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Speech Pathologist, Sue Cameron leaves WDHS after 32 years

21-2-2017

Speech Pathologist, Sue Cameron leaves WDHS after 32 years

After 32 years working as a Speech Pathologist at Western District Health Service (WDHS), Sue Cameron can’t count how many children and families she has met, but she is sure it is in the thousands.

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40 Years of Nursing

21-2-2017

Registered Nurses Jo Richards, Fiona Cogger, Wendy Wathen, Kaye Roberts - Rundell and Enrolled Nurse Sonja Gould enjoy a catch up to recognise 40 years of nursing

Five Western District Health Service (WDHS) nurses celebrate an impressive 40 years of nursing in 2017.

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Community leaders join the call for sugar tax

21-12-2016

Surgeon, Mr Stephen Clifforth, Hamilton and District Skills Centre Manager, Tony MacGillivray and Mayor, Mary Ann Brown join forces to advocate for a sugar tax on sugar sweetened beverages

Community leaders have joined the call for a sugar tax to address rising levels of overweight and obesity in the Wannon Electorate.

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Glenvale School Lakes Edge Challenge

20-12-2016

Children from the Glenvale School and Principal, Geoff Parker present their Lakes Edge Challenge donation to WDHS Director of Nursing, Lorraine Hedley

December 6 2016

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Going the distance for people with cancer

20-12-2016

Winner of the Mens 21km, David Staehr from Kaniva

November 10, 2016

Several hundred runners and walkers ‘went the distance’ to raise funds for the new cancer treatment area at WDHS at the 8th Annual Vitality Fun Run.

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WDHS Annual General Meeting

20-12-2016

WDHS Board President, Hugh Macdonald with staff Above and Beyond Award winner, Bianca Todd and WDHS AGM Guest Speaker, Alzheimer’s Australia’s Wendy Henderson

November 9 2016

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North Hamilton Ladies Auxiliary Donation

14-10-2016

North Hamilton Base Hospital Ladies Auxiliary members with WDHS staff trial new equipment purchased for the Medical and Surgical Units.

Each year, Western District Health Service (WDHS) recognises the tireless efforts of its Auxiliary members in supporting improvements to care and equipment at its campuses.

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Julia Hearn - Volunteer of the Month, August

14-10-2016

WDHS August Volunteer of the Month, Julia Hearn

August Volunteer of the Month, Julia Hearn is a relative newcomer to volunteering at Western District Health Service (WDHS) and is making a real difference to the lives of residents at The Birches. 

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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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