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Always in need of a helping hand

Maureen Murray thought it was time to give back to her community and hopes that others will join her lead. In the 31 years she has lived in Rosebud, Maureen has had three operations and an abundance of support from the Rosebud Hospital. As the President of the Rosebud Hospital Kiosk Auxiliary and member of […]

New organisation provides increased services

People on the Peninsula will have greater access to community health services following the amalgamation of Peninsula Health and Peninsula Community Health Service. The new organisation, which will be known as Peninsula Health, will offer enhanced services and care for its clients. The organisation will help to grow community health services on the Peninsula with […]

New Board Appointed

Approval for the merger of Peninsula Health and Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) was announced in today’s Victorian Government Gazette. Health Minister Daniel Andrews has appointed a new Board of Directors for the combined organisation which will be known as Peninsula Health. Seven members of the current Peninsula Health Board of Directors will continue to […]

Ambassador speaks at Ageing Well Expo

The Mornington Peninsula is getting an ambassadorial visit. Logie award-winning actress Noeline Brown has been named Australia’s first Ambassador for Ageing by the Federal Government and she’s coming to Mornington. The talented actress was a popular entertainer during the 60’ and 70’s on Australian television. She featured in the series, My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours?, […]

RSL raises funds for dialysis unit

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure and this certainly rang true at Rye RSL’s inaugural jumble sale on Saturday 31 May. RSL staff, family and friends bundled up their pre-loved goods to donate to the sale. Even the cold morning couldn’t keep away more than 100 eager punters looking for a bargain. […]

No excuse for exercise

Sue Stanley and Tony Shaw’s ‘no frills’ approach to exercise saw the crowd at Peninsula Health’s diabetes forum off their seats and shaking their hips. The former world aerobic champion and former AFL champ’s tips for a healthy lifestyle was one of the many messages that helped raise awareness about the prevention, detection and management […]

More Maternity Beds for Frankston Hospital

There will be more beds for mothers and babies at Frankston Hospital when a $5 million expansion is completed. Funding to expand the Hospital’s Maternity Unit was announced in this week’s State Government budget. “The expansion will help meet the demand of the growing number of births on the Peninsula and the new enlarged unit […]

Frankston Physiotherapy on the hunt

Jeremy Thomas from Frankston Hospital’s Physiotherapy Department is on a treasure hunt and he is on the lookout for missing sets of crutches and walkers. “The Physiotherapy Department often lends equipment such as crutches, pick-up frames and four-wheel walkers out to patients to help with their rehabilitation,” said Jeremy. “The problem is, not many of […]

Jazz by the Sea hits high note

It was a day of jazz, belly dancing and bocce for more than 200 aged care residents from across the Mornington Peninsula last Wednesday. The Big Day Out – Jazz by the Sea celebration provided residents from Peninsula Health’s aged care facilities a chance to enjoy the excitement of an outdoor event. Held at the […]

Elderly Urged to Beat the Flu Bug

With this year’s flu season just around the corner, forty thousand elderly people on the Peninsula are being urged to get their annual flu shot. Peninsula Health’s Executive Director, Medical, Frankston Acute Care and Quality, Dr Peter Bradford, said now is the time for our elderly and others at risk, to get protected against the […]