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Leeton's midwifery model showcased on State stage
The success of the Leeton Hospital Midwifery Group Practice will be presented at the Essentials of Care Showcase in Sydney on Thursday 24 May.
Palliative care volunteers wanted in Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga Palliative Care Service is looking for more Palliative Care Volunteers, ahead of a training course starting in June.
Improving mental health care in MLHD
The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) community is being encouraged to help be part of mental health care improvements to prevent seclusion and restraint of people with mental illness.
Celebration for 10 years of quality stroke care
Wagga Wagga’s Acute Stroke Unit, one of the highest performing stroke units in NSW, will celebrate its 10th birthday on Wednesday 14 February.
Shared sterilising service announced for Griffith hospitals
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase sterilising services from St Vincent's Private Community Hospital Griffith (SVPCHG) for Griffith Base Hospital (GBH) and public regional services.
Name to return to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has announced the name of Wagga Wagga’s public hospital will return to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH).
Community Care Intake Service is turning one
A Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) service helping local people to link to community health services across the region celebrates its first birthday tomorrow Wednesday 31 January.
New Wi-Fi service keeps Wagga patients connected
Patients, visitors and staff are benefiting from a new Wi-Fi service at Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH) thanks to a partnership with eHealth NSW.
GBH redevelopment stakeholder update
Twenty five members of the Griffith community attended a breakfast meeting today to hear an update on the redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital (GBH).
MLHD will consider new population projections
It is vital for the accurate planning for the new hospital in Griffith that MLHD accesses the most current population data available.
Public urged to have say on GBH redevelopment
The $35 million Griffith Base Hospital (GBH) redevelopment is progressing with the Health Services Plan now on the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) website.
Get ready for the heat
With temperatures expected to reach into the 40s this week, Murrumbidgee Local Health District is urging people to take the risk of heat-related illness seriously.
Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment progressing
The $35 million redevelopment of the Griffith Base Hospital (GBH) is progressing, Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) said today.
Health partnerships recognised by MLHD
The many partners who join with Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) to improve the health of their local communities were recognised in Wagga Wagga today Tuesday 21 November at the 2017 MLHD Partnership Awards.
Community invited to MLHD Annual Public Meeting
Achievements of Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) in 2016/17 will be highlighted at the Annual Public Meeting in Wagga Wagga on Tuesday 21 November, with all community members invited to attend.
WWRRH wins Junior Doctor of Year Award three years in row
For an unprecedented third year in a row, a doctor from Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH) has won the NSW Junior Medical Officer (JMO) of the Year Award.
Bookings open for breast screening in Jerilderie
Jerilderie district women aged 50-74 are encouraged to make an appointment with the BreastScreen NSW mobile van which will be in town from 8 to 12 January 2018.
Staying active in The Rock
Gentle Exercise classes are held twice a week in The Rock as part of a Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) physical activity initiative.
Measles alert - Griffith NSW
Murrumbidgee Local Health District is urging people who have been in the Griffith, NSW, area on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October to be aware of symptoms of Measles.
Voting opens for name of Wagga Wagga hospital
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is conducting a community survey to finalise the name of Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH).
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