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A year of change – chairman

The 2018 CGH Annual Report was launched at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week in front of a large gathering. Unique in its approach, CGH Board of Management Chair, Tony Anderson, said the report should be read in conjunction … Continue reading

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Buy a bale!

The Surgical Ward at CGH hosted a drought appeal for the Buy a Bale campaign and raised over $1000 in donations. Almost half of that amount was donated by one very generous Wilson Lodge resident, Ellen Ashton (pictured below) who … Continue reading

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Orange the world

CGH is in the midst of celebrating the international campaign of 16 Days of Activism to End Gendered Violence Against Women and Children. The campaign was launched on 25 November with an ‘Orange Santa Sack’ placed at the front reception … Continue reading

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Miriam ‘Midge’ Marshall remembered

A special painting now hangs in the eastern corridor of the Women’s and Children’s Unit at Sale Hospital in recognition of former CGH nurse and midwife, Miriam ‘Midge’ Marshall, who passed away last year. The painting, by local artist Phyl … Continue reading

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MCH efforts appreciated

Maternal and Child Health team members received a Certificate of Appreciation of their involvement in Wellington Shire’s 2018 Children’s Week celebrations. The theme of the week was Children’s Views and Opinions are Respected. Wellington Best Start Facilitator, Belinda Jones, initiated … Continue reading

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Kindergarten hits the mark

St Columbas Kindergarten in Sale is one of 10 early childhood services across the Wellington Shire participating in the Achievement Program and the first service to complete the benchmarks for all seven health priority areas. This is a great effort … Continue reading

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It’s mango season again

For the second year in a row, staff at CGH has shown outstanding support for the Mango Fundraiser. This year, 136 trays of mangoes were sold raising $900 towards the purchase of a We Watt phone charging bike station for … Continue reading

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