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Anne Milne - Volunteer of the Month July

14-10-2016

July Volunteer of the Month, Anne Milne with her award

Anne Milne is the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Volunteer of the Month for July and has been volunteering on the Comforts Trolley at Hamilton Hospital for an impressive 20 years.

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Taylor’s and Op Shop pitch in to support WDHS Community Transport Program

14-9-2016

Western District Health Service (WDHS) is partnering with Taylor Motors and the Hospital Opportunity Shop to support the highly successful WDHS Community Transport service.

The Community Transport Program delivers clients without other means of transport to specialist appointments in Warrnambool, Ballarat, Geelong, Mt Gambier and Melbourne.

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Katie Benson - Volunteer of the Month June

13-9-2016

WDHS June Volunteer of the Month, Katie Benson

The Western District Health Service (WDHS) June Volunteer of the Month is Katie Benson, who commenced volunteering at Penshurst Hospital 10 years ago when she was just 21 years old.

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Hamilton Heart Start Delivers Lifesaving Defibs

26-8-2016

Coles Store Manager, Michelle Olesen, WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald, SGSC Chief Executive, Michael Tudball, Hamilton Spectator Proprietor, Richard Beks, Woolworths Store Manager, Wayne Millard. (Photo supplied)

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Careers in Health

26-8-2016

Students from Monivae College conduct diabetes finger prick testing with WDHS Practice Development Nurse, Bev Robinson, as part of Careers in Health Day at WDHS

Over 80 Year 10 and 11 students from schools in Hamilton and Casterton received practical experience and advice on health careers at the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Careers in Health Day.

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Rayleen Holliday Volunteer of the Month

5-8-2016

WDHS May Volunteer of the Month, Rayleen Holliday

The Western District Health Service (WDHS) May Volunteer of the Month is Rayleen Holliday, who has volunteered for the Health Service for over 14 years.

Ms Holliday pays weekly visits to the residents at the Grange, providing important companionship and community interaction.

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WDHS Cleaners Celebrate Audit Result

5-8-2016

Cleaning staff from across WDHS celebrate their impressive audit results

Western District Health Service (WDHS) cleaning staff are celebrating their achievement of a 99% overall cleanliness result across all facilities.

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Hospital prepares for disaster scenario

29-7-2016

Spectator article

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420k funding announced for Birches refurbishment

1-7-2016

Acting Campus Manager/DON (Penshurst) and DON - Aged Care Services (Hamilton), Katherine Armstrong, Birches Unit Manager, Eryn Cottier and WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald at the Birches

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Creating a dementia friendly community

1-7-2016

The WDHS Dementia Forum will look at ways to engage people with dementia in meaningful activities to ensure they live happy, fulfilling lives

Western District Health Service (WDHS) is hosting a forum to look at how the Southern Grampians can support dementia related changes in behavior and become a ‘dementia friendly community’.

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