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Tuesday 24 October 2017
Portland people who suffer eye injuries will have ready access to specialist care with the introduction of new world-first technology at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Monday 23 October 2017
PDH would like to congratulate and thank the Cancer Council Portland Unit for another fantastic effort with their annual 'Shopping Spree' event. [read more]
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Thursday 19 October 2017
At 86 Mary Benbow expects to have a few little aches and pains, but she knew the feeling she was experiencing last month was out of the ordinary. [read more]
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Wednesday 18 October 2017
Portland District Health’s newest physician Dr Sagarika Jayathilake is feeling right at home in her new environment. [read more]
Photo from Left: Mandy Beattie, Gail Baulch & Brooke Kelly
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Thursday 12 October 2017
As a volunteer with Portland District Health, Gail Baulch has helped people facing a cancer challenge along with their families. [read more]
Riezl Espanta, Clinical Nurse Specialist
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Thursday 12 October 2017
Portland district people can rest easy at night thanks to PDH’s sleep studies unit. [read more]
Photo: Bonnie Taylor, Brooke Kelly-Cancer Support Nurse & Fiona Flannery
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Thursday 21 September 2017
Fiona Flannery and Bonnie Taylor, Arbonne Consultants recently held a 'Treat Yourself Like A Queen' pamper night for people to attend in Portland. [read more]
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Thursday 21 September 2017
More local people are turning to Portland District Health for their care, with numbers during August reaching at least a six-year high. [read more]
Photo from Left: Leo Filer-Student, David Gryn-Physio, Jo Spurge-District Nurse Manager & Joe Mulvey-Student
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Wednesday 20 September 2017
We would like to congratulate the 13 students from Bayview College, Portland Secondary College & Heywood & District Secondary College who participated in the 2017 Future... [read more]
Portland Secondary Students SRC
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Tuesday 19 September 2017
Portland Secondary College students are leading the way in inspiring healthier eating choices in the community. [read more]
Photo from Left: Ros Alexander-DON, Chris Giles-CEO, Claire Holt-Director Health Informatics, Jennie Stinson-Director of Finance
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Monday 18 September 2017
Taking care of your health is not limited to mending broken bones or making sure your heart is beating properly. [read more]
Photo from left: Natalie Herbertson, Acute NUM, Helen Sparrow & Lynne McCabe from Rorary Club of Portland Bay.
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Wednesday 13 September 2017
Big thank you to the Rotary Club of Portland Bay for providing nearly $4,000 to purchase one of the three mattresses to be located on South Ward which reduces the risk of... [read more]
Photo: Julie Sealey-Theatre NUM, George James-Lions Club, Dr Adee Davidson-Urologist, Huon Beauglehole-Lions Club President and Eden Malseed-Nurse
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Wednesday 13 September 2017
Thanks to the joint events of the PDH Charity Golf Day and the Portland Lions Club Murray to Moyne Team, PDH have recently purchased a new flexible cystoscope. [read more]
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Thursday 7 September 2017
Portland District Health will help families caring for people with dementia to better cope with their arduous task with an information session this month. [read more]
Photo: Patricia Pevitt
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Monday 4 September 2017
The idea of driving over potholes and dodging kangaroos and big trucks is a bit too much for Patricia Pevitt these days. [read more]
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Friday 1 September 2017
Protect yourself this pollen season – managing asthma and allergies matters  [read more]
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Friday 1 September 2017
Humpty Dumpty Balmoral Burn Helps Raise Funds to Purchase a ‘Humpty’s Breath of Life’ package valued at $8,500.  [read more]
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Thursday 31 August 2017
Portland District Health is being slugged an additional $266,000 or 80 per cent more in its electricity bill for the next 12 months. [read more]
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Thursday 31 August 2017
Grants and donations have provided a lifeline to Portland District Health over the years, but more can be done to attract resources for the local community. [read more]
Nursing Staff - Val Keys, Kylie Legg & Lisa Barby
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Thursday 3 August 2017
Portland district people battling cancer are continuing to appreciate a free, close-to-home chemotherapy service. [read more]

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