Harmony Week - Janneke Barber-Stevens
As part of Harmony Week 2021, we’re sharing stories of our staff; where they come from, and why diversity creates a richness within our community. Our second profile is of Janneke Barber-Stevens, Team Leader for Carer Gateway at Ballarat Health Services.
Harmony Week - Dr. Anoop Raveendran Nair Lalitha
As part of Harmony Week 2021, we're sharing stories of our staff; where they come from, and why diversity creates a richness within our community. Our first profile is of Dr. Anoop Raveendran Nair Lalitha, the Director of Clinical Services for Mental Health at Ballarat Health services.
Tour de Cure
Since 2007, Tour de Cure has raised important funds to support the research into finding a cure for cancer. It is now a national movement of supporters, enabling the Tour de Cure community to fund over 500 cancer projects.
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.
2020 Compassion Heroes
As part of our Together Week celebrations in December 2020, Ballarat Health Services recognised three people who exemplify the value of compassion in our community. BHS is a proud signatory and supporter of Compassionate Ballarat, part of the worldwide compassionate cities initiative which guides us in both our professional and personal lives.
Christmas appeal funds new Aged Care bus
Ballarat Health Services is delighted to announce the purchase of a new accessible bus for Ballarat Aged Care residents. The purchase of the new bus has been made possible thanks to donations from the community as part of the 2020 Christmas fundraising appeal, with additional funding gifted from the Ballarat Health Services Foundation.
Appointment of Life Governors
The appointment of Life Governors is an honour that the Ballarat Health Services Board bestows on those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, dedication, and support to the organisation.
Positive cases of COVID-19 in Victoria have increased in the past 24hrs. As contact tracing continues, details of exposure sites are also likely to increase. Instructions for people returning from NSW are outlined in this article.
What do I do if I’m bitten by a snake?
Warmer weather means that snakes are more active, and this year there is also a lot of long grass in our area so snakes can be hard to spot when you’re outdoors.
More investment in a bigger, better Ballarat Base Hospital
Ballarat Health Services has received a boost in investment for the redevelopment of Ballarat Base Hospital, ensuring the region’s families and dedicated hospital staff get the world-class facilities they deserve and need to treat thousands more patients a year.
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