Monthly Archives: January 2015

Quality improvement is definitely my business, is it yours?

Quality improvement is everyone’s business but it is the CGHS Board and senior management who need to provide the right environment and develop a culture that supports continuous improvement and innovation. This why we are currently documenting our approach to … Continue reading

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Tennis is back!

The CGHS Fancy Dress Mixed Tennis Competition is back! Keep the February 20 free for the competition at the Sale tennis courts. Send your teams to Therese Smyth, Di Arnott or Gary McMillan.   Tennis Rumours (by Gary McMillan)   … Continue reading

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CGHS Profile

Gary McMillan Nurse Unit Manager, Surgical Ward Christmas dinner: crayfish, prawns, oysters and lemon meringue pie Best movie: all the Rocky films Favourite actor: Robin Williams Favourite holiday destination: Sweden or Switzerland maybe Norway Currently reading: not a reader , … Continue reading

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New faces at CGHS

CGHS will welcome some new faces next week. Nine new registrars will join our staff – four in medical, three surgical, one in paediatrics and one in obstetrics and gynaecology. They will be here for six months. Seven new interns … Continue reading

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Mark’s challenge

Briagolong’s Mark Wagstaff knows only too well the importance of the Central Gippsland Health Service’s Oncology Unit. Seeing family, friends and colleagues affected by cancer provided him the motivation to raise much needed funds to help bridge the shortfall in … Continue reading

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History mystery

Our CGHS Librarian Helen Ried is trying to solve a mystery. She found this photo in the CGHS Archive however no details were with it. Can you supply any information on the date, the staff member and the equipment in … Continue reading

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Great result

Central Gippsland Health Service has exceeded national benchmarking for hand hygiene compliance. CGHS chief executive Dr Frank Evans said the national benchmark for acceptable hand washing compliance was 70 percent. “In 2014, CGHS achieved 85 percent which is significantly higher … Continue reading

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