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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]
Photo: Mike Risk and Carolyn Millard
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Wednesday 2 August 2017
Mike Risk has a wealth of local knowledge, welcoming visitors to the Glenelg Shire while working at the Portland Tourist Centre. [read more]
Dr Jun Parker - Anaesthetist
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Wednesday 2 August 2017
Anaesthetist Dr Jun Parker has worked all around Australia but his experiences in Western Victoria have inspired his appointment at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Friday 28 July 2017
A big thank-you to SW Tafe student for delivery 'Little Book Boxes' to our Urgent Care Centre and Radiology Dept waiting rooms today. [read more]
Gerry Leonard - PDH Mental Health Nurse & Men's Health Coordinator
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Wednesday 26 July 2017
Portland District Health has had a long-standing commitment to abolishing violence. [read more]
Photo: Fiona Heenan, Director of Primary & Aged Care Services and Carolyn Millard, Health Independence Manager
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Tuesday 25 July 2017
Portland District Health is growing its cardiac services for the local community with two new monitoring machines. [read more]
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Monday 24 July 2017
Portland District Health was lauded for its compassionate care of families in their time of need.  [read more]
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Thursday 20 July 2017
Portland District Health is currently seeking expressions of interest from potential candidates interested in completing a Diploma of Nursing in Portland in 2018—2019.  [read more]
Narelle Cannon with Alfie the Dog
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Wednesday 19 July 2017
What’s it all about, Alfie? [read more]
Photo: The Bendigo Bikers Charity Support Group with PDH Midwifery Staff (Photo supplied by Portland Observer)
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Tuesday 18 July 2017
Portland District Health has welcomed the donation of a new cuddle cot for its maternity award, but it’s a donation it hopes to never use. [read more]
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Monday 17 July 2017
More people are turning to Portland District Health for their care, leading to the biggest increase in patient numbers for several years. [read more]
Vicki Barbary - Diabetes Educator
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Thursday 13 July 2017
A new monitoring system is making life easier for people with diabetes in Portland. [read more]

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