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Friday 17 June 2016
Portland District Health’s motto ‘your health service, our community’ reflects how the health service is part of the local community. [read more]
Kerrie Jennings-YMCA Manager, Brooke Kelly-PDH Cancer Support Nurse & Dulcie Hoggan
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Friday 17 June 2016
Life was going good for Dulcie Hoggan when she turned 50 last year. [read more]
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Wednesday 15 June 2016
The Blue Ribbon Foundation Portland District Health Emergency Helipad is proving to be a life-saving success but not all drivers are doing the right thing. [read more]
Caption: 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
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Portland District Health (PDH) will phase out the sale of sugary drinks over the next two years as part of a Victorian-first initiative to set a healthy example to the community. [read more]
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Dozens of local people and businesses that supported the Blue Ribbon Foundation Portland District Health Emergency Helipad are about to have their names etched into history. [read more]
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Monday 6 June 2016
A new healing garden and meeting room at Portland District Health will provide a safe and inclusive space for people battling alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems. [read more]
Photo: Melissa Yip - Dietitian
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Thursday 2 June 2016
With about 10 per cent of new mums in Portland showing signs of iron deficiency, Portland District Health is offering help to ease the problem. [read more]
Photo from Left: Lisa Barby & Anita Rank, Board Directors/Chair of Consumer Advisory committee
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Thursday 2 June 2016
Congratulation to Lisa Barby who was presented with a Quality Improvement Award at the General Staff meeting for organising dedicated free parking permits for Chemotherapy... [read more]
From Left: Julie Hayden-Program Facilitator & Michelle Mutch-Breast Cancer Patient
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Tuesday 31 May 2016
Portland District Health is helping cancer patients to look good and feel better with a new support program. [read more]
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Wednesday 25 May 2016
Living well with chronic illness is the theme for National Palliative Care Week 2016 and the Portland District Health palliative care and HARP teams are working hard to ensure... [read more]
From Left: Alira Maes & Sonia Shelton
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Friday 20 May 2016
Sonia Shelton describes herself as a jack of all trades at Portland District Health but her latest role is one with special significance. [read more]
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Friday 20 May 2016
Portland District Health has declared an amnesty on the return of borrowed equipment. [read more]
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Friday 13 May 2016
Brooke Kelly has followed a calling to help others throughout her life. [read more]
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Thursday 12 May 2016
PDH thank our wonderful and talented nurses for the integral care and support they provide our health service and patients. [read more]
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Tuesday 10 May 2016
The Board of Directors, Management and staff at PDH thank our wonderful volunteers for their valuable contribution to the Health Service and community. [read more]
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Friday 6 May 2016
Portland District Health’s nurses are showing another side of their talents with a new art exhibition. [read more]
PDH Midwives enjoying a special treat
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Thursday 5 May 2016
International Midwives Day is celebrated every year on international level to commemorate and increase the awareness about the contribution of the midwives towards patients... [read more]
Photo: Catherine Trinnick at PDH
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Wednesday 4 May 2016
Catherine Trinnick will receive a JR Medical Books Award for the best all-round excellence of academic results and clinical performance by a student in the Deakin University... [read more]
Photo from Left: Michelle Kearney-Board Chair, Gayle Tierney-MP and Chris Giles-CEO
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Wednesday 4 May 2016
Portland District Health’s integrated health consulting suites is now offering a full range of services to the community. [read more]
Photo from Left: Loren Drought-Quality Manager & Michelle Punton-Infection Control
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Thursday 28 April 2016
When we are fit and healthy we can usually defend ourselves against many germs. Often our natural defences are weakened when we are not well, or after an operation. [read more]

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