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Tuesday 10 March 2015
An expo in Portland on March 25 aims to reduce the stigma associated with incontinence problems. [read more]
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Friday 6 March 2015
Four Portland District Health staff members have been recognised for making a difference for patients, visitors and other staff as part of a new PDH Recognition Awards program. [read more]
Maree Garside - Acute NUM
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Friday 6 March 2015
Maree Garside is enjoying a new challenge and a new location for her nursing career. [read more]
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Monday 2 March 2015
Portland District Health (PDH) needs more community input. [read more]
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Monday 2 March 2015
Portland District Health is encouraging local residents to use its community health services or risk partially losing funding for the programs. [read more]
Doreen Hoffman and baby Indy-Lee
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Thursday 26 February 2015
After having two babies in Queensland, Portland’s Doreen Hoffman is able to compare the experience of giving birth in her new home town. [read more]
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Thursday 26 February 2015
Portland District Health has been buoyed by the return to 24-7 anaesthetist coverage which will improve maternity and surgical options. [read more]
Anne McIntyre
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Wednesday 25 February 2015
Nobody wants to be diagnosed with cancer, but Portland’s Anne McIntyre sees herself as one of the lucky ones. [read more]
John Smith and Jo Spurge, District Nurser
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Tuesday 24 February 2015
When Portland’s John Smith was told his leg had to be amputated his first response was “the sooner the better”. [read more]
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Friday 13 February 2015
PDH Diabetes service has commenced CGMS with the Dexcom G4 Platinum system. [read more]
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Friday 13 February 2015
Nikki Edwards is proud to be a champion for Portland District Health’s (PDH) fitness campaign but says that anyone can achieve their goals with a bit of moral support, some... [read more]
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Tuesday 10 February 2015
Sue Lovett hopes that her new role will make everyone at Portland District Health feel comfortable around Indigenous people and that Indigenous people will feel comfortable... [read more]
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Wednesday 4 February 2015
A new DiaBEATes group starting in February at Active Health Portland is emphasising the importance of education along with exercise. [read more]
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Wednesday 4 February 2015
Portland District Health (PDH) is challenging the local community to become fitter and healthier with its Fitness on the Field program during Healthy Weight Week. [read more]
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Friday 30 January 2015
Portland District Health’s community transport service is undergoing some changes but clients will still have access to the same service. [read more]
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Thursday 29 January 2015
Inevitably there are occasions when all the good care and medical help can’t save a person and Val Keys realises that nurses need to be there to support patients and their... [read more]
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Tuesday 27 January 2015
The Portland District Health helipad is almost 65% complete with materials and services to date being donated. [read more]
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Tuesday 27 January 2015
Five new medication pumps donated by community bike-riding efforts will ease the burden for chemotherapy patients at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Thursday 22 January 2015
The Portland community can support their local hospital and continue a proud tradition of giving through a new Pavers for Portland District Health fund-raising initiative. [read more]
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Thursday 22 January 2015
The 2015 Portland `Wish Upon a Star Ball’ on Saturday, February 7 will now be raising funds for two important local health initiatives. [read more]

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