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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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Celebrating our mums and midwives

20-5-2016

Coinciding with Mothers Day is a celebration of midwives, who not only support the health of our mothers and babies, but provide friendship and a listening ear for many mums throughout our region.

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Penshurst Ladies Auxiliary raise $22k for new shed

29-4-2016

The official opening of a new shed at Penshurst and District Health Service was enjoyed by Penshurst Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and Advisory Committee members, WDHS staff, residents and relatives.

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Neil Sandford Volunteer of the Month – February

29-4-2016

WDHS Hotel Services Coordinator, Norm Saligari with WDHS February Volunteer of the Month, Neil Sandford

Western District Health Service (WDHS) February Volunteer of the Month, Neil Sandford started volunteering with WDHS nine years ago, supporting many areas of the Health Service.

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New patient transport service for Hamilton

7-4-2016

NPT Patient Transport Officer, Chris Eccles with WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald, NPT Northern Region Manager, Clyde Scorgie and WDHS Director of Corporate Services, Nick Starkie

A new non-emergency patient transport service will reduce the strain on local ambulances, increasing availability for those who require non time critical patient transfers.

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Francis Willey Volunteer of the Month - January

29-3-2016

WDHS’s January Volunteer of the Month, Francis Willey with his award

Western District Health Service (WDHS) January Volunteer of the Month, Francis ‘Frank’ Willey started volunteering with WDHS three years ago, supporting staff in the Planned Activity Group (PAG) program.

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ECG a ‘hole in one’ for Hospital Emergency

11-3-2016

Western District Health Service (WDHS) Medical Unit Manager, Aisling Cunningham demonstrates the advantages of the new portable ECG to Chief Executive Rohan Fitzgerald and Hospital Opportunity Shop Volunteers from L-R Cecelia O’Donnell, Dianne Price, Margaret Burgin, Helen Walker, Muriel Bailey, LerPaw Sanba, Wendy Fox and Shirley Schurmann

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