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Wallan Community Services Hub officially opened

THE official opening of Wallan Community Services Hub on Thursday was hailed by health services and politicians as a big step towards combating and preventing family violence in the region. The $1.284 million hub repurposed...

Whittlesea cancer survivor’s message after winning her fight to the disease

WHITTLESEA cancer survivor Marnie Wills has shared her story of beating Hodgkin's lymphoma after overcoming the disease with support from Cancer Council Australia and the Dry July Foundation. Ms Wills was studying to become a...

Kilmore District Health works towards improved maternity outcomes

By Tricia Mifsud KILMORE District Health’s, KDH, maternity service team has concluded its collaboration with Safer Care Victoria’s Better Birth for Women program, which aimed to educate maternity services in perineal laceration and reduce the...

Tania Maxwell calls for ambulance support

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Northern Victoria Tania Maxwell has welcomed a $40 million State Government boost for Ambulance Victoria but warned the service remains under significant pressure. Ms Maxwell, an MP for Derryn Hinch’s Justice...

Kilmore District Health aged care visitors welcomed for first time in 19 months

AFTER more than 260 days of lockdown at varying times since March 2020, aged care facilities welcomed back visitors on Friday, October 29. With the most recent lockdown beginning in August, residents at Kilmore District...

Mental health tips for regional Victorians as restrictions ease

By Cassi Stewart, Nexus Primary Health With restrictions starting to ease, have you learned any mental health practices that you want to continue doing in your new normal? Have you practised mindfulness, meditation, walks in nature...

Only 4.8% of Mitchell population consumes enough fruit and vegetables, while smoking and alcohol...

A new health and wellbeing plan by Mitchell Shire Council has identified low nutrition, high tobacco and alcohol consumption, and climate change as some of the municipality’s greatest challenges for the next four years. At...

New mental health satellite service for ages 12 to 25

A new mental health service run by Headspace has opened at Plenty Valley Westfield. Funded by the Federal Government via the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network and set up by Headspace’s lead agency, Mind Australia,...

How to access health support from home if you test COVID positive in the...

Kilmore District Hospital, Northern Health and Seymour Health have launched or will launch in-home health support programs for residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 but do not require hospitalisation. Kilmore District Hospital, KDH, launched...

Series of upgrades slated for Kilmore District Hospital

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Kilmore District Hospital will receive State Government funding for several upgrades to both the hospital and its Dianella Hostel aged care facility. Kilmore District Health will receive $2,702,505 from round five funding from...