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Media Releases Community News July 2019

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, July 26, 2019

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Graduate Nurse Program

Swan Hill District Health - Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Swan Hill District Health Graduate Nurse Program Careers day will be held on Friday 27th June from 13.00 to 15.00.  Careers day will be held in the Education Centre.  Phone 03 5033 9310 for more information or download brochure.

Community Consultation

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, May 10, 2019 Community News April 2019

Swan Hill District Health - Thursday, April 18, 2019

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2019 Golf and Bowls Day results

Swan Hill District Health - Monday, February 25, 2019

The 17th annual Swan Hill District Health Golf and Bowls Day held at the Murray Downs Golf and Country Club on Thursday 21st February raised approximately $21,000. A total of 60 people registered for bowls and 127 for golf.

Funds raised will purchase new bladder scanner for the Acute Ward.

Over the past 17 years this fundraising day has raised approximately $211,000, 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: ANZ Bank, Architech, Aspire Jewellery, Bank Australia, Bendigo Bank, Bendigo Radiology, Big Sky, EML, Hovendens Plaster, Mildura Health Fund, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club, Murray Valley Technology Centre, Origin Energy, RTM Constructions, Rural Bank, Saits Familiy Butchers, Swan Hill Wholesalers, TASCO Petroleum, Thomas Day Catering, Tripodi and Taverna Fruiters.

The winner of the BBQ raffle was Denise Loft.

Bowls winners were: Dawne Holland, Greg Walker, Cath Parry.

Golf winners were: Dallas Free, Stuart McMillan, Lea Johnson, Les McPhee.

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.

Click here to view photos. News Feb 2019

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, February 22, 2019

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Golf and Bowls Day - 21st February 2019

Swan Hill District Health - Friday, February 01, 2019

We would like to you to invite you to the Swan Hill District Health’s Golf & Bowls Day to be held on Thursday, 21st February 2019.

The day is one Swan Hill District Health’s major fundraising efforts. In 2018 the event raised around $16,500 for new equipment and furniture for in the Acute ward. This year’s efforts will be directed towards the purchase of a bladder scanner for the Acute Ward.

Over 120 players participated in last year’s activities. The day is not only a fundraiser but it also offers a social opportunity to mix with fellow business sponsors.

As a minor sponsor ($200 or greater) this will provide free entry as a player.While major sponsors ($500 min) will be recognised in the following manner:

  • The opportunity to display your banner.
  • Two places in the Golf field, or three places in the Bowls competition.
  • Free Golf Cart.
  • Free BBQ Lunch and Afternoon Tea.
  • Listing on the Visual Presentation

If you are not able to participate in the Golf/Bowls day but would like to be supportive of this community fundraiser any donations would be welcomed. Enclosed is a flyer for the day with details on the back.

Should you be interested and require further information or accept to be a sponsor could you please complete attachment or contact Tania Kerr, phone 03 5033 9395, email or fax 03 5032 4628.

We look forward to your support which will ensure the community of Swan Hill and district continue to be provided with modern up to date medical equipment.


Heat Health Alert

Swan Hill District Health - Thursday, January 24, 2019


Mallee weather district - Friday 25th January 2019 - Swan Hill Min 30 Max 46

The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert based on the Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast.

The forecast conditions may cause an increase in heat related illnesses in the community.

Extreme heat can affect anyone. Pregnant women, people with a pre-existing medical condition, people aged over 65 and children and babies are most at risk.

Organisations should monitor local weather conditions and respond in accordance with their heat plans. Individuals should also prepare for the heat.

Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster.

Heat health status - Department of Health and Human Services

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Survive the heat - Better Health Channel

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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.

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Caring for animals in hot conditions - Agriculture Victoria
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Swan Hill District Health - Monday, November 26, 2018

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New Surgeon

Swan Hill District Health - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

We welcome new surgeon, Dr Joshi and his family to Swan Hill and Swan Hill District Health.

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