Mt Wilga and Berkeley Vale Private Hospitals help ‘Willamina the Wombat’ return to the wild
May 04, 2021
She was a tiny, two-gram joey orphaned in the devastating bushfires of 2020. Now, she’s a plump 27-kilogram wombat - with an impressive name honouring the hospital which made her survival possible.
Mt Wilga contributes to a healthier planet through environmental initiative
Mar 12, 2021
Mt Wilga Private Hospital is helping Ramsay Health Care to achieve its sustainability goals - by preventing 60,000 styrofoam cups from ending up in landfill in the past six months.
Psychology service meets growing need on central coast
Jan 22, 2021
A new private psychology service will open in Erina to meet the growing need for community-based mental health services in the region.
Take Time to Talk about Lymphoedema – Lymphoedema Awareness Month March 2017
Mar 16, 2017
In early 2014, Gail was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and had a mastectomy and lymph node removal. At that time, whilst Gail was made aware of the physical and emotional trauma of having her breast removed, little was spoken about the possibility of developing Lymphoedema.
Winners are grinners at the Hornsby business awards 2016
Nov 03, 2016
Mt Wilga staff and volunteers are smiling today after winning the Health Improvement Service Category at the 2016 Hornsby Business Awards held at the Hornsby RSL Club last night.
Opportunity for Honours Students
Sep 13, 2016
Ramsay Health Care is giving honours students the chance to utilise our patients and resources at Mt Wilga Private Rehabilitation Hospital as part of their honours thesis.
Private hospitals vital to Australia’s health
Jun 15, 2016
“Private hospitals are a key part of the Australian healthcare system, offering easy access to high quality care that keep Australians well. ” says Lorrie Mohsen CEO of Mt Wilga Private Hospital.
April Falls week
Apr 20, 2016
Mt Wilga Private Hospital will be participating in their annual “April Falls Day” events this month. The theme for 2016 April Falls Day is Share the Care: Falls Prevention is everyone’s business. Mt Wilga are committed to involving everyone in the care of the older person – with active participation of the older person, their family, carers, doctors, nurses and allied health staff - to prevent falls and keep older people safe.
Even Aussie rock ‘n roll stars have joint replacements...
Jan 13, 2016
Graham “Buzz” Bidstrup, founding member of iconic Aussie bands GANGgajang, The Party Boys and drummer for The Angels first four albums recently underwent a total knee replacement on his famous kick drum leg... "After playing drums for over 50 years I must have hit that kick pedal millions of times by now and my knee just wore out" said Buzz.
Mt Wilga rehab patient aims to compete in a triathlon following a rare neurological condition
Jul 29, 2015
Mt Wilga Private Hospital is well known for caring for people who require neurological rehabilitation for conditions such as strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries and tumours. However, Mt Wilga also treats people who suffer from rare neurological disorders including Guillain-Barre Syndrome or GBS which is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system and may affect both motor and sensory control. The cause of GBS is not known but usually follows a viral or bacterial infection and men are more likely to be affected.