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Photo: Ms Teresa Herring & Mr Phil Gan, Surgeon
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
A Broadwater woman has made a quick recovery after becoming the first person to be operated on at a public hospital in Australia with a new range of miniature instruments. [read more]
PHOTO: 2016 Midwifery Day Celebrations
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Tuesday 2 May 2017
Portland District Health’s midwives will form a purple parade on May 5 to promote recognition of their profession. [read more]
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Friday 28 April 2017
From ages 23 to 80, Portland District Health’s Consumer Advisory Committee covers the views of a myriad of people to ensure the health service continues to improve. [read more]
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Wednesday 26 April 2017
A new haematology service has started at Portland District Health, expanding the range of services offered from the chemotherapy unit. [read more]
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Monday 24 April 2017
Qube Portland’s excellent health and safety record has resulted in comfortable new beds for people needing specialist care at Portland District Health. [read more]
Chris Giles, CEO at Portland District Health and John Bell, CEO at Dhauwurd-Wurrung Elderly and Community Health Services (DWECH)
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Friday 21 April 2017
A new memorandum of understanding (MOU) will create more support to Aboriginal people to access health services at Portland District Health. [read more]
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Friday 21 April 2017
Portland is now officially a Star Weave Community after making more than 10,000 stars for the One Million Stars to End Violence project. [read more]
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Thursday 20 April 2017
After 16 years, Portland District Health’s Director of Corporate Services Ros Jones is moving to a new role. [read more]
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Thursday 20 April 2017
Patients have given Portland District Health top marks with the latest survey showing the health service excelling in patient care. [read more]
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Monday 10 April 2017
A second snake bite within a month has prompted a warning for Portland district people to keep an eye out for the reptiles and to learn basic first aid. [read more]
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Thursday 6 April 2017
A new program starting in Portland in April will give people a chance to beat their alcohol and drug problems. [read more]
Enviromental Team
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Thursday 6 April 2017
A new communication system at Portland District Health is bringing staff closer together. [read more]
Photo: George James, Cecil Baker, Rocky McMillan, Tom Carswell, David Lanyon, Ann Nunn, Anita Rank and Val Worden
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Wednesday 5 April 2017
Portland Lions Club’s `White Lioners’ Murray to Moyne team may have been down on cyclist numbers this year but that hasn’t dampened their fund-raising spirit for Portland... [read more]
Marni Phillips & Sarah Millard (volunteer)
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Tuesday 4 April 2017
Portland District Health is helping cancer patients to look good and feel better with the return of a popular support program. [read more]
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Monday 3 April 2017
Cancer support nurse Brooke Kelly is a perfect example of the caring and helpful staff who work for Portland District Health. [read more]
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Monday 3 April 2017
Retired and professional people around Portland could find a new outlet for their skills by joining a volunteer grant writing group at Portland District Health. [read more]
Julie Marsh-DNS, Bob Gower-Client & Lesa Munn-DNS
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Thursday 30 March 2017
Portland District Health’s district nursing service might be one of the great unsung services offered to the community. [read more]
Photo: Erin Barker-Lymphoedema Nurse
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Friday 17 March 2017
As part of Lymphoedema Week during March, Portland District Health is helping people to find out more about “leaky legs”. [read more]
Photo: Lindy Stuchbery, Anita Rank, Carrie Templeton & Brenda Oxford
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Friday 17 March 2017
Portland District Health, as part of SEA Change, is helping make being physically active easy to do. [read more]
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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]

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