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Tuesday 22 July 2014
United Way Glenelg (UWG) is helping to build literacy rich home environments by donating FREE children’s books to every baby born at Portland District Health (PDH). [read more]
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Wednesday 9 July 2014
1 in 9 women will get breast cancer. 75% of women diagnosed are over 50.  [read more]
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Wednesday 9 July 2014
A new fee structure has been implemented at Portland’s Harbourside Lodge to follow the new Federal Government Living Longer, Living Better Reforms. [read more]
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Tuesday 8 July 2014
A new stabilisation cot given to Portland District Health will help when babies need to transfer to larger hospitals. [read more]
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Wednesday 2 July 2014
A major new community campaign is being launched to tackle Portland’s escalating obesity problem. [read more]
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Friday 27 June 2014
WORDS FROM GEOFF MAYER – CENTRAL COAST Hello there I am writing to you today to ask if you could possibly do me a very big favour and put this in your window to say thank... [read more]
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Wednesday 25 June 2014
Portland District Health is the cleanest hospital in Australia with a new external audit unable to fault its cleanliness. [read more]
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Wednesday 25 June 2014
A new chemotherapy and medical oncology service will start in Portland this week. [read more]
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Friday 20 June 2014
Are you doing your pelvic floor exercises regularly? FOR FURTHER INFORMATION GO TO www.continence.org.au  [read more]
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Thursday 12 June 2014
More Portland women will be able to have their babies locally with the recruitment of a new obstetrician and gynaecologist. [read more]
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Thursday 29 May 2014
A $10,000 donation has kick-started a local fund-raising appeal for Portland District Health. [read more]
Dr Scott Deller, GP Anaesthetist
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Monday 26 May 2014
New Portland doctor Scott Deller describes himself as "an old fashioned” style of GP. [read more]
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Thursday 22 May 2014
A new emergency helipad is expected to be ready before Christmas on the grounds of Portland District Health (PDH). [read more]
Shae Johnson (Active Health Portland - Exercise Physiologist) and Graeme Learmont (Portland District Health - Exercise Physiologist)
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Wednesday 21 May 2014
Exercise physiology is a relatively new allied health profession in Portland but it is one that is growing in popularity. [read more]
Ellie Lane after winning Individual Volunteers Award with Health Minister David Davis
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Ellie Lane volunteers for the community and for her own satisfaction, not for any formal recognition. [read more]
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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