Monthly Archives: February 2016

Make a change!

Lots of posters and information is currently being displayed across CGHS campuses, urging everyone to “join the movement”. It’s all about Change Day on 16 March – a social movement that invites the health and community care workforce across Australia to … Continue reading

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Craft here to stay

The art of knitting, crocheting and smocking won’t be lost if Merle Sheean and her friends have their way. The Sale group of eight, aged from 65 to 90 years, spend most days busy with their knitting needles and crochet … Continue reading

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Easing the heartache

Jade Green knows only too well the heartache of having a stillborn child after supporting a close friend in this situation. So Jade, also a midwife, embarked on a personal crusade to help other families faced with this situation by … Continue reading

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Have a laugh!

Friday Funnies Facebook turned 12 years old today, and it’s hard to believe it has only been 12 years since I learned to hate every single person I know.” -Jimmy Kimmel ———————————————- “A new study found that a growing number … Continue reading

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Graduate nurses welcomed

Ten new CGHS graduate nurses had their first Study Day at Sale Hospital this week. The CGHS Graduate Nurse Program provides a supported year as the newly graduated registered nurses transition into competent and confident health care employees. One of … Continue reading

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Help in a Heartbeat

The Central Gippsland Health Service now has two new ECG machines, thanks to Wellington Heartbeat. The group donated $6000 to CGHS to purchase an Electrocardiogram machine for the Critical Care Unit and for the Rosedale Community Centre. An ECG records … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras entrant

Courtney Savige is representing the Maffra District Hospital Auxiliary in this year’s Maffra Mardi Gras. Courtney has worked as a nurse at the Maffra District Hospital for six years, building a strong connection with the facility, its staff and residents. … Continue reading

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