Monthly Archives: November 2015

Community register

A database of people willing to provide their views on a range of health-related topics has been set up by Central Gippsland Health Service. The new Consumer Opinion Register was launched as a way of getting the views of everyone … Continue reading

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Organ donation

DonateLife Thankyou Day on November 22 was a day for all Australians to reflect on the gift of organ and tissue donation and to simply say ’thanks’ to living and deceased donors and their families. CGHS nurse donation specialist, Sue … Continue reading

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Paper saving competition

Innovation is an important part of any organisation and CGHS is no exception. This innovation was never more evident than in the response to the CGHS Paper Saving Competition which attracted 14 entries. General Manager Support Services, John Millar, said … Continue reading

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Setting the Standards

Standard 1 – Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations. The primary aims of the NSQHS Standards are to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of care provided by health service organisations. The Standards provide: … Continue reading

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Wendy will smell the roses

“Be nice to myself, smell the roses and play more golf!” This is Wendy Harwood’s retirement plan after 48 years working with CGHS. Wendy first came to CGHS as a 17-year-old student nurse. She wanted to become a nurse or … Continue reading

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Pram donation

A new pram and bassinet donated to the Central Gippsland Health Service will help newborns adjust to the environment outside the hospital nursery. Mother of four and owner of Mummy Daddy & Me in Sale, Sam Trew, stepped into help … Continue reading

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New year start for Oncology Redevelopment

The first sod of the CGHS Oncology Redevelopment Project will be turned early next year. It will be a milestone occasion for the service with fundraising for the $1.2 million project starting more than two years ago. The successful architect … Continue reading

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