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Mary’s ‘trip’ to the beach

Laurina Lodge resident Mary Hibbert loved going to the beach when she was young but because of her medical condition, she can’t get there any more. So staff brought the beach to her. Diversional Therapist Deidre Lions brought in sand … Continue reading

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Summer fun at Maffra

  Residents in the JHF McDonald Wing at Maffra Hospital are enjoying a busy summer with lots of activities. When Maffra Girl Guides joined residents for activities in December, they left their mascot bear, Tory, for the summer holidays. Divisional … Continue reading

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Praise from patient

 CGH recently received its 50th story on Patient Opinion since it was launched in September 2016.  CEO Frank Evans said since CGH joined Patient Opinion, many improvements had been implemented based on patients’ feedback.  “I hope this story (below) is … Continue reading

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New surgeons for CGH

Two new general surgeons, Mr Ruwei Xu and Mr Francis Asomah, are joining Central Gippsland Health. Mr Francis Asomah Francis is the new head of the CGH Surgical Unit. Born in Ghana, Francis migrated to Germany to study medicine at … Continue reading

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Meet our new Board Chair

Tony Anderson has a strong link to Central Gippsland Health and feels privileged to be taking over leadership of its board. He is pictured above with outgoing Chair, Glenn Stagg. Born in the Sale Hospital, growing up on a Denison … Continue reading

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Master Plan approved

Health and aged care services in Maffra are set to get a major boost with the State Government announcing approval for a Maffra Hospital Master Plan.  Central Gippsland Health Chief Executive, Dr Frank Evans, said this was a major step … Continue reading

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Top honour for volunteers

 Maffra Hospital volunteers were honoured with an award on Australia Day.  The ‘Quiet Achiever’ award was presented at an Australia Day ceremony held in Victoria Park and hosted by Maffra Rotary and The Gippsland Times.  Maffra Girl Guides raised the … Continue reading

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