The Fruits of Sandy’s and Sheila’s Gifts


The generosity of two outstanding individual long term Penshurst residents, Mr Sandy O’Brien and Ms Sheila Harrington bore fruit in the thousands with the Official Opening of the redevelopment of the 10 bed Kolor Lodge Hostel at the Penshurst Campus of Western District Health Service on the Friday, 8th November, 2013.

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Senior of the Year Award


Western District Health Service volunteer, Wes Walter receives the 2013 Southern Grampians Shire Senior of the Year Award from Councillor Peter Dark.

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Glenn Manton - Unique Sports/Media Personality and Charity Worker for WDHS AGM


The Guest Speaker for the Western District Health Service Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 12 November at 8 pm at the Hamilton Exhibition and Conference Centre will be media, sports personality and youth charity worker Glenn Manton.

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Marie Kinnane - Charlie Watt Volunteer of the Month (September)


With all the exciting new developments happening at the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Coleraine Campus, it is a surprise that staff and residents have had time to think about much else other than the move into their new rooms and buildings.

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Telehealth Services recognised with State Award


Rosie Rowe, Director of Primary and Preventative Health and Usha Naidoo, Manager Care Coordination receiving the 2013 VHA Award on behalf of Western District Health Service. Pictured with Susan Williams, CEO Hardy Group International, Hon David Davis, Minister for Health, Kevin Hardy, Principal and Founder of Hardy Group International and Anthony Graham, VHA Chair.

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Sports Scholarship on offer


Abbey Sutherland gets a head start from members of Vitality Runners Club, Jane Champness ,Pam Trigg, Jackie Greed , Melissa Ferrier, Jody Golding, Leah Moore who are all training for the Hamilton Fun Run on November 10th.

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Final touches to the $27M Coleraine precinct


 The final touches are being made to the $27M one stop shop Health Precinct for Coleraine as aged care residents start to move back into newly developed facilities this week with patients residents and all support services to move from the old hospital site to the new facilities in the week beginning 11 November 2013.

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Coleraine Year in Review 2013


This week approximately 70 people attended the annual ‘Year in Review’ meeting of Coleraine District Health Service (CDHS); the last to be held on the McKebery Street site, which the organisation has occupied for over 75 years. CDHS will officially move to it’s new facility at 71 McLeod, Coleraine during the week commencing 11th November 2013.

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Agricultural Health and Medicine 2014 ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN!


Cross - Sector collaboration CAN make a difference to farming communities.

Farm men, women, agricultural workers and their families are slowly gaining an awareness of their health, wellbeing and safety risks.

Be a part of the change!

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2013 Powercor Ace Radio Business Achievement Awards - WDHS Primary and Preventative Health Division


Winners of the 2013 Community Enterprise Award:  Manager, Care Co-ordination Usha Naidoo, Primary Care Services Manager Belinda Payne, WDHS CEO Jim Fletcher, Gerard Lucas (Sponsor Hamilton Spectator), WDHS President of the Board Mary-Ann Brown and Manager Speech Pathology Sue Cameron.

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