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Photo: Mike Risk and Carolyn Millard
General
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
General
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]
General
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
General
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
General
Tuesday 25 July 2017
Portland District Health is growing its cardiac services for the local community with two new monitoring machines. [read more]
General
Monday 24 July 2017
Portland District Health was lauded for its compassionate care of families in their time of need.  [read more]
General
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
General
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)
General
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]
General
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
General
Thursday 13 July 2017
A new monitoring system is making life easier for people with diabetes in Portland. [read more]
Dennis Rose with Chris Giles - Turning first sod
General
Thursday 6 July 2017
People using Portland District Health will soon have a new area for reflection. [read more]
Photo: Jerrika Pevitt - Grow Healthy Together Art Comp winner
General
Thursday 6 July 2017
An artwork by a 16-year-old student will promote Indigenous health across the south-west after winning an inaugural competition. [read more]
Photo: Heather Burton & Minister for Health Jill Hennessy
General
Monday 3 July 2017
Volunteers like Heather Burton provide a lifeline of support to the patients and clients of Portland District Health (PDH). [read more]
Photo: Jenny Roberts - Continence Nurse Advisor
General
Friday 23 June 2017
Portland District Health is hoping World Continence Week will prompt more people to overcome unnecessary embarrassment and seek help with their continence problems. [read more]
Photo from 2016 Wellness and Life After Cancer Forum
General
Thursday 22 June 2017
A forum in Portland during June will help people to plan for life after cancer treatment. [read more]
Jo Spurge - Palliative Care & District Nurse Unit Manager
General
Thursday 15 June 2017
The theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week was ‘You matter, your care matters; Palliative care can make a difference’ and Portland District Health’s team is... [read more]
General
Tuesday 13 June 2017
A new training program to support health workers manage clients who use ice is being delivered in Portland. [read more]
Thanks to Portland Observer for Supplying Photo
General
Friday 9 June 2017
People who have been through rehabilitation programs in Portland are being urged to take the next step in their recovery. [read more]
General
Friday 9 June 2017
The Portland District Health Consumer Advisory Committee hopes to make it easier for consumers to park while accessing services. [read more]

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