Health

Equipment upgrades for Dhelkaya Health

Castlemaine Hospital operating theatre equipment and aged care facilities at Maldon Hospital and Ellery House will undergo upgrades.

Kyneton nurse named a finalist

Paediatric nurse Grace Larson has been named a finalist for the 2024 Agrifutures Rural Women’s Award for the second time.

Vape import ban comes into effect

The first stage of the federal government’s vaping reforms began on January 1 with a ban on importation of disposable single-use vapes.

A passion for paramedicine

Tash Jacobi found her perfect fit in paramedicine and began a new role at Kyneton in November.

Mental health support for young people

A new support service for young people is available locally.

Finding comfort in company

A program offering a three-day retreat to dementia sufferers and their carers has been praised by the Minister for Health Mary- Anne Thomas.

Health access to change

Community pharmacists will be able to provide treatment and advice for a range of common conditions under a new state government 12-month pilot program.

Health service awards finalist

Central Highlands Rural Health has been selected as a finalist in two categories in the 2023 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.

Move the needle men

Chiropractic Life Kyneton is hosting a free men's health evening on Wednesday October 25 with Jeremy Forbes from HALT as guest speaker.

GoodSAM a lifesaver

A Gisborne father and his family last week thanked the GoodSAM responder and paramedics who saved his life, when he suffered cardiac arrest earlier this year.

New treatment options approved

The Castlemaine chapter of Mind Medicine Australia is celebrating the recent announcement that the Therapeutic Goods Administration will reschedule the medical use of MDMA...

Pandemic impacts on mental health

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that one in four householders in the Macedon Ranges said they were...

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