News

Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
The four have been growing their beards to encourage people to ask about their changed appearance, initiating conversation about standing up against violence towards women. [read more]
Category: Friday 11 September 2015
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Wellington Shire Council and Central Gippsland Health Service (CGHS) have joined forces for a six month educational “no smoking” trial at the entrances to Sale Hospital. The Victorian Government introduced laws in 2015, prohibiting people from smoking within four metres of the front entrance to hospitals and health centres. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 25 March 2015
The Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank and West Gippsland Healthcare Group are holding their annual daffodil bulbs fundraiser in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied Health Services. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 23 March 2016
21 years ago Elise Blyth was born at the West Gippsland Hospital and her grandparents John and Robin Blyth couldn’t have been happier. [read more]
Category: Latest News Sunday 20 October 2013
WGHG held their Annual General Meeting on 15th October which saw close to 100 people from the community attend. [read more]
Category: General Sunday 01 January 2012
Local volunteer Alan Murray has been elected for another term as Chair of the Central Gippsland Health Service Community Liaison Group. [read more]
Category: Thursday 11 June 2015
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Category: General Sunday 17 February 2013
The annual bike relay has again raised substantial funds for the Health Service [read more]
Category: General Thursday 01 December 2011
The pledges have come in for the annual funding-raising bike ride for Central Gippsland Health Service and the more than 80 participants can be extremely proud of their efforts. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 16 June 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group recently conducted a four week ‘Blokes in the Kitchen’ men’s cooking course in Longwarry. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 23 May 2013
The Warragul Bowling and the Warragul RSL Bowls Club recently hosted fundraising events to raise funds for the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 07 April 2015
WGH will be the next area where smoking bans will be enforced as part of new state government legislation forcing people to butt out in public areas. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Aged care facilities across Central Gippsland Health Service are ‘Celebrating Aged Care’. [read more]
Category: Tuesday 23 October 2012
Saturday November 10th And Sunday November 11th [read more]
Category: Friday 28 October 2016
The Central Gippsland Health Service Bike Ride is the perfect opportunity to get on your bike with friends or family and explore the Gippsland area while showing your support for the Central Gippsland Health Service. REGISTRATIONS CLOSE ON 11th November 2016 [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Central Gippsland Health Service finished the financial year with a surplus of $259,000. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 03 December 2015
Club 88 recently donated $1,500 to the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Central Gippsland Health Service has made a commitment to the community to keep improving communication between medical staff and patients. [read more]
Category: Monday 25 July 2016
The Central Gippsland Health Service (CGHS) COMMUNITY LIAISON GROUP is looking to add to its numbers. This group represents the interests of users of CGHS, which runs the Sale, Maffra and Heyfield Hospitals, Community Based services and a number of Aged Care Facilities in the Wellington Shire. Please click the link to find out more. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 14 September 2015
WGHG’s Cooinda Lodge aged care residence recently received a contribution of $250,000 from the DHHS towards the refurbishment of the communal living and zone areas within the residence. [read more]
Category: General Thursday 20 September 2012
Fund raising event for CGHS. To be held Thursday 15 November @ 5.30p.m. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Latrobe Central Group of the CWA recently held a fundraising event that raised $250 for the Breast Care nurse program based at WGH. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 16 March 2017
WGHG in partnership with Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank, are once again selling daffodil bulbs in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied & Community Health division. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 15 October 2015
Affectionately known by staff and young patients as Dorothy the Dino, WGH staff recently farewelled their beloved dinosaur as she was loaded onto the back of a truck to her new home, the Warragul and District Special School. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 02 September 2014
Last week, the West Gippsland Hospital’s District Nursing Service celebrated their 50th year of operation. [read more]
Category: Thursday 13 February 2014
Donate Life Week begins Sunday the 23rd of February. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 21 November 2014
Radio station Star FM’s annual ‘Give me 5 for Kids’ campaign has again delivered wonderful results with funds recently donated to the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 12 February 2014
The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is thrilled to receive an enormous $400,000 donation from the Drouin Auxiliary. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Drouin Golf Club Ladies Section recently held their Charity Golf Day which raised funds for WGHG's ‘Know Your Midwife’ (KYM) program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 12 September 2016
Drouin Primary School can say it is one of the healthiest in the region after becoming the first local government school in the Baw Baw Shire to receive recognition in the Achievement Program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 23 March 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group is delighted to announce the commencement of a large-scale Energy Efficiency Project which is being financed by the Victorian Government Treasury. Benefits include $5.7m infrastructure update, greenhouse gas savings of 2,500+ tonnes per annum, reduction of WGHG’s carbon footprint by +25%. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 26 March 2015
The West Gippsland Healthcare Group are thrilled to have appointed Kathy Kinrade to the role of Director of Nursing and Midwifery. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 08 July 2015
The WGHG Health Promotion Team and Central West Gippsland Primary Care Partnership (CWGPCP) recently completed the Drouin Food Security Project. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 20 July 2016
The recent Frock Up Death & Dying Event held to raise money for the WGH Oncology Unit drew a large crowd of over 250 people. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 28 November 2013
Local Drouin business owner Paul Wakin from Watt A Sparky, recently showed his support to the children's ward by supplying them with handheld gaming consoles [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 12 June 2013
The Gippsland 4WD Club recently presented a cheque for $15,000 to the West Gippsland Hospitals’ Operating Theatre. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 27 February 2014
The Gippsland Sporting and Classic Car Register recently donated a $4,251 cheque to Cooinda Lodge to purchase a portable lifting hoist. [read more]
Category: General Friday 22 February 2013
To be held on the 16th March, this event is raising money for the redevelopment of the CGHS Oncology unit. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 15 March 2017
CGHS would like to invite nursing students to out GNP information session for a firsthand look at our hospital that recruits Graduate Nurses. The current Graduates, supported by their Unit Managers and the team of educators, will be displaying their clinical areas that they work in and will be available to provide you with personalised tours. CGHS staff, the Graduate Coordinator, and the current cohort of graduates will be available to answer questions about their clinical areas and our Graduate Nurse Program. [read more]
Category: Friday 08 April 2016
CGHS would like to invite nursing students to out GNP information session for a firsthand look at our hospital that recruits Graduate Nurses. The current Graduates, supported by their Unit Managers and the team of educators, will be displaying their clinical areas that they work in and will be available to provide you with personalised tours. CGHS staff, the Graduate Coordinator, and the current cohort of graduates will be available to answer questions about their clinical areas and our Graduate Nurse Program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 10 July 2015
The Greenhills Community Benevolent Society recently donated $7,450 to the Haemodialysis Unit to fund three new inverter air conditioners in preparation for the up and coming summer period. [read more]
Category: General Sunday 04 December 2011
Staff at Central Gippsland Health Service are celebrating after the organisation achieved full accreditation through the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS). [read more]
Category: Monday 12 March 2012
The latest patient satisfaction results released by the Department of Health record a steady improvement in the performance of Central Gippsland Health Service. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 07 September 2016
Drouin Secondary College Year 8 students who are undertaking the 'Hands on Learning' program have grown a flourishing crop of vegetables throughout winter. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Laurina Lodge in Heyfield is getting a freshening up, thanks to the Heyfield Lions Club. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 05 August 2016
The National Heart Foundation of Australia has presented the Victorian 2016 Golden Shoe Awards to Heart Foundation Walking members who have gone that extra mile to improve health through walking in their community. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 January 2015
Mark Wagstaff, Maffra Mardi Gras entrant has nominated to raise funds for the CGHS Oncology (Cancer Treatment) Redevelopment. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 28 November 2013
The annual ‘Give me 5 for Kids’ campaign run by local radio station Star FM, proved yet again to be very successful with a total sum of $8086 donated to the children’s ward. [read more]
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