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Fire sprinklers for Rosebud Hospital Temporary ward closure

Rosebud Hospital will be undergoing a major refurbishment to improve fire safety. In February, builders will move in and begin installing a state of the art fire sprinkler system in every area of the hospital. The five month project, including relocation costs, is expected to cost more than $500,000 and has been planned to occur in one […]

Grand opening of Frankston Hospital’s new car park

The Pink Ladies revved up to Frankston Hospital on Monday to celebrate the launch of stage one of the hospital’s long awaited multi-storey car park. Stage one has 330 new, safe and convenient spaces become available to the public with another 240 to follow early in 2013. The ‘Pinkies’ were well equipped to test the […]

Local hero receives National Service Medal

Local hero Raymond Smith has been nationally recognised with a National Service Medal for his contributions to the State Emergency Services. Raymond was presented the medal earlier this year in front of his brigade by Mr Craig Lapsley, the Fire Services Commissioner for Victoria. Raymond, a Theatre Technician at Frankston Hospital, has been volunteering for […]

Help plan the future of health care

Peninsula Health is reaching out and asking people to help them plan for future health needs on the Peninsula. Peninsula Health is holding an Open Access Meeting, where you can help shape the future of your health care and help in the development of the strategic plan for 2013 – 2017. “The plan is renewed […]

International Day of People with Disability

Maree Grover understands the realities of caring for someone with a disability. As a mother of five and grandmother of seven, she juggles the demands of working as a case manager in the not for profit sector with the high support needs of Olivia, her 27 year old daughter, who lives with a severe disability. […]

Potential Rosebud Residential Aged Care partner found

Peninsula Health and Southern Cross Care (SCC) (Vic), one of the State’s leading aged care providers, are discussing ways to enhance and expand services for older people living on the Peninsula. Following a competitive tender process, Peninsula Health has selected SCC (Vic) as the preferred partner for the Rosebud Residential Aged Care Service. SCC (Vic) […]

Raising awareness within the CALD community

Peninsula Health has taken formed a partnership with the New Hope Foundation (NHF) after it was identified many local Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) groups were losing members due to ill health. Peninsula Health, the Mornington Shire Council and the NHF came together and held a multicultural health forum in Rosebud to raise awareness within […]

Ageing well on the Peninsula

The Ageing Well Expo is back for 2012 and is set to be better than ever. The Expo, which has been running for seven years, expects to attract over 1200 attendees. The day promotes and encourages an active lifestyle among the older people of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. The Victoria Police Pipe Band and […]

Some serious fun at BayMob Health and Education Expo

An annual free event to be held this week looks set to provide some serious fun for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) community. BayMob Health and Education Expo takes place on Thursday 27 September, from 10am to 4pm, at Monash University’s Peninsula Campus in Frankston. With activities for all ages, the Expo […]

BayMob puppets fight cyber bullying

Hip Hop artists and brightly coloured storytelling puppets are stars in a new cyber bullying prevention program aimed at Koori Youth on the Peninsula. Approximately 20 Aboriginal students and youth will participate in the BayMob Puppets workshop. They will work with Creative Director of Gracie Productions, Chris Burke, best known for her television series Yarramundi […]