Health & Lifestyle

Students brush up on oral health skills

Students brush up on oral health skills

Students from La Trobe University's oral health program in Bendigo will complete their final placement in Mildura, as part of a push to better prepare them for work in rural communities. Five final-year students completing a Bachelor of Oral Health have been on...

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ALTSA Labs facility a valuable community resource

ALTSA Labs facility a valuable community resource

Analytical Laboratories & Technical Services Australia’s (ALTSA) Merbein South facility is going from strength-to-strength, with the company recently commissioning a new microbiology and molecular biology laboratory. ALTSA general manager Ray Harris said: “This...

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MILDURA BASE PUBLIC HOSPITAL HITS SIX MONTHS

MILDURA BASE PUBLIC HOSPITAL HITS SIX MONTHS

When asked how the transition to the public administration has been proceeding and what significant changes were occurring at the hospital during this transformation, CEO Terry Welch was refreshingly forthright. "It's really interesting. We're almost seven months...

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COVID vaccines hit Mildura Base Public Hospital

COVID vaccines hit Mildura Base Public Hospital

The Mildura Base Public Hospital's (MBPH) front line workforce is being vaccinated with the Astrazeneca, COVID-19 vaccine in a roll-out that began at the hospital on Tuesday. First cab off the rank was COVID-19 Respiratory Ward Clerk, Kerry Kendrigan who said she was...

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Mildura hotels recognised

Mildura hotels recognised

As Australians get back out to explore our backyard, leading hotel franchise group Choice Hotels Asia-Pac has recognised Comfort Inn Deakin Palms Mildura and Econo Lodge Mildura in Victoria, among its top 25 performers in the Asia Pacific region. The local hotels have...

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Kym Chapman helps to take on rare disease

Kym Chapman helps to take on rare disease

Gol Gol's Kym Chapman has set out on the journey of a lifetime, committing to raising $10,000 in 10 months for Moyamoya Australia through Charity Global TV. 'Moyamoya' is a rare cerebrovascular disease caused by blocked and narrowed arteries throughout the brain and...

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Healthy choice

Healthy choice

Eighteen recent nursing graduates of Mildura’s La Trobe University campus are now working in rural and regional communities including Mildura and Robinvale, and from Shepparton to Gippsland. Of the 20 graduates who completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 2020, 15 are...

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Covid vaccination hits Mallee

Covid vaccination hits Mallee

More than 1000 General Practices, including those in Mallee will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from next week, further strengthening the Commonwealth's capacity, and ensuring an efficient and equitable distribution of vaccines across the country. Member for...

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Training program expanded

Training program expanded

Member for Mallee Anne Webste, Federal Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton and National Rural Health Commissioner, Professor Ruth Stewart, today announced an expansion of the Federal Government's 'Remote Vocational Training Scheme' (RVTS), aimed at tackling rural...

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Girls can fish too!

When it comes to the sport of angling, it’s often the male perception that femininity and fishing are at opposite ends of the scale. A wise man will hold his tongue on such ideas and with reputations being what they are, should perhaps also refrain from wetting a line...

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