Media Releases

Media Releases

Media Releases

Current Vacancies

Swan Hill District Health - Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Occupational Therapist - Grade 2Registered Nurse - Palliative CareSMO/GP Proceduralist , VR General Practitioner

See employment page for further details.

Eat.Move.Smile Community News May 2018

Swan Hill District Health - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Read our latest edition of community news here.

Donate Blood

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, May 25, 2018

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service Mobile Donor Centre is coming to Swan Hill 2-10 July. Ph: 13 14 95 to make your appointment.

Graduate Nurse Program

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, May 11, 2018

The Swan Hill District Health Graduate Nurse Program Careers day will be held on Friday 29th June from 12.30 pm to 4 pm.  Careers day will be held in the Education Centre.  Phone 03 5033 9310 for more information or download brochure.

2018 Golf & Bowls Day Results

Swan Hill District Health - Tuesday, February 27, 2018


The annual Swan Hill District Health Golf and Bowls Day held at the Murray Downs Golf and Country Club on Thursday 22nd February raised approximately $14,000. A total of 66 people registered for bowls and 98 for golf.
Funds raised will purchase new equipment and furniture for the Acute Ward.
Over the past 16 years this fundraising day has raised approximately $188,000, which has enabled the purchase of much needed medical equipment and items to ensure a more comfortable hospital stay for the community.

The major sponsors for the event included: ACE Radio Broadcasters, ANZ Bank, Bank Australia, Bendigo Bank, Bendigo Radiology, DWP, EML, Hovendens Plaster, MUN Global, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club, Murray Downs Resort, Murray Valley Technology Centre, Origin Energy, NAB, Swan Hill Wholesalers, Thomas Day Catering, Tripodi and Taverna Fruiters.

The winner of the BBQ raffle was Courtney McAlister.

Winners of the golf were Andrew Peterson, Wayne Cook, Lindsay Watts, Matthew Loats.

Winners of the bowls were Greg Whitla, Graeme Steel, Greg Robertson

Swan Hill District Health would like to thank all their sponsors, volunteers and Murray Downs Golf and Country Club for making this day once again a successful fundraising event.

More photos can be viewed on Community News Jan 2018

Swan Hill District Health - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Check out our latest Community News edition by clicking here. We have some exciting new events happening and lots of tips for kicking off 2018 on the right foot! 

Heat Alert

Swan Hill District Health - Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Heat Alert

The Department of Health and Human services have issued a heat health alert status for the Mallee area.

The department has identified temperature thresholds for Victoria above which heat-related illness and mortality increases substantially.

Bureau of Meteorology  forecast 

Thu 25th Jan  Fri 26th Jan   Sat 27th Jan Sun 28th Jan
Mallee Near threshold Above threshold Above threshold Above threshold

Recognising heat-related illness

Heat can cause illnesses such as heat cramps and heat exhaustion which can lead to the life-threatening condition, heatstroke. Heatstroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases.

Heat can also worsen the condition of someone who already has a medical issue such as heart disease or diabetes. Most reported illness and death is due to the effect of heat on those who are already ill.

If you or someone you know is unwell call NURSE-ON-CALL on 1300 60 60 24 for 24-hour health advice or see your doctor.

In an emergency, call 000. 


More information

Victorian seven-day forecasts - Bureau of Meteorology
Power outage guide - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Live public transport updates - Public Transport Victoria
Survive the heat - Better Health Channel
Better Health Channel smartphone app
Caring for animals in hot conditions - Agriculture Victoria
Other resources on health.vic


SHDH Community Information Brochure re: Health Services Plan

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, December 15, 2017

Yesterday the SHDH Community Information Brochure was released. 

Copies that contains information from our Health Services Plan have been distributed throughout the health service, local GP Clinics, Pharmacies , health agencies, Information Centre, local Council offices and Ladies Auxiliary Op Shop.



Eat.Move.Smile. Community News Nov 2017

Swan Hill District Health - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Read our last edition of Eat.Move.Smile. Community News for 2017, see here.

Mums-we want to hear from you!

Swan Hill District Health - Monday, November 27, 2017

We are conducting a consultation with mums on the topic of breastfeeding support in our area. All opinions and perspectives are really important to us regardless of your breastfeeding experience. Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey which you can access here: Breastfeeding Survey

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