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Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland District Health is proud of its multicultural workforce and on March 24 the health service celebrated this diversity with a Taste of Harmony day. [read more]
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Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland’s contribution to the One Million Stars to End Violence campaign will be recognised at the Commonwealth Games. [read more]
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Thursday 29 March 2018
Portland District Health CEO Chris Giles is advocating more healthcare training in rural areas to alleviate shortages of doctors in rural Australia. [read more]
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Monday 26 March 2018
Portland’s annual charity ball will be revived in 2018. [read more]
Photo: Elaine Warnecke - PDH Physiotherapist
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Thursday 22 March 2018
Thirty seven per cent of Australian woman – and 13 per cent of men – have urinary incontinence problems. [read more]
Photo from Left: Wendy Buckland-consultant midwife, Sasha Hayes-midwife, Brittney Butten-Deakin medical student and Sue Oates-midwife
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Friday 16 March 2018
In 2015 Portland District Health introduced a campaign urging local people that “it’s ok to ask” if they can be treated locally rather than be referred out of town. [read more]
Photo: Michelle Punton - Infection Control Nurse
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Tuesday 13 March 2018
Portland people can play their part in reducing the risk of antibiotic resistance. [read more]
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Tuesday 6 March 2018
We are extremely pleased to announce our Charity Golf day held on Friday raised a whopping $25,223. [read more]
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Tuesday 6 March 2018
Home is where the heart is and Portland District Health’s new physiotherapist Marni Smith is happy to be back in her home town. [read more]
Photo: Devon & Chrissie Warren
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Wednesday 28 February 2018
Australia Day fireworks will always have a special place in Chrissie Warren’s heart after this year’s emotional connection. [read more]
Photo: Brooke & Shauni Morrissey with babies Arlo and Annie
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Friday 23 February 2018
Sisters Brooke and Shauni Morrissey have double reasons to recommend Portland District Health’s maternity services after having their babies within 10 days of each other. [read more]
Photo: Juanita Dickinson - Social Worker
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Friday 23 February 2018
Portland District Health’s social worker Juanita Dickinson has taken on a broad gamut of work in her new role. [read more]
Photo: David Schwarz - Past AFL footballer player / Golf Guest Speaker
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Friday 16 February 2018
Portland District Health’s annual charity golf event will this year raise funds for chemotherapy and dialysis treatment chairs, with former AFL star David Schwarz joining... [read more]
Photo: Alan Smith
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Tuesday 6 February 2018
Alan Smith isn’t often stuck for words but when it comes to the health workers who saved his life, it’s hard to find what he needs to say. [read more]
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Wednesday 31 January 2018
People touched by cancer can share their experiences and learn about support services at an upcoming forum in Portland. [read more]
Photo: (Seated at Front) Chris Reynolds & Leonie Shemeld-telecare participants, (from left standing) Norma Wier-Care Co-ord, Trish Rawlings-Admin & Robyn McCabe-Practice Nurse.  Thank you to Portland Observer for supplying photo
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Thursday 25 January 2018
Portland District Health wants the community to ask the question-“Am I able to do this consultation via telehealth?” [read more]
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Wednesday 10 January 2018
Portland District Health’s new Director of Medical Service Kaushik Banerjea says his work comes down to one basic philosophy. [read more]
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Tuesday 9 January 2018
Revised fees will be implemented from January 8, 2018 for Allied Health and Specialist Nursing Services for Consulting Suites in alignment with DHHS Guidelines Fee Rates... [read more]
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Thursday 4 January 2018
A new Life! Program will start in Portland in January as the local community continues to improve its health and wellbeing. [read more]
Photo: Emily Hinch - PDH Midwife
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Wednesday 3 January 2018
Portland District Health is boosting its midwifery services with new local and international recruits. [read more]

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