Monthly Archives: August 2015

Simulated exercise

A clinical emergency exercise took place in the front car park of Sale Hospital recently. The scenario centred around a woman giving birth in the car park. She needed immediate assistance into the Emergency Department. Below are some photographs taken … Continue reading

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Generous bequest

A quiet unassuming Sale farmer, a familiar sight in his blue overalls and driving his ute, has left $1.5 million to the Central Gippsland Health Service in his will. CGHS had no knowledge of the intended bequest from 79-year-old Graham … Continue reading

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Get rid of the elephant

When it comes to health, every woman has an elephant in the room. We often don’t take the time to ask questions, seek out credible information and work out a sound plan of action. It’s time to talk and the … Continue reading

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Oncology raffle

A raffle is currently underway to raise funds for the redevelopment of the Oncology Department. Tickets are $2 each for a quilt made and donated by Colleen Pearson. First prize winners has a choice from the three quilts, second prize … Continue reading

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Suicide prevention

World Suicide Prevention Day 2015 is Thursday 10 September. It is also RUOK? Day in Australia. CGHS will have a display in the main reception of Sale Hospital from Friday September 4 to Monday September 14 to help raise awareness … Continue reading

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Stroke awareness

CGHS is raising awareness of National Stroke Week from September 14-20. The Medical Ward will provide health checks for staff and visitors from 2-3pm during the week. Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Coordinator with the CGHS Critical Care Unit, Anne Van Berkel, … Continue reading

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Productive Ward

By Sue Martin Medical Ward is nearing the end of their Meals Module. During this time they have assessed the patients’ needs, domestic services’ needs and the nurses’ needs with the aim to improve the patients’ mealtime experience. By doing … Continue reading

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