Monthly Archives: January 2017

Suicide intervention workshop

A workshop around suicide intervention will be held at CGHS on 9 and 10 February. The two-day ASIST workshop helps participants learn life-saving suicide intervention skills. Widely used by both professionals and the general public, ASIST is open to everyone … Continue reading

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Oz Day fun at Maffra

Australia Day celebrations and activities may have been held across the nation but no-one could have had more fun than residents in the JH McDonald Wing at Maffra Hospital. Residents and staff set up a wonderful display of Australiana, made … Continue reading

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BBQ benefits ED

The Red Knights Motorcycle Club has donated $750 to CGHS. Staff member Jade Beechey approached the club to see if members would be interested in fundraising for the Emergency Department. Members happily held a Bunnings Barbecue on Australia Day with … Continue reading

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The loss of a “friend”

‘Quitters Always Win’ is the message from those organising the next Quit Smoking course at CGHS. But everyone knows that sometimes, it’s not so easy. To give people an insight into how someone feels during the withdrawal stage, Sue Martin … Continue reading

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Free course to QUIT

 CGHS is offering all staff a free eight-week QUIT smoking course from February 23. The course is an initiative that results from the service’s participation in the Healthy Victoria Achievement program. To be recognised for this health priority area, workplaces … Continue reading

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Govt praise for QUIT efforts

CGHS has been recognised by the Victorian Government for successfully meeting statewide benchmarks for smoking in efforts to create a healthy workplace. CGHS Health Promotion Officer, Jess Harkness, said government’s Achievement Program set benchmarks which were successfully achieved. These included: … Continue reading

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