Tag: Chris Picton

Regional health push

The Australian Nurses and Midwives Federation SA Branch (ANMF SA) has launched a campaign with a public petition to call on Premier Peter Malinauskas,...

Rural health service erosion raised in Parliament

The loss of certain health services at Lucindale, Coonalpyn and Tintinara was not a State Government decision according to Health Minister Chris Picton.
He was...

Health advisory drives car park talks

The lack of car parking at Millicent and District Hospital continues to be a “red button” issue and its management has called on Health...

Cancer care study probe

The State Government has announced that proposed Cancer Care Centre upgrades for Mount Gambier and the surrounding region will not be tendered until a...

Health minister sings volunteer praise

The volunteers and donors who are renovating the student nurse accommodation at Millicent and District Hospital have won high praise from Health Minister Chris...

Health minister visits city

Minister for Health and Wellbeing Chris Picton visited the Limestone Coast last week to announce over $30m for upgrades to health services in Mount...

$24m hospital upgrade unveiled

New concept images of the $24m upgrade to the Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service have been released, which includes doubling the capacity of...

Treatment petition delivered

The petition for a radiation treatment centre to be established in the Limestone Coast was tabled in the South Australian House of Assembly on...

Seaside doctor shortage to be addressed

The inability to source doctors for such seaside practices as Robe and Beachport is to be brought to the attention of Health Minister Chris...

PATS subsidy boost

Adoubling of the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) fuel subsidy will have a significant financial impact upon local residents having to travel for cancer...

Health shift

SA Health will open a new smaller COVID vaccination clinic in Mount Gambier as mass vaccination clinics are starting to wind down operations in...

Libs hit out at report

The unprecedented activation of a Code White for three days at Mount Gambier Hospital last week has drawn a sharp response from the State...

Penola hospital on lockdown

COVID has again disrupted service delivery at the Penola War Memorial Hospital. Due to an outbreak at the hospital, the site is currently under a...

Hospital hits limit

There were three consecutive so-called “Code White” days at Mount Gambier Hospital last week when the facility was at its capacity. Due to staff shortages,...