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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]
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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]
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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]
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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
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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.
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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]
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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]
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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]
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Thursday 13 November 2014
Three-time aerobics world champion Sue Stanley will bring a healthy message to Portland this month. [read more]
Joanne Saunders, Carolyn Malseed, Melissa Kennett, Gail Jaensch, Christine Giles
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Thursday 13 November 2014
Portland’s annual charity ball will continue in 2015 as a fund-raiser for a new local cause, the Portland District Health (PDH) helipad project. [read more]
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Tuesday 11 November 2014
Portland District Health’s primary and community health team throwing down the challenge to people from Portland and surrounding districts to become better self-managers... [read more]
Peter Chellis (left) and Dr Tim Baker (right)
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Tuesday 11 November 2014
A program to develop rural emergency medicine will continue for a further three years following new funding commitments. [read more]
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Thursday 6 November 2014
Joan Pethybridge and her Mum Bev are facing the biggest challenges of their lives but are now looking good and feeling better after taking part in a support program for cancer... [read more]
Delta Therapy Dog program volunteer Natalie Brindle with Toby
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Thursday 6 November 2014
A new volunteer at Portland District Health has his nose to the ground to sniff out ways to help patients and clients. [read more]
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Thursday 6 November 2014
Premier and Member for South West Coast Denis Napthine has used a ceremonial shovel to turn the first sod on Portland’s long-awaited emergency helipad project. [read more]
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Tuesday 28 October 2014
Friday 14 November 2014 10am – 2pm Civic Hall Portland [read more]
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Friday 17 October 2014
A Chief of Allied Health has been appointed at Portland District Health in a new role designed to strengthen services for the community. [read more]
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Wednesday 15 October 2014
A presentation about Portland District Health’s shift from a paper-based health record system to an electronic health record (EHR) has won national recognition. [read more]
Dr David Morris and Dr Ghazala Irshad - Obstetricians & Gynaecologist
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Monday 13 October 2014
More Portland women are having babies close to home thanks to PDH’s expanded maternity service. [read more]
Nursing Staff in ED
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Monday 13 October 2014
A recent University of Sydney study found that emergency department nurses are more extroverted, agreeable and open than most people. [read more]

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