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Thursday 9 March 2017
Portland District Health and the SeaChange initiative are backing a south-west Victorian petition for a sugar tax to reduce the consumption of sweet drinks to fight obesity... [read more]
Photo from left:  Dr Amanda Lishman-Emergency Physician, Ros Alexander-DON, Anita Rank-Glenelg Shire Mayor/PDH Board Member/M2M Cyclist and George James-Lions Club
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Friday 3 March 2017
Portland Lions Club’s `White Lioners’ Murray to Moyne team will be helping people with urology problems when they hit the road this year. [read more]
Photo with Seaview House residents: Lily Horovitz, Briony Trace - Occupational Therapist, Warwick McEachern, Brooke Smith - Exercise Physiologist and Pat Wilmot
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Thursday 2 March 2017
Falls prevention is a high priority at Portland District Health and a significant part of the campaign is the Landing on Your Feet group program. [read more]
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Thursday 2 March 2017
After three orthopaedic surgeries in the past year, Ian Benbow is well placed to assess the service provided by Portland District Health. [read more]
Photo from Left: Frank Farnsworth, Kellie Wakely & Mandy Beattie
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Friday 17 February 2017
As the Rotary Club of Portland Beats Cycle for Hope team gears up for its 2017 event on March 19, local cancer patients are appreciating the outcomes of last year’s ride. [read more]
Merv Hughes - Cricket Legend
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Friday 17 February 2017
Australian cricket legend Merv Hughes will visit Portland in March for a golf day to help raise funds for new surgical equipment at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Friday 10 February 2017
The Portland community is being urged to contribute to a new Victorian rural health plan to make sure the voice of country people is heard. [read more]
Mr Nick Russell - Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Friday 10 February 2017
New visiting specialist surgeon Nick Russell is bringing the latest international techniques and a passion for rural health to Portland. [read more]
Photo: Elaine Warnecke
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Thursday 9 February 2017
Portland District Health’s new graduate physiotherapist Elaine Warnecke is taking a broad view of the health of her patients. [read more]
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Tuesday 7 February 2017
New research from Deakin University has found that innovative marketing techniques can encourage supermarket customers to buy more healthy foods. In a collaboration between... [read more]
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Wednesday 1 February 2017
Portland District Health has set a healthy vision for the local community with the launch of its new 2017-2020 strategic plan. [read more]
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Wednesday 25 January 2017
Portland District Health remains the first choice option for people needing a variety of general surgical procedures. [read more]
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Monday 23 January 2017
Portland District Health are aware that members of the Portland and district community, due to recent events, in both Portland and Melbourne, maybe experiencing distress... [read more]
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Wednesday 18 January 2017
The Portland community is a star in the making when it comes to taking a stand against violence. [read more]
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Friday 13 January 2017
PDH has joined the One Million Stars to End Violence Project and hopes Portland can achieve status as a `star weave community’ by making 10,000 stars. [read more]
Photo: Emma Mowatt
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Wednesday 11 January 2017
Emma Mowatt isn’t long out of training to become a nurse, and already she’s winning awards for helping others find their way in the industry. [read more]
Photo: Ray Thomas
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Tuesday 10 January 2017
Ray Thomas realises his health outlook isn’t promising, but having good care has made it bearable. [read more]
Photo: Carolyn Millard
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Tuesday 10 January 2017
Carolyn Millard understands why people want to live in their homes for as long as possible, even when facing chronic medical conditions. [read more]
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Wednesday 21 December 2016
For most people, Christmas is a time to enjoy family and festivities but for others it can be a difficult period. [read more]
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Wednesday 21 December 2016
The Board of Management, Executive Management and staff at Portland District Health wish everyone in the Portland and surrounding communities a safe and healthy Christmas... [read more]

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