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Pictured: Gaynor Denboer, John Okarah, Claire Holt and Len McCormack
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Portland District Health’s successful introduction of a new electronic medication management system has received national exposure. [read more]
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Wednesday 7 May 2014
Free health checks being offered in Portland this month could be a life saver. [read more]
Health Promotion Team: Gerry Leonard (Mental Health Nurse/Drug & Alcohol Counsellor), Rosemary Cole (Community Health Nurse), Lindy Stuchbery and Phoebe Nagorcka-Smith (Health Promotion Officers) and Graeme Learmont (Exercise Physiologist)
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Wednesday 7 May 2014
Portland District Health has registered with Healthy Together Victoria’s Workplace Achievement Program, to create an environment for its staff that encourages and supports... [read more]
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Wednesday 30 April 2014
MAY 1 ,2014 Portland District Health is continuing to follow emergency contingency plans as repairs are carried out to internal communication systems damaged by lightning. [read more]
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Robert Pitt has died and lived to tell the tale. [read more]
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Monika and Peter Berry have been pleasantly surprised by the thoroughness of Portland District Health’s podiatry service. [read more]
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Thursday 24 April 2014
The number of babies being born in Portland continues to grow. [read more]
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Portland District Health’s new Director of Nursing, Ros Alexander, is returning to a profession and hospital she is passionate about. [read more]
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Thursday 3 April 2014
Portland District Health is not only committed to providing a safe place for patients, it is also committed to ensuring a safe workplace for staff. [read more]
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Thursday 3 April 2014
Portland District Health’s counselling service has been boosted by the return of health psychologist Jacki Carmody to the team. [read more]
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Thursday 3 April 2014
Portland District Health staff were tested on Wednesday coping with three emergency situations over the course of the day. [read more]
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Monday 31 March 2014
PDH’s annual fund-raising golf day has been a huge hit raising more than $30,000 for developing palliative care and cancer units at the hospital. [read more]
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Tuesday 25 March 2014
Portland District Health staff are setting a good example in vaccinating against the flu [read more]
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Monday 24 March 2014
Women living in Portland - BreastScreen Victoria invites you to be involved in the ambassador program. [read more]
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Thursday 20 March 2014
When asked about how he lost 50kg, Portland's Brian Lineker tells people he went to McDonalds. [read more]
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Thursday 20 March 2014
Portland District Health is encouraging local residents to get in early to prepare for the worst. [read more]
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Thursday 20 March 2014
Portland District Health is maintaining its top safety record with another infection-free period. [read more]
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Monday 17 March 2014
Active Health Portland and Portland District Health hope the appointment of their first Indigenous school-based apprentice will lead to more interest in health careers within... [read more]
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Thursday 13 March 2014
Jess Pethybridge and her family have had a long and arduous challenge in dealing with a rare vascular malformation. [read more]
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Thursday 27 February 2014
After 20 years of suffering from reflux and heartburn, Portland’s Neil Ball had grown tired of waiting for the problem to ease. [read more]

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