News

WDHS Annual General Meeting

13-11-2015

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

26-10-2015

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

13-10-2015

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

12-10-2015

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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New partnership to ‘make a difference to farmers’ lives’

30-9-2015

Western District Health Service Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald and Rural Bank General Manager Agribusiness, Will Rayner sign the new Memorandum of Understanding between the two entities.

Rural Bank and the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) have announced a new partnership that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of farmers and their communities.

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Community forum to discuss local cancer services

24-9-2015

Caption: Oncology trained nurses, Carmen Jacobs and Carol Schereck in the Hamilton Base Hospital Chemotherapy Unit

Western District Health Service (WDHS) will hold a forum to discuss the expansion of services for patients accessing treatment and support for cancer.

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WDHS Volunteer of the Month – Bill Edge

24-9-2015

WDHS’s July Volunteer of the Month, Bill Edge with his award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) July Volunteer of the Month, Bill Edge is a volunteer driver for the Hamilton Community Transport Service.

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Penguins drive the treadmill

21-9-2015

L-R WDHS Physiotherapist Stephan Burnell with Friday Night Drive In Committee members Carly Behncke, Renae Porter (Chair), Simon McKinley, Libby Macgugan and sponsor Nic Cullinane from Kings Cars come to see the new equipment purchased for the Rehabilitation Gym of the Hamilton Base Hospital

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New Chairman of the Board - Hugh Macdonald

11-9-2015

The new chairman of the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Board is Mr Hugh Macdonald.

Mr Macdonald, a member of the board since 2006, said it was an honour to be chairman fo the health service.

"(WDHS) is a major employer in the town and the history of the health service has been fantastic over the last 10 to 15 years," he said.

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Chris Phillips - Volunteer of the month

11-9-2015

Chris Phillips, volunteer of the month for June, with WDHS staff members Mandy Straw, Hayley Hiatt and Kaye Roberts-Rundell

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