NCFH $4million funding boost


WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald with the National Centre for Farmer Health team

The National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) will continue ‘making a difference to farmer’s lives’ thanks to the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will inject a further $4M into the Centre over the next four years.

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Jen Hutton, Retiring Board Member


Media article from the Hamilton Spectator, Thursday 12 July 2018

Jen Jutton - Spec

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New infant incubators for Hamilton Base Hospital


Midwife Jessica Hogan with Shannon and Damien Kearney and baby Agnes, Midwife Sara Moyle, Surgical Unit Manager Vinu Sebastian and Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald.

Two new infant incubators have arrived at Western District Health Service (WDHS) thanks to a generous donation from the Collier Charitable Fund.

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Felicity Gordon Receives Southern Grampians Youth Award


L-R back row: Michael Gordon, Leanne Gordon, Veronica Gordon, Doug McArthur, Graham Groves, Mary Jane McArthur.
Front: Shirley Groves, Rohan Fitzgerald, Felicity Gordon, Steph Granziera, James MacInnes, Marg Wagner (LLEN)

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Jenny Gubbins OAM


Jenny Gubbins Spec article

Article from the Hamilton Spectator, Thursday 14 June 2018

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Rotary powers new shed for Social Support Group


SSG participants and Rotarians enjoy the sunshine in front of the SSG Men’s Shed in the WDHS Allied Health Garden

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A life of books at Hamilton Hospital


Retiring Hospital Librarian Louise Milne, shows Acting Chief Executive, Nick Starkie some of the resources available for staff in the WDHS Library 

Retiring Western District Health Service (WDHS) Chief Librarian, Louise Milne has seen considerable change in her 35 years at Hamilton Base Hospital.

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International Nurses Day 2018



Hamilton Spectator - Saturday 19 May 2018

International Nurses Day

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Handbury Lecture - Health Policy expert to speak


Director of the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Professor Rosemary Calder, to speak at the 19th Annual Handbury Lecture 

Guest Speaker at this year’s 19th Annual Handbury Lecture on May 22, is head of the Australian Health Policy Collaboration (AHPC), Professor Rosemary Calder AM.

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NHBH Ladies Auxiliary raises $7,000 for hospital equipment


North Hamilton Base Hospital Ladies Auxiliary members and WDHS staff get a close look at one of the new humidifiers purchased for the ICU portable ventilators

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