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Tuesday 29 November 2016
Approximately 11,000 people in Australia are diagnosed with Lung Cancer each year and it is the leading cause of death. In the BSW region, there were 188 people diagnosed... [read more]
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Thursday 24 November 2016
More than 250 staff at Portland District Health have a better understanding of promoting respectful relationships after taking part in new training. [read more]
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Tuesday 22 November 2016
Congratulations to the collaborative group of the 'You’re Enough' campaign who have been selected as a finalist in the Preventing Harm from Alcohol category for the 2016... [read more]
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Tuesday 22 November 2016
Portland District Health’s annual community market is a great way for the health service and the community to work together to improve local services. [read more]
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Thursday 17 November 2016
Portland District Health patient Jim Ralph had good reason to make a recent trip to the hospital to say thanks to nurses. [read more]
Photo: Ms Langford and Ms Angelino help residents Vida Trump, Don Keiller in their air chairs.
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Thursday 17 November 2016
Three new air-chairs at Harbourside Lodge are making life more comfortable and flexible for residents thanks to support from United Way Glenelg. [read more]
Photo from Left: Chris Giles-CEO, Dr Geoff Hitchman-Life Governor, Heather Burton-Life Governor & Michelle Kearney-Board President
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Wednesday 16 November 2016
Two volunteers, including one former GP, have been made life governors of Portland District Health. [read more]
Photo from left: Lucy Telfer & Emily Hinch - Roy Aitken Travelling Scholarship Recipients
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Wednesday 16 November 2016
Four Portland District Health staff will develop new skills to help patients and clients after winning travel scholarships. [read more]
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Tuesday 15 November 2016
The Portland District Health Urgent Care Centre is proving to be a daily life-saver for the local community. [read more]
Photo: Julie Privett - Social Worker
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Tuesday 15 November 2016
Julie Privett had planned to eventually retire to Portland but the chance to become PDH’s new social worker has fast-tracked her relocation from Melbourne. [read more]
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Tuesday 15 November 2016
PDH has received a certificate of excellence in exceeding the Department of Health & Human Services compliance target for Healthcare worker influenza vaccination program. [read more]
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Friday 4 November 2016
Portland District Health’s cancer wellbeing forum has helped a major regional fundraising cause. [read more]
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Thursday 3 November 2016
Come along and celebrate PDH's achievements during the 2015-16 Financial year [read more]
A new LIFE! program to commence November 1st
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Tuesday 11 October 2016
UPDATE: If you or someone who you care about would like to get healthier by eating better and being more active but don’t want to start before Christmas … Good news! The... [read more]
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Thursday 6 October 2016
A one day event for people touched by cancer. [read more]
PDH Consulting Suite Pracitce Manager, Robyn McCabe & Consultant Physician, Dr Aruna Muthumala
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Thursday 6 October 2016
A new monitoring system at Portland District Health is making sure people with heart conditions are being properly observed around the clock. [read more]
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Tuesday 27 September 2016
Health authorities fear the transfer of critically ill patients on Portland’s life-saving emergency helicopter service could be delayed if people don’t follow signage protecting... [read more]
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Monday 26 September 2016
World Pharmacists Day on September 25 has given Portland District Health an opportunity to highlight the vital role played by the hospital’s pharmacy staff. [read more]
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Thursday 22 September 2016
On the 25th September at 1.30pm, Harbourside Lodge will be hosting a Memory Walk to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's Australia. (Meet near Helipad) [read more]
Photo: Rebecca Skaer
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Thursday 15 September 2016
Portland District Health staff members and volunteers are well respected for their caring and helpful nature, and now there’s a way to formally recognise their service and... [read more]

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