Waratah News


Cancer Rehab Program – Thrive

Cancer Rehab Program – Thrive

May 30th, 2019

Waratah Private is now accepting patients into our pilot rehabilitation program, Thrive. This exciting new evidence-based program is run alongside our partners, GenesisCare, and is flexible to meet the individual needs of our patients. Patients are eligible for this reconditioning program if they have a physical or functional decline as a result of their cancer…

Celebrating NAVIO’s 1st birthday

Celebrating NAVIO’s 1st birthday

May 23rd, 2019

One year ago, Waratah Private took pride in introducing the NAVIO Surgical System, a cutting-edge, hand-held robotic device to assist our surgeons with pinpoint accuracy and real-time imaging during surgery. Numerous surgeries have been facilitated since then, many at the hands of Professor Warwick Bruce. “I feel that the NAVIO robot is the biggest advance…

Theranostics at Waratah

Theranostics at Waratah

May 15th, 2019

Our partners, GenesisCare, now offer Theranostics here at Waratah Private. This evolving approach to cancer management combines diagnostic imaging and radionuclide therapy. To date, Theranostics has been most successfully used for metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and advanced neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). Theranostics may also be an option for metastatic disease unresponsive to or unsuitable for conventional…

EndoscopyFirst now open

EndoscopyFirst now open

May 7th, 2019

As the first of many initiatives undertaken by our Waratah Specialist Centre, EndoscopyFirst allows direct access. Patients can organise their regular, screening or diagnostic endoscopies with minimal fuss. EndoscopyFirst is situated on Level 2 in Suite 201 of Waratah Private Hospital. Patients gain direct access to a local, high-quality service, which can then be a…

Waratah Rehab celebrates  anniversary

Waratah Rehab celebrates anniversary

April 29th, 2019

Working within our high-quality facilities is our dedicated team; including doctors, nursing staff, physios, exercise physiologists, OTs, speech pathologists and dietitians; whose skills and passion for rehabilitation make this journey possible for our patients. We raise a glass to both our wonderful patients and committed enthusiastic team.

See our new look!

See our new look!

April 22nd, 2019

We’ve recently welcomed a new uniform and car here at Waratah Private. Our new vehicle will be out in the community as our Occupational Therapists assess patients’ homes before discharge. The car also plays an important role in allowing patients to practise getting in and out of vehicles safely following surgery.