Monthly Archives: July 2016

Setting the standard

National Standards Accreditation survey CGHS will host The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Accreditation surveyors, Tonia Easton, Dr Peter O’Brien and Kim Darby for accreditation visit from 6-8 September. Ms Easton and Mr Darby have previously visited CGHS in 2013 … Continue reading

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New machine for Medical Imaging

The newly installed nuclear medicine machine is operating in its new location. A section of the Medical Imaging department was remodelled and extended to make way for the nuclear medicine gamma camera which has SPECT CT capability. The new equipment … Continue reading

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Positive progress for NSP

 The Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) Growth Initiative two year project has been in operation since December 2015 with the objective of reducing the spread of blood borne viruses (BBV) within the Wellington Shire Community. Primarily this is achieved by … Continue reading

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Honour or Sale GP

 Sale GP, Iain Nicholson, is the recipient of a rare honour, bestowed by the Victorian Governor Linda Dessau. Dr Nicholson was made a Knight of the Order of St John for his services to medicine which include assisting during the … Continue reading

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Bike Ride now online

You can now see all the information about the Central Gippsland Health Service Bike Ride online with the creation of its own webpage, linked to the main CGHS website. This year’s ride is on 19 and 20 November and is … Continue reading

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Donate and help save a life

 CGHS Nurse Donation Specialist, Sue Shadbolt, has urged everyone not to forget DonateLife Week 2016 this week. “We need your help to encourage more Australians to join the Australian Organ Donor Register online, and to share their decision with family … Continue reading

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Maffra Hospital donations

Maffra Hospital patients will benefit from a new multipurpose chair, thanks to the generous support of the community. A combined donation from the Maffra District Hospital Auxiliary and the CGHS Bike Relay has seen the purchase of the $11,000 Carendo … Continue reading

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