News

Category: Latest News Friday 14 July 2017
WGHG is close to reaching its target of $80,000 to purchase much needed medical equipment for its hospital and aged care residences. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 07 July 2017
WGHG is getting into the spirit of NAIDOC Week. Staff, indigenous elders and visitors celebrated with a flag raising ceremony in the garden at the main entrance to the hospital this week. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 04 May 2017
A new integrated urology service will commence at West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG) from 1st July 2017. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 16 March 2017
WGHG in partnership with Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank, are once again selling daffodil bulbs in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied & Community Health division. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 15 March 2017
CGHS would like to invite nursing students to out GNP information session for a firsthand look at our hospital that recruits Graduate Nurses. The current Graduates, supported by their Unit Managers and the team of educators, will be displaying their clinical areas that they work in and will be available to provide you with personalised tours. CGHS staff, the Graduate Coordinator, and the current cohort of graduates will be available to answer questions about their clinical areas and our Graduate Nurse Program. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Central Gippsland Health Service finished the financial year with a surplus of $259,000. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Central Gippsland Health Service has made a commitment to the community to keep improving communication between medical staff and patients. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
The four have been growing their beards to encourage people to ask about their changed appearance, initiating conversation about standing up against violence towards women. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Rosedale Community Health Centre is expanding its medical service to the community. A second general practitioner, Dr Sajjad Syed, will join current doctor, Ann Hughes. [read more]
Category: Wednesday 21 December 2016
Wellington Shire Council and Central Gippsland Health Service (CGHS) have joined forces for a six month educational “no smoking” trial at the entrances to Sale Hospital. The Victorian Government introduced laws in 2015, prohibiting people from smoking within four metres of the front entrance to hospitals and health centres. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 07 December 2016
WGHG held its AGM on 17th November at the Warragul Reception & Conference Centre, which saw 150 people from the community attend. [read more]
Category: Friday 28 October 2016
The Central Gippsland Health Service Bike Ride is the perfect opportunity to get on your bike with friends or family and explore the Gippsland area while showing your support for the Central Gippsland Health Service. REGISTRATIONS CLOSE ON 11th November 2016 [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 12 September 2016
Drouin Primary School can say it is one of the healthiest in the region after becoming the first local government school in the Baw Baw Shire to receive recognition in the Achievement Program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 07 September 2016
Drouin Secondary College Year 8 students who are undertaking the 'Hands on Learning' program have grown a flourishing crop of vegetables throughout winter. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 05 August 2016
The National Heart Foundation of Australia has presented the Victorian 2016 Golden Shoe Awards to Heart Foundation Walking members who have gone that extra mile to improve health through walking in their community. [read more]
Category: Monday 25 July 2016
The Central Gippsland Health Service (CGHS) COMMUNITY LIAISON GROUP is looking to add to its numbers. This group represents the interests of users of CGHS, which runs the Sale, Maffra and Heyfield Hospitals, Community Based services and a number of Aged Care Facilities in the Wellington Shire. Please click the link to find out more. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 20 July 2016
The recent Frock Up Death & Dying Event held to raise money for the WGH Oncology Unit drew a large crowd of over 250 people. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 24 May 2016
The Trafalgar Lioness Club recently donated two cheques to the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 23 May 2016
The children at Yarragon Early Learning Centre were excited to learn about ‘Eating a Rainbow’ when they were visited by the Health Promotion Team from WGHG in May. [read more]
Category: Friday 08 April 2016
CGHS would like to invite nursing students to out GNP information session for a firsthand look at our hospital that recruits Graduate Nurses. The current Graduates, supported by their Unit Managers and the team of educators, will be displaying their clinical areas that they work in and will be available to provide you with personalised tours. CGHS staff, the Graduate Coordinator, and the current cohort of graduates will be available to answer questions about their clinical areas and our Graduate Nurse Program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 23 March 2016
21 years ago Elise Blyth was born at the West Gippsland Hospital and her grandparents John and Robin Blyth couldn’t have been happier. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Latrobe Central Group of the CWA recently held a fundraising event that raised $250 for the Breast Care nurse program based at WGH. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Drouin Golf Club Ladies Section recently held their Charity Golf Day which raised funds for WGHG's ‘Know Your Midwife’ (KYM) program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 15 March 2016
The Yarragon Lions Club recently donated two resuscitation mannequins valued at $8,485 to the West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG). [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 03 December 2015
Club 88 recently donated $1,500 to the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Laurina Lodge in Heyfield is getting a freshening up, thanks to the Heyfield Lions Club. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Our Mission at CGHS is to provide health and community services that will best need the current and future needs of our community. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Aged care facilities across Central Gippsland Health Service are ‘Celebrating Aged Care’. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 October 2015
Snakebite season has arrived and Central Gippsland Health Service is prepared. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 15 October 2015
Affectionately known by staff and young patients as Dorothy the Dino, WGH staff recently farewelled their beloved dinosaur as she was loaded onto the back of a truck to her new home, the Warragul and District Special School. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 14 September 2015
WGHG’s Cooinda Lodge aged care residence recently received a contribution of $250,000 from the DHHS towards the refurbishment of the communal living and zone areas within the residence. [read more]
Category: Friday 11 September 2015
Category: Thursday 10 September 2015
Category: Latest News Friday 10 July 2015
The Greenhills Community Benevolent Society recently donated $7,450 to the Haemodialysis Unit to fund three new inverter air conditioners in preparation for the up and coming summer period. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 08 July 2015
The WGHG Health Promotion Team and Central West Gippsland Primary Care Partnership (CWGPCP) recently completed the Drouin Food Security Project. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 16 June 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group recently conducted a four week ‘Blokes in the Kitchen’ men’s cooking course in Longwarry. [read more]
Category: Thursday 11 June 2015
Category: Thursday 07 May 2015
Category: Latest News Tuesday 07 April 2015
WGH will be the next area where smoking bans will be enforced as part of new state government legislation forcing people to butt out in public areas. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 26 March 2015
The West Gippsland Healthcare Group are thrilled to have appointed Kathy Kinrade to the role of Director of Nursing and Midwifery. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 25 March 2015
The Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank and West Gippsland Healthcare Group are holding their annual daffodil bulbs fundraiser in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied Health Services. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 23 March 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group is delighted to announce the commencement of a large-scale Energy Efficiency Project which is being financed by the Victorian Government Treasury. Benefits include $5.7m infrastructure update, greenhouse gas savings of 2,500+ tonnes per annum, reduction of WGHG’s carbon footprint by +25%. [read more]
Category: Monday 26 January 2015
Mark Wagstaff, Maffra Mardi Gras entrant has nominated to raise funds for the CGHS Oncology (Cancer Treatment) Redevelopment. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 21 November 2014
Radio station Star FM’s annual ‘Give me 5 for Kids’ campaign has again delivered wonderful results with funds recently donated to the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 13 November 2014
A study was recently conducted to investigate and document the communities’ perception and thoughts in relation to the proposed new hospital development. Here are the results. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 21 October 2014
Overwhelming community support for a new hospital on a greenfield site will form the backbone for pre-election lobbying for state government funding. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 02 September 2014
Last week, the West Gippsland Hospital’s District Nursing Service celebrated their 50th year of operation. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 25 August 2014
Thanks to a significant donation from the Drouin Auxiliary earlier this year, the West Gippsland Hospital recently took delivery of 48 new hospital beds. [read more]
Category: General Tuesday 24 June 2014
The annual Central Gippsland Health Service bike relay will be held in November 2014. [read more]
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