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Janice Bayne - Acute NUM & Fiona Heenan-Director of Primary & Aged Care Services
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Friday 22 July 2016
Portland District Health is setting a healthy example for the community with a new initiative to offer free fruit to patients, staff, volunteers and visitors. [read more]
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Friday 22 July 2016
Mavis Jennings has seen Portland District Health through the eyes of a long-serving staff member and more recently through the eyes of a patient. [read more]
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Tuesday 19 July 2016
A redevelopment costing nearly $300,000 will make life more comfortable for residents of Portland’s Harbourside Lodge with the installation of air-conditioning in all rooms... [read more]
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Monday 18 July 2016
Portland District Health has completed a remarkable hat-trick with a spotless 100 per cent cleaning audit for the third year running. [read more]
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Friday 15 July 2016
Harbourside Lodge had a welcome visit from the Halls Gap Zoo on Thursday 14 June. [read more]
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Thursday 14 July 2016
Portland women who may become pregnant are being warned of the dangers of drinking alcohol. [read more]
Photo from left: Gaynor Denboer, Justine Watts, Vicki Barbary
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Friday 8 July 2016
National Diabetes Week 2016 has the slogan `We Are Here To Help You’ and with 7 per cent of people in Glenelg Shire registered with the National Diabetes Service Scheme... [read more]
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Tuesday 5 July 2016
Portland district dairy farmers facing financial problems in the wake of major price cuts are being encouraged to seek free help if they need it. [read more]
Photo from Left: Lindy Stuchbery & Kelly Edwards - PDH Health Promotion Staff
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Friday 1 July 2016
A new system of `traffic light’ food labels will show Portland people what’s healthy and what’s not so good. [read more]
Brooke Kelly - PDH Cancer Support Nurse
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Wednesday 29 June 2016
The PDH cancer support program has all the information, contacts and referrals that people need during their journey with the disease. [read more]
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Tuesday 28 June 2016
When: Wednesday 6 July 2016 @ 10am [read more]
Alana & Zac Jefferies with Baby Ezekiel
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Thursday 23 June 2016
Having a baby at Portland District Health has helped Alana Jeffries to feel part of the local community. [read more]
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Friday 17 June 2016
Portland District Health’s motto ‘your health service, our community’ reflects how the health service is part of the local community. [read more]
Kerrie Jennings-YMCA Manager, Brooke Kelly-PDH Cancer Support Nurse & Dulcie Hoggan
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Friday 17 June 2016
Life was going good for Dulcie Hoggan when she turned 50 last year. [read more]
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Wednesday 15 June 2016
The Blue Ribbon Foundation Portland District Health Emergency Helipad is proving to be a life-saving success but not all drivers are doing the right thing. [read more]
Caption: Timboon and District Healthcare Service CEO, Gerry Sheehan, South West Healthcare CEO, John Kryger, Barwon Health Interim CEO, Paul Cohen, Heywood Rural Health CEO, Jackie Kelly, Western District Health Service CEO, Rohan Fitzgerald, Moyne Health
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Portland District Health (PDH) will phase out the sale of sugary drinks over the next two years as part of a Victorian-first initiative to set a healthy example to the community. [read more]
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Dozens of local people and businesses that supported the Blue Ribbon Foundation Portland District Health Emergency Helipad are about to have their names etched into history. [read more]
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Monday 6 June 2016
A new healing garden and meeting room at Portland District Health will provide a safe and inclusive space for people battling alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems. [read more]
Photo: Melissa Yip - Dietitian
General
Thursday 2 June 2016
With about 10 per cent of new mums in Portland showing signs of iron deficiency, Portland District Health is offering help to ease the problem. [read more]
Photo from Left: Lisa Barby & Anita Rank, Board Directors/Chair of Consumer Advisory committee
General
Thursday 2 June 2016
Congratulation to Lisa Barby who was presented with a Quality Improvement Award at the General Staff meeting for organising dedicated free parking permits for Chemotherapy... [read more]

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