Community art project fills the Hospital courtyard with reindeer and snowmen


Students from Penshurt Primary School with their reindeer ‘Snowflake’

Snowmen, angels and reindeer filled the Handbury Courtyard at Hamilton Base Hospital (HBH) this week, as part of the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Christmas Community Art Project.

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Western Wellbeing Magazine Spring 2015


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WDHS leads the way helping people ‘rethink sugary drinks’


WDHS Cafeteria Supervisor, Raewyn Powlton with Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald discussing the new WDHS initiative to discontinue selling sugary drinks at its facilities

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Op Shop Golf Tournament a great success


The WDHS Hospital Opportunity Shop team of Jane Sharp, Helen Holcombe, Robyn Holcombe and Di Raymond at the Annual WDHS Golf Tournament 

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WDHS workshops fill with reindeer and snowmen for Xmas art project


WDHS Carpenter, Travis McLeod; Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald; Painter, Ben Taylor and Facilities Manager, Trevor Wathen with some of the figures created for the WDHS
Christmas Art Project

For several weeks, the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Maintenance team has been busy working on a very different design and construction project.

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Op Shop volunteers purchase AccuVein


WDHS Opportunity Shop volunteers trying out the AccuVein device on Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald

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WDHS Annual General Meeting


WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald, Deakin University Professor, Steven Allender, Staff Above and Beyond Award winner, Brigid Kelly and WDHS Board President, Hugh Macdonald at the WDHS AGM

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WDHS Aged Care Facilities Achieve 100% Compliance


Enrolled Nurse at the WDHS Birches Residential Care Service, Leanne McLaren with resident Jean Richards

Western District Health Service (WDHS) has achieved full aged care accreditation, meeting all 44 outcomes, across its facilities for the sixth accreditation cycle in a row.

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WDHS Volunteer of the Month – Des King


Caption: WDHS’s September Volunteer of the Month, Des King with his award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) September Volunteer of the Month, Des King is a volunteer driver for the Hamilton Community Transport Service and a volunteer door knocker.

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WDHS Volunteer of the Month – Hermina Schaap-Russeller


Caption: WDHS’s August Volunteer of the Month, Hermina Schaap-Russeller with her award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) August Volunteer of the Month, Hermina ‘Mieka’ Schaap-Russeller, volunteers at the Coleraine campus.

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