Recognised for achieving state benchmarks for staff wellbeing


After years of hard work, Central Gippsland Health (CGH) has successfully achieved all state benchmarks in the Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program, giving it the status of a Health Promoting Workplace. The Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program is a State Government initiative that recognises workplaces that are providing a healthy environment for staff to thrive. The program

Initiating Positive Change


Central Gippsland Health (CGH) has been recognised for initiating change in health behaviours within the organisation by achieving the benchmarks for the Alcohol and Other Drugs health priority area of the Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program. By registering under the program, CGH has worked alongside an evidence-based health and wellbeing framework that is aligned with the

A Donation to Help New Parents


The Women’s and Children’s special care neonatal nursery at Central Gippsland Health (CGH) now has a special chair that will help mothers remain at their baby’s bedside for long periods of time. The Ottimo Electric Recliner was kindly donated by the Newborn Intensive Care Foundation with the support of generous donations from local businesses and

New Treatment Chair for District Nursing


The District Nursing Service (DNS) has purchased a new treatment chair thanks to the generous donations of both the North Gippsland Group and the Bundalaguah Branch of the Country Women’s Association. The electronically controlled, multi-functional treatment chair is based at the DNS Clinic in the communitybuilding at Central Gippsland Health (CGH) in Sale. Nurse Unit

Lifesaving equipment for critically ill children


The Humpty Dumpty Foundation has donated an EZ-IO drill to the Critical Care Unit (CCU) at Central Gippsland Health (CGH). The EZ-IO power drill kit is an essential piece of resuscitation equipment used to gain vascular access in critically ill children and babies when intravenous access cannot be established. CGH Chief Executive Officer, Dr Frank

Organ and tissue donation a focus during DonateLife Week


Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is proud to be a part of DonateLife Week from 27 July and will be encouraging people to consider organ and tissue donation to give people needing a transplant a second chance at life. Each year, DonateLife Week encourages all Australians to register as donors and tell their family and friends

An holistic approach to addicition issues


Central Gippsland Health (CGH) now has its first ever qualified Nurse Practitioner (NP). Teresa (Terrie) Strike has been working as an Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Clinical Nurse Consultant for CGH for five years. Her study to achieve the title of Nurse Practitioner has been significant and adds a unique dimension to the services CGH

Initiating positive change


After months of hard work and planning, Central Gippsland Health (CGH) has achieved the benchmark for the Mental Health and Wellbeing health priority area of the State Government’s Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program. By meeting this benchmark, CGH has initiated positive change in health behaviours within the organisation. To achieve the benchmarks for its chosen health

Home Support continues through COVID-19


Without Home Support, Sale resident Shirley Osmand is convinced she would not have made her 91 years. “I can’t do without Home Support,” Shirley said. “It means I can stay in my house and live comfortably. Having that help has made all the difference in my life.” Shirley knows of other Home Support clients that

Long-awaited Stretton Park redevelopment commences


Work on the $3 million Stage 1 redevelopment of Stretton Park Aged Care in Maffra has commenced. Expected to take six months to complete, Stage 1 works include the redevelopment of 12 resident suites and the new construction of four suites. Staged to reduce the impact on current service provision, the redevelopment after the final


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