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From Left: Brooke Smith, Exercise Physiologist, Veryan Caravelas and Briony Trace, Occupational Therapist
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Wednesday 24 August 2016
Walking her dog Daisy used to be a pleasure for Veryan Caravelas but a fall 14 months ago changed all that. [read more]
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Wednesday 24 August 2016
A positive accreditation review has confirmed that Portland District Health continues to provide safe, quality care to the community. [read more]
Chris Giles - After Surgery Photo
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Wednesday 17 August 2016
Portland District Health CEO Chris Giles admits she’s struggled with weight all her life, but it was the prospect of a potentially life-threatening illness that made her... [read more]
Dr Robert Harvey- New Portland Ophthalmologist
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Thursday 11 August 2016
Portland people needing specialist eye care will be able to access services closer to home with the recruitment of a new ophthalmologist at Portland District Health. [read more]
Photo from Left: Ros Pevitt, Sandy Burgoyne, Alex Campbell and Ann Miller
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Tuesday 9 August 2016
Portland District Health has a new-look Board of Management with the appointment of four new Directors. [read more]
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Friday 5 August 2016
Portland district residents are being urged to get active in a community-wide initiative to improve local health outcomes. [read more]
Photo: John Welsh
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Friday 5 August 2016
Things were bad enough for John Welsh when he was told he needed a knee replacement; it just got worse when he was referred away from Portland for the surgery. [read more]
Photo from Left: Gerry Leonard, Neil O'Donnell & John Bell
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Thursday 28 July 2016
Local health services are joining forces to promote the White Ribbon campaign to advocate for an end to violence against women. [read more]
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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