News

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Tuesday 28 May 2019
The main front doors to West Gippsland Hospital will be closed until June 24. An alternative hospital entrance is through the East doors at the top of the first driveway. READ MORE. [read more]
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Monday 27 May 2019
WGHG is asking the community to show its generosity once again as its Annual Hospital Equipment Appeal kicks off. Read more... [read more]
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Friday 24 May 2019
More than 100 West Gippsland Healthcare Group Volunteers attended a special luncheon to celebrate the extraordinary impact they make across the health service. [read more]
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Wednesday 22 May 2019
Allow extra time for parking. There are 3 major construction projects underway at West Gippsland Hospital. Click to view map for parking and access. [read more]
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Monday 15 April 2019
WGHG is the first healthcare service in Australia to receive Childwise accreditation. [read more]
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Sunday 14 April 2019
The Annual Charity Golf day to raise money for West Gippsland Hospital and the Warragul & District Specialist School has raised $37,000. [read more]
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Friday 22 March 2019
Part of the front lawn of West Gippsland Hospital has been fenced off to allow for a new roadway to join the first and second driveways off Landsborough Street and create a much needed new 27 bay car parking area. [read more]
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Friday 22 March 2019
A whopping fifty thousand daffodil bulbs have been donated for West Gippsland Hospital’s annual fundraiser for its Allied and Community Health programs. [read more]
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Thursday 21 March 2019
The purchase of a ventilator and a non-invasive humidifier is helping to improve care for people presenting with breathing difficulties to the Emergency Department at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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Wednesday 06 March 2019
It took fifteen concrete trucks and 115 cubic metres of concrete poured over a 6 hour period to set the foundations for the new Short Stay Unit. [read more]
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Friday 01 March 2019
Cowboy hats, line dancing and cacti were the order of the day for Cooinda Lodge aged care residents who recently enjoyed a ‘Wild West’ day of activities and a barbecue luncheon. [read more]
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Thursday 14 February 2019
A group of volunteers have answered the call to help people find their way around West Gippsland Hospital while building works are underway. [read more]
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Tuesday 12 February 2019
Join us in congratulating our CDAMS team who are celebrating 20 years as a service to the Baw Baw Community. [read more]
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Tuesday 05 February 2019
The patient drop off roundabout at the front main entrance of West Gippsland Hospital IS CLOSED TO VEHICLES as construction continues on a new 8 bed Short Stay Unit to support the Emergency Department. [read more]
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Monday 04 February 2019
Patients who need to stay in hospital are encouraged to ditch their pyjamas or hospital gown and wear everyday clothes to get better quicker. [read more]
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Sunday 03 February 2019
Carers of people with a disability, illness or who are aging enjoyed a recent morning tea to help connect them to additional support services. [read more]
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Tuesday 04 December 2018
Newborns and mothers at West Gippsland Hospital will benefit from the generosity of the Lions Club of Drouin. [read more]
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Monday 03 December 2018
The annual ‘Give me 5 for Kids’ campaign run by Southern Cross Austereo has proven successful yet again with $7,981.90 donated to West Gippsland Hospital’s Maternity Unit and Special Care Nursery. [read more]
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Friday 16 November 2018
Join us in congratulating staff who received long service awards at our Annual General Meeting... and guess who won a Life Governorship?! Read more... [read more]
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Friday 28 September 2018
Four of Andrews House oldest residents each celebrated over 100 years of living to mark Aged Care Week. [read more]
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Thursday 27 September 2018
If you're coming to West Gippsland Hospital or Cooinda Lodge Nursing extra time for car parking as major building works are to begin. [read more]
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Tuesday 25 September 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2019. [read more]
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Tuesday 11 September 2018
People of all ages and backgrounds with an interest in shaping the future of local healthcare are being sought by WGHG. [read more]
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Tuesday 11 September 2018
A group of pre-schoolers have seen first-hand that going to hospital can be a child-friendly experience. [read more]
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Thursday 06 September 2018
A recent charity golf day event and raffle has provided an equipment boost for West Gippsland Hospital and the Warragul and District Specialist School. [read more]
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Thursday 16 August 2018
WGHG has welcomed three new Directors to its Board and farewelled a number of long serving and retiring members. [read more]
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Friday 03 August 2018
Staff at WGHG have sent a thank you message to the community for supporting the annual hospital equipment appeal 2018. [read more]
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Thursday 02 August 2018
Help is here for breast feeding mums! [read more]
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Thursday 02 August 2018
The Haemodialysis Unit at West Gippsland Hospital has a special place in the hearts of the Drouin Men's Shed. [read more]
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Thursday 07 June 2018
Donations from local service clubs has provided a kick start to the Annual West Gippsland Hospital Equipment Appeal. [read more]
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Friday 01 June 2018
The community is being encouraged to dig deep for West Gippsland Healthcare Group’s Annual Hospital Equipment Appeal 2018. [read more]
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Tuesday 29 May 2018
WGHG celebrated what it means to 'give a little change a lot' thanking volunteers who work across the hospital and aged care residences. [read more]
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Monday 21 May 2018
WGHG has been recognised for promoting and improving the health, safety and wellbeing of its 1,000 plus staff. [read more]
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Wednesday 18 April 2018
WGHG’s ICAN project is leading the way working with cancer patients to help them improve exercise and healthy eating. [read more]
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Friday 06 April 2018
120 people teed off in the annual Charity Golf Day fundraiser held in Warragul to support West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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Friday 30 March 2018
Daffodils bulbs are set to bloom to raise funds for West Gippsland Healthcare Group. [read more]
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Thursday 22 March 2018
Southern Cross Austereo’s ‘Give me 5 for kids’ fundraising drive presented $6,955.37 to West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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Tuesday 23 January 2018
West Gippsland Healthcare Group has announced new appointments to its Obstetrics team which provides care for women and their babies. [read more]
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Tuesday 12 December 2017
Three new Directors have been welcomed to the WGHG Board. [read more]
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Thursday 23 November 2017
Five electronic vital sign monitoring machines are helping to improve care and comfort for patients at WGH. [read more]
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Wednesday 15 November 2017
WGHG has held its Annual General Meeting and presented awards to long serving staff and volunteers. [read more]
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Friday 29 September 2017
A stay at West Gippsland hospital is being made a little brighter for youngsters thanks to donations of buddy bears. [read more]
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Friday 29 September 2017
WGHG's Community Health Centre at Rawson is pleased to work with Baw Baw Shire and community volunteers to secure the return of a community bus. [read more]
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Friday 08 September 2017
Volunteers from the Hallora Hall Committee were given a welcome reception by staff and patients in the Oncology Centre at the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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Friday 01 September 2017
Warragul’s Angela Evison knows the importance of acting fast if you think someone is having a stroke. [read more]
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Friday 01 September 2017
Staff and patients at the Haemodialysis Unit have decided to conduct a Big Red Kidney Walk in Warragul on September 10. [read more]
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Monday 14 August 2017
People who have been diagnosed with, or survived cancer, have additional support to improve their health and quality of life through a new pilot program offered through WGHG. [read more]
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Monday 14 August 2017
CEO Dan Weeks made a splash at the recent Snowfest Winter Festival in Warragul volunteering to get dunked in an ice tank for charity. [read more]
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Friday 14 July 2017
WGHG is close to reaching its target of $80,000 to purchase much needed medical equipment for its hospital and aged care residences. [read more]
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Friday 07 July 2017
WGHG is getting into the spirit of NAIDOC Week. Staff, indigenous elders and visitors celebrated with a flag raising ceremony in the garden at the main entrance to the hospital this week. [read more]
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