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Kirby Falcone with beautiful baby boy Darcy
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Thursday 16 November 2017
Friday the 13th is an unlucky day for many people; for Kirby Falcone it was the day Portland District Health (PDH) staff saved her baby. [read more]
Photo kindly supplied by Portland Observer
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Thursday 16 November 2017
Harbourside Lodge residents in Portland are getting in touch with their artistic talents thanks to a new program. [read more]
Photo from left: Chris Giles-CEO, Ros Jones-Life Governor & Michelle Kearney-Board President
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Friday 10 November 2017
A former long-serving staff member and a dedicated volunteer have been made life governors of Portland District Health. [read more]
From Left: Gaynor Denboer & Sandy Burgoyne-Board Director
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Friday 10 November 2017
Gaynor has been awarded the 2017 Roy Aitken Scholarship to attend the National Conference for Australian Diabetes Educator Assoc. in Adelaide in late August 2018. [read more]
From Left: Michelle McIntosh-O/T Hand Therapist Sonia Shelton-ATSI Officer
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Friday 10 November 2017
PDH would like to congratulate the three deserving recipients of the Bert Wilmot Scholarship for 2017 [read more]
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Monday 6 November 2017
Portland District Health’s executive management team will be raiding the local strawberry fields to give visitors to this year’s community market a special treat. [read more]
Photo: Sonia Shelton-PDH ATSI worker
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Friday 3 November 2017
An initiative to improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous people in the Glenelg region will receive national exposure at an upcoming conference. [read more]
From Left: Georgia Barnett & Alicia Blain
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Wednesday 1 November 2017
Portland District Health is playing a leading role in training the next generation of health workers. [read more]
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Friday 27 October 2017
Portland District Health’s newest Board of Management member, Professor Michael Bailey, adds a statistical point of view to the organisation. [read more]
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Tuesday 24 October 2017
Portland people who suffer eye injuries will have ready access to specialist care with the introduction of new world-first technology at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Monday 23 October 2017
PDH would like to congratulate and thank the Cancer Council Portland Unit for another fantastic effort with their annual 'Shopping Spree' event. [read more]
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Thursday 19 October 2017
At 86 Mary Benbow expects to have a few little aches and pains, but she knew the feeling she was experiencing last month was out of the ordinary. [read more]
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Wednesday 18 October 2017
Portland District Health’s newest physician Dr Sagarika Jayathilake is feeling right at home in her new environment. [read more]
Photo from Left: Mandy Beattie, Gail Baulch & Brooke Kelly
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Thursday 12 October 2017
As a volunteer with Portland District Health, Gail Baulch has helped people facing a cancer challenge along with their families. [read more]
Riezl Espanta, Clinical Nurse Specialist
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Thursday 12 October 2017
Portland district people can rest easy at night thanks to PDH’s sleep studies unit. [read more]
Photo: Bonnie Taylor, Brooke Kelly-Cancer Support Nurse & Fiona Flannery
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Thursday 21 September 2017
Fiona Flannery and Bonnie Taylor, Arbonne Consultants recently held a 'Treat Yourself Like A Queen' pamper night for people to attend in Portland. [read more]
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Thursday 21 September 2017
More local people are turning to Portland District Health for their care, with numbers during August reaching at least a six-year high. [read more]
Photo from Left: Leo Filer-Student, David Gryn-Physio, Jo Spurge-District Nurse Manager & Joe Mulvey-Student
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Wednesday 20 September 2017
We would like to congratulate the 13 students from Bayview College, Portland Secondary College & Heywood & District Secondary College who participated in the 2017 Future... [read more]
Portland Secondary Students SRC
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Tuesday 19 September 2017
Portland Secondary College students are leading the way in inspiring healthier eating choices in the community. [read more]
Photo from Left: Ros Alexander-DON, Chris Giles-CEO, Claire Holt-Director Health Informatics, Jennie Stinson-Director of Finance
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Monday 18 September 2017
Taking care of your health is not limited to mending broken bones or making sure your heart is beating properly. [read more]

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