News

Students start appeal in style!

13-6-2013

Western District Health Service’s (WDHS) Annual Door Knock Appeal kicks off today and two local students have started the appeal in style.

 

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Breaking Down The Barriers - A personal journey and experience with Dementia

2-5-2013

Acting Medical Unit Manager Leanne Deutscher, Deputy Director of Nursing Bronwyn Roberts, Faye Gumley and Sub-Acute Care Coordinator Jeff Slater following Faye’s in-service education session.

 

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North Hamilton Base Hospital Ladies Auxiliary Donation

2-5-2013

Members of the North Hamilton Ladies Auxiliary, Ethel Murray, Joan Ladd , WDHS CEO Jim Fletcher, WDHS Surgical Unit Manager Rachel Porter, May McLean, Yvonne Reid, with new President Jean Ross.

Absent from the photograph are Kathie Vorwerk, Judy Barker, Julie Warburton and Maree Stubbs

 

What a difference a raffle can make.

 

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Valle Charlie Watt

2-5-2013

Western District Health Service farewelled one of its favourite sons when long-time volunteer and friend, Charlie Watt, passed away on March 14th.

 

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Video Consults Reduce Travel Times for Patients & Increase Availability of Specialists

22-4-2013

A new Telehealth Oncology clinic at Western District Health Service (WDHS) reduces the need for patients to travel long distances to appointments and increases the availability of specialists to see clients via video link up consultations.

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Flying the Flag to Close the Gap

28-3-2013

The gap in life expectancy for Aboriginal communities is on average 10-15 years below that of other Australians. Closing this gap has been the focus of a partnership between Western District Health Service, local Aboriginal community members and Winda Mara Aboriginal Corporation.

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Murray to Moyne Ride a thon

27-2-2013

For first time, Penshurst and District Health Service held a Ride a Thon out the front of Kelly’s in Penshurst to help raise funds for year’s Murray to Moyne.

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The Dogs Hit Penshurst

26-2-2013

There was a great buzz was in the air at Penshurst, when a group of Western Bulldogs players and support crew arrived at the Penshurst and District Health Service.

However, the roar was deafening when the kindergarten and school pupils arrived at the health service.

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Donated Hospital Equipment Improving Outcomes for Vanuatu

8-1-2013

Endoscopic equipment donated by WDHS to the Port Vila Central Hospital in Vanuatu will assist in reducing patient hospital stays for urological procedures from 10 days to 2-3 days, and reduce the risks associated with many of these procedures.

 

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New Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist for WDHS

8-1-2013

Western District Health Service has welcomed Dr Bharat Gavankar who commenced as the new Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist on 20th November, providing services from the Hamilton Base Hospital Kitchener Street Clinic.

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