2018 Door Knock Appeal


Ready to hit the streets for the WDHS Door Knock Appeal are several of our volunteer door knockers, pictured in the Cancer and Dialysis construction zone with tradie Sam Madden and local builder, Travis McLeod 

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Birches refurbishment set to kick off in June


Local builder Craig Collins, WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald and DON (Penshurst) / DON - Aged Care Services (Hamilton), Katherine Armstrong with Birches residents Katie Rees, Thelma Bald and Win Freestone.

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Catching up over a cuppa for a cause


HBH Auxiliary President Roma Tully and Secretary/Treasurer Cindy Benson

Dressed to the nine’s in their ‘Sunday best’, over 90 people enjoyed a magnificent High Tea in the Handbury Courtyard last week, sampling dainty morsels and sipping on English Breakfast and Earl Grey.

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Penshurst Hospital Evacuation


Residents from the Penshurst Campus ready to return after stay in Hamilton

This weekend’s strong winds, high temperatures and fire activity kept Western District Health Service (WDHS) staff busy responding to fallen tree limbs and evacuating residents from the Penshurst Campus. 

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Cocktails raises $7k for cancer dialysis project


Cocktails in the Courtyard Committee members, Alex Anderson, Caroline Coggins, Libby Macgugan, Leonie Sharrock and Vicki Whyte tour the Cancer Treatment and Dialysis Area site with Facilities Manager, Trevor Wathen.

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100k funding – a boost for local youth


C4YB members and school leaders at their first meeting for the year at Monivae College

Western District Health Service (WDHS) is working to ‘create a healthier youth community’ thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Victorian Government’s Engage! program.

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Upgrades to palliative care unit offers extra comfort


Palliative Care

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50 Year Reunion


Caption: L-R: Marlene Lane, Fay Wilson, Robyn Donovan, Robyn Day, Sue Habel, Sue Walkom

Seated: Margaret Homfray, Joy Clark, Kavell Lyons and Sandra Dishon - Recognise 50 years of nursing

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Cancer project set to kick off in the New Year


Pictured - Nicholson Construction director Dean Stevens and WDHS Chief Exectutive Rohan Fitzgerald

Construction of the much anticipated Cancer Treatment and Dialysis Area at Hamilton Base Hospital is set to kick off in January, with the successful tenderer, Nicholson Construction announced this week.

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Matthew Rawlinson - Apprentice Award


Pictured: Nick Starkie, Guy Sevior, Matthew Rawlinson, Phillip Witham, John Hedley, Ian Ross


South West TAFE - Media release
Commercial Cookery Apprentice wins Rotary Club of Warrnambool East Apprentice Award

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