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Thursday 22 January 2015
The recruitment of two new anaesthetists will allow more women to have babies in Portland and open the door for more surgical procedures at Portland District Health. [read more]
Susan Marshall
General
Wednesday 17 December 2014
Susan Marshall has regained her passion for exercise – and for life in general – after becoming involved in Portland District Health’s ambulatory rehabilitation group. [read more]
Jeanette Beauglehole, PDH Volunteer and Trish Rawlings, Volunteer Coordinator
General
Wednesday 17 December 2014
A dedicated Portland District Health volunteer has won a national award for helping people in their time of need. [read more]
General
Tuesday 16 December 2014
Portland District Health wants you to tell us if an employee or volunteer has made a difference to their experience at PDH. Has someone gone above and beyond their duties... [read more]
General
Friday 12 December 2014
Portland District Health are pleased to announce we have finally commenced work on Helipad site within hospital grounds. [read more]
Jo Spurge
General
Friday 12 December 2014
After losing nearly 50 kilograms in a little over a year, some people don’t recognise Jo Spurge as the same person. [read more]
General
Wednesday 10 December 2014
PDH has joined the world of social media and is now on Facebook and Twitter as part of an overall strategy to improves connections with the local community. [read more]
Wendy Buckland and Annette Hinchcliffe - Quality Dept
General
Monday 8 December 2014
PDH awarded and recognised individual staff and teams that were evaluated by surveryors and were marked 'Met with Merit' at our hospital accreditation during 2014. These... [read more]
Una Cancian, Mrs Pat Wilmot and Donna Kilgour
General
Monday 8 December 2014
Mr Bert Wilmot served on the Hospital Board and its sub committees for 31 energetic years, between1964-1995. He held senior offices from 1980-1986. [read more]
General
Friday 5 December 2014
Portland District Health’s dietitians don’t like to see themselves as the “food police” but they do achieve great results by helping people to gradually adjust and improve... [read more]
General
Friday 5 December 2014
New President of the Portland District Health Board of Management, Dr Michelle Kearney, says having the right professional health workforce in place is the key to future... [read more]
General
Friday 5 December 2014
Portland District Health has excelled in a new survey with 97 per cent of patients rating their hospital experience as positive. [read more]
General
Monday 1 December 2014
Last Christmas staff and visitors at Portland District Health donated more than 100 presents for needy local families through a wishing tree program. [read more]
General
Thursday 27 November 2014
Portland District Health’s reputation for providing high quality and safe care has been confirmed with full accreditation received in its biennial organisation-wide review. [read more]
General
Wednesday 26 November 2014
A No Lift November campaign at Portland District Health has been designed to ensure patient safety and avoid staff injury. [read more]
George Sison, Claire Holt, John Okaroh, Glenda Whitbourn, Chloe Nunn, Gaynor Denboer
General
Monday 24 November 2014
As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week, PDH staff are joining the campaign to tackle antibiotic resistance, complete with T-shirts to promote the antibiotic resistance cause... [read more]
Adrian Luscombe, Dr Jeff Hitchman, Gaynor Denboer, Claire Holt, Monica Treloar, Laura Tagell, (Front row) Ellie Lane and Bruce Caslake.
General
Friday 21 November 2014
Portland District Health staff and friends acted as simulated patients for the mock plane crash disaster that happened out at the Portland Airport on Tuesday, 18 November.... [read more]
General
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Portland District Health’s new Director of Medical Services, Dr Brendan Condon, is looking forward to new challenges in the role. [read more]
General
Monday 17 November 2014
Portland District Health is warning local residents to be on the lookout for snakes and to be prepared in case of bites. [read more]
General
Thursday 13 November 2014
Three-time aerobics world champion Sue Stanley will bring a healthy message to Portland this month. [read more]

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