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IN FOCUS: Dementia support for all

For a person living with dementia, it’s easy to be the subject of discrimination, even if not intended.

IN FOCUS: Our commitment to a healthy future

As part of Djerriwarrh Health Services' ongoing commitment to patient safety and continuous improvement, the teams at hospitals and health centres have been put through their paces.

Call-out for volunteers

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Djerriwarrh Health Services – which is why more are needed. Chief executive Belinda Scott said that the call for volunteers...

IN FOCUS: Djerriwarrh celebrates its volunteers

According to the 2016 Australian Census, 3.6 million people in Australia above the age of 15 are engaged in volunteering through an organisation or group. Nowhere is this more evident than at Djerriwarrh Health Services, reports new chief executive Belinda Scott.

Patients to travel for physio

Low income patients will no longer have access to subsidised physiotherapy at Caroline Springs from August. The Caroline Springs Community Health Centre – operated by...

New boss for Djerriwarrh Health

A strong focus on patient experience is high on the list of priorities for Djerriwarrh Health Service’s new chief executive. Belinda Scott, who has 25...

IN FOCUS: Take care of your kidneys

The incidence of renal related disease in Australia is at an all-time high and fast becoming a public health issue of epidemic proportions.

Bacchus Marsh hospital operations get a lift

The sterilisation unit at Bacchus Marsh hospital is in for an upgrade valued at almost half a million dollars. Djerriwarrh Health Services will receive $468,000...

Car crew drives hospital help

Bacchus Marsh Hospital has benefitted to the tune of $50,000, thanks to the town’s annual hot car showcase. More than 4000 motor enthusiasts enjoyed the...

Djerriwarrh boss moves on

Andrew Freeman will be heading for new challenges when he leaves the top job at Djerriwarrh Health Services in a few weeks for a...

Shot in the arm for flu fight

Djerriwarrh Health Service will receive almost $1 million in state funding to relieve the pressure on the region’s hospitals following one of the worst...

IN FOCUS: A happy haven for mums-to-be

Pregnant and need support? Meet other mums in the same situation through Djerriwarrh Health Services with The Expectant Tribe.

Honouring the helpers

Volunteers form the backbone of Djerriwarrh Health Services. Ten of those vital helpers were honoured for their long service with an award presentation and lunch...

Recipe for understanding

A recipe book celebrating the food, families and heritage of Melton and Bacchus Marsh locals was launched during Harmony Day celebrations last week. Djerriwarrh Health...

40 staff investigated over Bacchus Marsh Hospital baby deaths

Health authorities have investigated 40 doctors, nurses and other professionals over the baby deaths scandal at Bacchus Marsh Hospital. Eighteen months into the investigation,  the Australian...


Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

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