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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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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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