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Monday 16 April 2018
More Portland people are being flown to specialist treatment from the Blue Ribbon Foundation Portland District Health Emergency Helipad. [read more]
Harry Beresford - New Exercise Physiologist
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Friday 13 April 2018
PDH’S new exercise physiologist, Harry Beresford, is enjoying working in a team and with a variety of patients. [read more]
General
Friday 13 April 2018
Advanced care planning is something that everyone should consider; not just the elderly or sick. [read more]
Amie Marsh - PDH Occupational Therapist
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Thursday 12 April 2018
Amie Marsh describes herself as a “country person at heart” so returning to work in her home area was always on the cards. [read more]
From Left: Daryl Petch, George James, Carolyn Malseed, Huon Beauglehole, Geoff Baker and David Lanyon
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Friday 6 April 2018
The commitment of Portland’s Murray to Moyne teams to raise money for Portland District Health will be permanently recognised with a commemorative paver. [read more]
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Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland District Health is proud of its multicultural workforce and on March 24 the health service celebrated this diversity with a Taste of Harmony day. [read more]
General
Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland’s contribution to the One Million Stars to End Violence campaign will be recognised at the Commonwealth Games. [read more]
General
Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland District Health CEO Chris Giles is advocating more healthcare training in rural areas to alleviate shortages of doctors in rural Australia. [read more]
General
Monday 26 March 2018
Portland’s annual charity ball will be revived in 2018. [read more]
Photo: Elaine Warnecke - PDH Physiotherapist
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Thursday 22 March 2018
Thirty seven per cent of Australian woman – and 13 per cent of men – have urinary incontinence problems. [read more]
Photo from Left: Wendy Buckland-consultant midwife, Sasha Hayes-midwife, Brittney Butten-Deakin medical student and Sue Oates-midwife
General
Friday 16 March 2018
In 2015 Portland District Health introduced a campaign urging local people that “it’s ok to ask” if they can be treated locally rather than be referred out of town. [read more]
Photo: Michelle Punton - Infection Control Nurse
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Tuesday 13 March 2018
Portland people can play their part in reducing the risk of antibiotic resistance. [read more]
General
Tuesday 6 March 2018
We are extremely pleased to announce our Charity Golf day held on Friday raised a whopping $25,223. [read more]
General
Tuesday 6 March 2018
Home is where the heart is and Portland District Health’s new physiotherapist Marni Smith is happy to be back in her home town. [read more]
Photo: Devon & Chrissie Warren
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Wednesday 28 February 2018
Australia Day fireworks will always have a special place in Chrissie Warren’s heart after this year’s emotional connection. [read more]
Photo: Brooke & Shauni Morrissey with babies Arlo and Annie
General
Friday 23 February 2018
Sisters Brooke and Shauni Morrissey have double reasons to recommend Portland District Health’s maternity services after having their babies within 10 days of each other. [read more]
Photo: Juanita Dickinson - Social Worker
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Friday 23 February 2018
Portland District Health’s social worker Juanita Dickinson has taken on a broad gamut of work in her new role. [read more]
Photo: David Schwarz - Past AFL footballer player / Golf Guest Speaker
General
Friday 16 February 2018
Portland District Health’s annual charity golf event will this year raise funds for chemotherapy and dialysis treatment chairs, with former AFL star David Schwarz joining... [read more]
Photo: Alan Smith
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Tuesday 6 February 2018
Alan Smith isn’t often stuck for words but when it comes to the health workers who saved his life, it’s hard to find what he needs to say. [read more]
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Wednesday 31 January 2018
People touched by cancer can share their experiences and learn about support services at an upcoming forum in Portland. [read more]

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