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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]
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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]
From Left:  Christine Said-PDH nurse, Cathy Radford-HRH nurse, Kristen Rowe-PDH nurse & Deb Tozer-PDH Urgent Care Centre Manager
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Tuesday 13 September 2016
Two new nurses exchange programs are giving Portland District Health urgent care centre nurses both teaching and learning roles. [read more]
Photo from Left: Brooke Kelly-PDH Cancer Support Nurse, Lorraine Pfeiffer-Cancer patient & Meredith Fredericks RSL Bowling Club ladies sub-section president
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Friday 9 September 2016
Hair loss during cancer chemotherapy can be one of the most upsetting aspects of treatment due to its obvious visibility. [read more]
Photo: John Beauglehole
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Thursday 8 September 2016
Mr Beauglehole, 77, recently received a cardioversion at PDH to overcome an irregular heartbeat. [read more]
Photo from Left: Rachel Siemon-Active Health Portland Practice Manager, Ros Jones-Director of Corporate Services, Jo Spurge-Acting Director of Primary & Aged Care Services
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Thursday 8 September 2016
Portland District Health is signposting its support for the White Ribbon campaign by displaying a series of promotional posters advocating for an end to violence against... [read more]
Photo: Simone Bannam
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Thursday 1 September 2016
After more than two years of battling breast cancer, Simone Bannam is determined to make the most of every day. [read more]
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Wednesday 31 August 2016
Portland Meals on Wheels recipients are in for a special treat today. [read more]
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Monday 29 August 2016
Portland District Health’s meals not only pass the taste test, the kitchen has passed its latest audit with 100 per cent compliance. [read more]

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