Partner project receives $9million research project grant
Ballarat Health Services will deliver enhanced healthcare at home for older people in rural and regional Western Victoria through a project in partnership with the Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre (Western Alliance).
Super Sunday vaccinations for Year 12 students
Students - book your COVID vaccination for Sunday 12 September, as part of Super Sunday.
In 2019 Dr Matthew Hadfield, BHS Chief Medical Officer and Director of Surgery, performed life-saving surgery on Peter, who presented in the Emergency Department.
NAIDOC Week 2021
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021
The 15th of June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to remind the community that human rights do not diminish as people age, to raise awareness of elder abuse prevention services and promote help-seeking behavior.
5-day vaccination blitz
On Tuesday 1 June, the State Government announced a 5-day vaccination blitz for aged care and disability workers from Wednesday 2 June to Sunday 6 June.
BHS and Fed Uni examine how to identify and improve COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness
A new research partnership between Ballarat Health Services and Federation University is examining how COVID-19 vaccines work within the body, and how the rate of effectiveness can be improved in those who do not develop antibodies to facilitate resistance to the disease.
Rosebank Village cheque presentation
Rosebank Village residents have been kind donors to Ballarat Health Services over the past few years, in particular with their fundraising efforts being directed to the Cotton On Foundation - Children’s Ward.
COVID-19 Vaccine one step closer!
This week marks an exciting and historic chapter in the fight against COVID-19, with the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine in Australia. The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to regional Victorians is one-step closer.
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