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Local school a leader in healthy living

Local school, Ballam Park Primary School is one of the first schools in the state to be awarded by the State Government led Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program. The program encourages Victorian schools to take a whole school approach in addressing up to eight priority areas including Healthy Eating and Oral Health, Physical Activity and […]

A family’s great loss gives hope to others

Five months ago the lives of Simon and Michelle Carter were devastated when their beautiful 16 year old daughter Zoe unexpectedly passed away.  The lives of Zoe’s Mother Cecilia and her adoring step father Tony were likewise shattered. It was the last day of the term at St Hilda’ s, Southport QLD, and Zoe was […]

Mornington Secondary College students learn about Donate Life

On Tuesday, 140 students from Mornington Secondary College learnt about organ donation from organ recipients Brooke Huuskes and Mary Bawden, as well as Frankston Hospital Donation Nurse Jodi Vuat. All speakers shared their own experiences with organ donation and encouraged students to “Have the chat that saves lives” as a part of Donate Life Week […]

Help shape the future of your health care

Peninsula Health invites you to join us at our Open Access Meeting. Detail here: 2014 Open Access Meeting flyer

Blue Ribbon Goes Green for St Patrick’s Day

With a bit of Irish luck golfers could win a pot of gold on St Patrick’s Day. The Blue Ribbon Foundation Peninsula Branch President Darryl Nation is challenging golfers to get a hole in one and win a pot of gold at the annual Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation Golf Day to Remember. Mr Nation […]

Online help for families where teens use violence in the home

In an Australian first, a new website that addresses the growing problem of violence by teens against their family members is to be launched in Melbourne on Tuesday 11 February. In Victoria, police call outs to family violence incidents where an adolescent was the offender have more than doubled since 2006, from 2,154 to 4,483 […]

At last: local girl Emma Coles is eating

Seven year old local girl Emma Coles has finally begun eating solid food after a prolonged battle with severe food aversion. Emma, born 27 weeks premature, began refusing all solids at 10 months of age before doctors soon diagnosed her with a severe food aversion. This is a condition which causes her to become distressed […]

$150,000 challenge – Southern Peninsula Community Fund to match Rosebud Hospital community donations dollar for dollar

The Southern Peninsula Community Fund (Rye Opportunity Shop) today announced it will match dollar for dollar all donations received for the Rosebud Hospital Appeal up to a total of $150,000. This pledge is in addition to the initial pledge of $350,000 that has already been committed by the Southern Peninsula Community Fund. The $1.6 million […]

60 new jobs in healthcare

There are 60 new jobs now open at The Mornington Centre for healthcare professionals from a range of disciplines. Recruitment has commenced for both Full and Part time roles for Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Support Services and Administration Staff to work at the newly expanded Mornington Centre. Advertisements will appear in social media and in […]

Charity Carnival Set to Support The Rosebud Hospital Appeal

It’s time to put the fun into fundraising – on January 27 Wittingslow Rye Foreshore Carnival will be donating all proceeds to the Rosebud Hospital Appeal.  The fun day will run from 12-4pm and will also include plenty of free activities for the family including cricket clinics, dance lessons, face painting and soccer clinics. There […]