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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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WDHS and Council continue successful Meals on Wheels partnership

1-7-2016

Shire Media release

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Volunteer Wes Walter

1-7-2016

WDHS’s April Volunteer of the Month, Wes Walter with his award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) April Volunteer of the Month, Wes Walter has been a WDHS Community Transport Volunteer for over ten years.

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Sugary Drink Removal

9-6-2016

Timboon and District Healthcare Service CEO, Gerry Sheehan, South West Healthcare CEO, John Kryger, Barwon Health Interim CEO, Paul Cohen, Heywood Rural Health CEO, Jackie Kelly, Western District Health Service CEO, Rohan Fitzgerald, Moyne Health Service CEO, David Lee, Portland District Health CEO, Chris Giles and Colac Area Health CEO Geoff Isles join together with other South West He

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Voli Cindy Benson

9-6-2016

WDHS March Volunteer of the Month, Cindy Benson with her award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) March Volunteer of the Month, Cindy Benson nursed for many years at Hamilton Base Hospital and since her retirement has continued to contribute her time to the organisation as a valued volunteer.

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Handbury Lecture

24-5-2016

WDHS Board Chair, Hugh Macdonald, Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald, Patron, Geoff Handbury AO and Guest Speaker, Professor Paul O’Brien at the 17th Annual Handbury Lecture

Making healthier choices and obesity prevention were highlighted at this year’s Handbury Lecture at Western District Health Service (WDHS). 

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Freeza

20-5-2016

Freeza spec

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