Monthly Archives: November 2016

CGHS staff member is forum speaker

Jo Bennett from CGHS recently gave a presentation at the National Bowel Cancer Screening Forum and Victorian Designated Providers Forum at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Spring Street Melbourne. CGHS was one of three service providers invited to present … Continue reading

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Kinder kids visit Stretton Park

Stretton Park residents were thrilled to have a visit by children from Duke Street Preschool in Maffra. There were different activities for everyone including painting and reading books in the children’s tent. The youngsters invited residents to visit their kindergarten … Continue reading

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Conference presentation

Four CGHS staff made an oral poster presentation to the annual conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy in New Zealand recently. ‘Can chest X-ray abnormality suggest early Kawasaki Disease’ was the following abstract presented by consultant … Continue reading

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School visit to Laurina Lodge

Laurina Lodge residents were recently entertained by a visit from local school children. The children sang three songs for the residents and then read their books and readers. The residents were pleased to explain what it was like going to … Continue reading

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A forum for discussion

The CGHS open staff forums at Sale and Maffra campuses are an opportunity for all our employees to ask questions of our managers and supervisors.  CEO Frank Evans introduced the staff forums last year so everyone could ask questions about what … Continue reading

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Cultural garden

Central Gippsland Health Service’s new Indigenous garden is creating lots of interest from staff and visitors alike. In a project proposed by CGHS Aboriginal staff members, a garden bed for native Aboriginal plants has been created. CGHS invited Gippsland Project … Continue reading

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Mauricio loves a challenge

New head of perioperative services at CGHS, Mauricio Yanez, hadn’t planned on becoming a nurse. But after what he describes as a “great career” to date, he certainly has no regrets. “I enjoy the challenge and feel very honoured to be … Continue reading

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