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Dennis Rose with Chris Giles - Turning first sod
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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]
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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
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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]
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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]
Photo: Bery Kinghorn-Patient & Terri Gull-Nurse
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Friday 2 June 2017
Returning home was a top priority for Beryl Kinghorn after having a hip operation in Adelaide last December.  [read more]
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Friday 26 May 2017
People presenting at Portland District Health’s Urgent Care Centre are being urged to remain patient while those with high priority symptoms are treated first. [read more]
Photo: Jeanette Beauglehole
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Thursday 25 May 2017
Jeanette Beauglehole has had a lot of “delightful conversations” over the past few years as a volunteer for Portland District Health’s Telecare program. [read more]
Ann Hyder - Patient
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Monday 22 May 2017
Just a day after undergoing a knee replacement, Warrnambool resident Ann Hyder is amazed at how fit and well she feels. [read more]
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Thursday 18 May 2017
27 June 2017 9.00am - 2.15pm [read more]
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Wednesday 17 May 2017
A new competition will create an artwork to show the commitment of south west Victorian organisations to Indigenous health. [read more]
Photo from Left: Marisa Di Serio, Norma Weir & Peter Bunge
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Thursday 11 May 2017
Portland District Health’s Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) is helping local residents with chronic diseases to improve their health and spend more time at home. [read more]
Photo: Ms Teresa Herring & Mr Phil Gan, Surgeon
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
A Broadwater woman has made a quick recovery after becoming the first person to be operated on at a public hospital in Australia with a new range of miniature instruments. [read more]
PHOTO: 2016 Midwifery Day Celebrations
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Tuesday 2 May 2017
Portland District Health’s midwives will form a purple parade on May 5 to promote recognition of their profession. [read more]
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Friday 28 April 2017
From ages 23 to 80, Portland District Health’s Consumer Advisory Committee covers the views of a myriad of people to ensure the health service continues to improve. [read more]
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Wednesday 26 April 2017
A new haematology service has started at Portland District Health, expanding the range of services offered from the chemotherapy unit. [read more]

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