Tag: health

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,...

Nursing appreciation shown

An annual tradition recently continued at Millicent and District Hospital when its 100+ nursing and carer contingent were personally thanked for their efforts by...

Advice in patients’ hands

Anew healthy lifestyle program supports general practitioners to send targeted lifestyle information directly to patient’s smart phones. The program produced by Country SA PHN (Primary...

Push for better mental health

This June, headspace Mount Gambier is encouraging Limestone Coast locals to push for better mental health by participating in Australia’s largest mental health and...

Regional palliative care jobs created

The State Government has recruited more specialist palliative care nurses in regional South Australia to support patients and families with end-of-life care, fulfilling an...

Student nurses treated to apartment upgrade

Student nurses are set to return to their upgraded digs in the grounds of Millicent and District Hospital.
The Millicent and Surrounding Areas Health Support...

Health experts issue wild mushroom warning ahead of winter

South Australians planning to spend time outdoors during the cooler months are being reminded of the risks associated with picking and eating potentially deadly...

New plan to attract rural docs

The Federal and State Governments are making it easier for South Australians to see a doctor by attracting and retaining more doctors in regional...

Burst pipe clean up continues

Around 90% of the work has been completed in the wake of flooding at Mount Gambier Hospital earlier this year.
Caused by a burst pipe,...

Health wait questioned

Concerns have been raised by Liberal MPs that construction has not yet started on upgrading the Mount Gambier Hospital, with the Opposition raising questions...

Journey to Naturopath helps to empower

Aholistic approach to health is available at the fingertips of the Limestone Coast community, including mothers and women, at Journey to Naturopath.
Journey to Naturopath...

Scholarship guides health study journey

Serving rural communities was a powerful motivation for Mount Gambier school leaver Agnes Doyle to enrol in a Bachelor of Medical Studies at the...

Surgery future hinges on budget

Doubt has been cast on the future of the operating theatres at Millicent and District Hospital by Wattle Range Mayor Des Noll, local MP...

Senior doctor expands role

Anew board member has been appointed to the Limestone Coast Local Health Network.
Dr Carrie-Anne McKenzie will serve until June 30 of next year.
Born in...

Nursing manager 
fills health vacancy

Senior nurse Cosi Greco has been elected as the staff representative on the Millicent Health Advisory Council.
He has been the nurse unit manager at...