News

Hospital Op Shop wins Members of Parliament Volunteer Awards for 2013

4-9-2013

 

At the recent Members of Parliament Volunteer Awards, held in Ararat and hosted by Federal Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan MP, the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Hamilton Hospital Opportunity Shop took out the prestigious Group Volunteer Award for 2013.

 

Speaking at the awards Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan said:

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Zoo comes to the Grange

4-9-2013

Residents of Western District Health Service (WDHS), Grange Aged Residential Care facility had some very special visitors last week when Jamie and Kim’s Mobile Zoo came down from Ararat for a visit.

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Record Door Knock Appeal - 65,000 reasons to say thank you

4-9-2013

 

Staff and volunteers at Western District Health Service (WDHS) joined together to celebrate a record total when for the first time the WDHS Annual Door Knock Appeal cracked $65,000, $12,000 more than previous years.

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Sub Acute Opening

21-8-2013

The Sub Acute Redevelopment, at the Hamilton Base Hospital, was officially opened on Thursday, 15th August 2013 by the Local Member for Lowan and Minister for Sport and Recreation Mr. Hugh Delahunty.

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Outstanding Service to the Community Award

18-7-2013

 

Hamilton General Surgeon Stephen Clifforth has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Service to the Community’ Award by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

 

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Birches Staff Celebrate Audit Results

18-7-2013

 Staff from The Birches celebrated a clean sheet following their accreditation standards check from the Aged Care Standards Agency. The Agency visited The Birches for a spot audit recently and provided no recommendations in their report. This is a credit to the dedicated staff who continue to deliver excellent care and support to clients and their families.

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Telehealth removing the barriers

18-7-2013

The idea of engaging with your medical specialist via a TV screen may at first seem a little daunting, but patients accessing a Urology Telehealth Clinic at Western District Health Service (WDHS) are impressed with the new video conferencing service, acknowledging the ease and simplicity in meeting their needs with minimal travel, cost and reduced waiting periods.

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Many factors contribute to obesity

18-7-2013

 

A packed Western District Health Service (WDHS) auditorium has heard of the social, political and biological challenges facing society as research continues into rectifying the obesity epidemic.

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Journey begins for new nurses

18-7-2013

Having completed a three year Bachelor of Nursing degree at various Victorian Universities, the current group of newly graduated Registered Nurses will now embark on the next step of their career journey, participating in the Registered Nurse Graduate Program at Western District Health Service (WDHS).

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‘Cool’ evening brings new equipment for midwives

18-7-2013

The much anticipated Voluson P8 Obstetric Ultrasound  for the Western District Health Service Midwifery Unit of the Hamilton Base Hospital has arrived. The purchase of the new ultrasound was made possible by the $45,000 raised from last year’s Arctic Blast Ball.

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