A new health service for the Grampians
The boards of Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services today welcomed the Victorian Government’s approval for the health services to come together as one. The new health service called Grampians Health will officially commence on 1 November 2021, following years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services.
Breast Pump Donation
The kindness within the Ballarat community continues after Deb Parkinson, a BHS staff member who works in the Maternity Unit reached out to a local charity to request their financial assistance to purchase a new breast pump.
We were thrilled when Kylie Garrett from Kombi for a Cause reached out to us with a donation of Supertees for young patients in the Cotton On Foundation Children’s ward.
Super Sunday vaccinations for Year 12 students
Students - book your COVID vaccination for Sunday 12 September, as part of Super Sunday.
BRICC Wellness Centre Donation
Simone Noelker, BRICC Wellness Centre Coordinator was thrilled to recently accept a cheque from the Ballarat Health Services Social Club.
Prosthetics and Orthotics Unit
The BHS Prosthetics and Orthotics Unit are particularly excited about some new equipment that has recently been funded by The Oliver Family Foundation and BHS Foundation.
The Resilience Project donation
One of our wonderful Nurses, who works in the Cotton On Foundation Children’s Ward, initiated a connection with The Resilience Project recently, hoping to benefit some of the young patients on the ward.
Thank you to our community
Yesterday our pop-up testing at Marty Busch Reserve closed, after a very busy fortnight testing and tracing our community to beat down this latest outbreak. Each time we enact a COVID response, we rely on our community to assist with a range of needs – generously and immediately. Each time we are overwhelmed by the level of support we receive. It takes a village to raise a testing site!
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.
Learn more about proposed new health service for the Grampians at online hub
The boards of Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services have launched a new online hub for the community to have further say in the future of healthcare in the region.
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