International Clinical Trials Day 2020
International Clinical Trials Day is a time to pause and reflect on the efforts of those working in medical research, the need to identify patients to participate in trials, and why funding to support research is so important.
Scrubs for Staff keeping volunteers busy during COVID-19
This National Volunteer Week, Ballarat Health Services has launched Scrubs for Staff, a volunteer initiative to make 500 sets of new scrubs for Ballarat Hospital frontline workers.
Local school staff testing available
Ballarat Health Services is providing a pop-up clinic for staff from local schools to be tested for COVID-19 before students return to on-site learning.
Ballarat's Contribution to the Testing Blitz
The Ballarat community has shown amazing support of the state government's testing blitz, smashing expectations on test numbers of out of the water.
More than 900 tests across Ballarat in one day
Together we are working to get the evidence we need to understand the health of our community. And yesterday the community participated in a phenomenal 920 tests for COVID-19 across Ballarat.
A Big Day of COVID-19 Testing in Ballarat
We have tested over 500 people in Ballarat today after opening a pop-up testing site for asymptomatic (no symptoms) members of the general public.
COVID-19 Testing: Thank you Ballarat
THANK YOU FOR BEING TESTED! Over the last seven days, we have seen the Ballarat community get behind the government’s testing blitz.
Community update - 24 April 2020
This video update covers elective surgery, aged care residential visitor restrictions, and presentations to our Emergency Department
Access to Queen Elizabeth Centre
To protect the safety of our staff, residents, and the community from the COVID-19 virus, we are maintaining access restrictions that were implemented in March.
New support for Victorian carers | Carers Gateway
New, improved, and expanded services are available to Victorian carers. As of Monday 6 April, a consortium of Victorian health providers will offer free, early intervention support under the brand Carer Gateway, in an effort to avoid carers reaching a crisis point.
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