3084 Australia
+61 3 9035 7188

To access VST clinical services call the 1300 number on your TELEDOC

We encourage our VST participating sites to contact us for all cases of suspected acute stroke. Please call the 1300 number displayed on your TELEDOC to speak directly to a VST stroke consultant. If you are unable to locate the 1300 number please call the VST office on 03 9035 7188 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm AEST).

For all other queries please email VST.Support@ambulance.vic.gov.au