News

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Thursday 27 September 2018
If you're coming to West Gippsland Hospital or Cooinda Lodge Nursing Home allow extra time for car parking as major building works are set to start. [read more]
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Wednesday 26 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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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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Thursday 04 May 2017
A new integrated urology service will commence at West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG) from 1st July 2017. [read more]
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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]
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Wednesday 07 December 2016
WGHG held its AGM on 17th November at the Warragul Reception & Conference Centre, which saw 150 people from the community attend. [read more]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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Tuesday 24 May 2016
The Trafalgar Lioness Club recently donated two cheques to the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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Monday 23 May 2016
The children at Yarragon Early Learning Centre were excited to learn about ‘Eating a Rainbow’ when they were visited by the Health Promotion Team from WGHG in May. [read more]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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Tuesday 15 March 2016
The Yarragon Lions Club recently donated two resuscitation mannequins valued at $8,485 to the West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG). [read more]
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Thursday 03 December 2015
Club 88 recently donated $1,500 to the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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