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Birches bus to bring joy to residents

25-8-2017

Pictured: Rohan Fitzgerald, Marilyn Lyons, John Fenton, Eryn Cottier, Peter Tew, Faye Gumley, Birches residents Dot and June

Residents of the Birches Aged Care facility will soon have even more reasons to smile, with the Birches Auxiliary launching a fundraising campaign to purchase a new bus.

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Door Knockers raise 61k for WDHS

12-8-2017

Volunteer Door Knockers Paula Hoy and Wendy McInnes celebrate another successful WDHS Door Knock Appeal, with Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald.
Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Spectator.

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Youth - Wendy's passion to help young people realise their potential

12-8-2017

Article courtesy of the Hamilton Spectator, 12 August 2017 edition

Wendy Dean

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Nurses from 1977 reunite

12-8-2017

Article and photo courtesy of the Hamilton Spectator, 12 August 2017 edition

Nurses from 1977 reunite

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Cousins born on the same day

21-7-2017

Sisters Nastassja Lewis and Sasskia Bastock both remarkably had baby boys on the same day at Hamilton Base Hospital this week.

Kayden Lewis was born just after midnight and little Arthur Bastock at around 10am on Wednesday morning.

“Our due dates were two weeks apart, so we’d joked about having our babies on the same day, but we didn’t actually expect it to happen.

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HBH cancer and dialysis redevelopment set to kick off

12-7-2017

Pictured: Hugh Macdonald, Stephen Brown, Jan Ivory, Rohan Fitzgerald

The Western District Health Service (WDHS) Cancer Treatment and Dialysis redevelopment is set to kick off in the coming months, with commercial builders currently being asked to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to construct the $1.8 million facility.

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Business community gets behind Medicine Ball

1-7-2017

Picture courtesy of the Hamilton Spectator - pictured John Hedley, Belinda Potter, Leonie Sharrock, Stuart Thomson, Michael Nguyen, Lindsay Fush, Michael Nolte, Jordan Lanigan, Tim Roll.

Hamilton’s business community is coming together to support the Medicine Ball, Western District Health Service’s (WDHS) major fundraiser for the year.

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COLERAINE BREAKS THE SILENCE AROUND VIOLENCE - Coleraine Football Club to host White Ribbon Round

30-6-2017

 

Media Release from White Ribbon Australia

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Knitted bowel a conversation starter

19-6-2017

A giant knitted bowel weighing over 30kg and complete with polyps, haemorrhoids and diverticula pouches, is on display at Hamilton Base Hospital during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

Western District Health Service (WDHS) is partnering with the Woolly West Fest to exhibit the bowel in Hamilton and surrounding areas over the coming weeks.

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Incontinence ‘no laughing matter’

14-6-2017

WDHS Continence Nurses, Sara Derksen and Jess McLeod hope to increase awareness of the support services available during World Continence Week

Incontinence is ‘no laughing matter’ and to highlight ‘World Continence Week’ 19-25 June, Western District Health Service (WDHS) is raising awareness about where to seek help and how to manage and treat symptoms.

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