This month's Health Matters focuses on the importance of bowel screening. Click on the attachment to learn more.
Heathcote Health Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014-2015
Heathcote Health presented their Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014-2015 at the 21st Annual General Meeting held at the Heathcote Senior Citizens Hall on Thursday 12th November 2015. Please click on the link provided for an electronic copy of these reports. Copies of the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014-2015 are also available on request by contacting Reception on 5431 0900.
Click the 'Read More' button to find out more about what went on at the AGM.
Quality of Care Report 2014-2015
Heathcote Health presented their Quality of Care Report for 2014-2015 at the 21st Annual General Meeting held at the Heathcote Senior Citizens Hall on Thursday 12th November 2015. Heathcote Health has presented the report in the form of a calendar again, based on the positive feedback received from previous year's reports. Please click here for an electronic copy of this report. Copies of the Quality of Care Report for 2014-2015 are also available on request by contacting Reception on 5431 0900.
Statement of Priorities
Statements of Priorities (SoP) are the formal funding and monitoring agreement between Victorian public hospitals services and the Secretary for Health and Human Services. Agreements are in accordance with section 26 of the Health Services Act 1988.
Statements of Priorities are consistent with the health services’ strategic plans and aligned to government policy directions and priorities. The annual agreements facilitate delivery of or substantial progress towards the key shared objectives of financial viability, improved access and quality of service provision.
Heathcote Health Board Chair, Mr Wayne McKay and Mr Andrew Crow from the Department of Health & Human Services Regional Office signed the agreement on Friday 23rd October 2015. Click here to read the signed agreement.
Official Opening of the Primary Care Redevelopment
The $2.9 million dollar facility was opened by the Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Ms Mary-Anne Thomas MP and Heathcote Health board chairperson Mr Wayne McKay and had a strong crowd consiting of service providers, staff and members of the commuinty in attendance. The redevelopment involved the removal of existing maintenance and storage facilities to allow for the construction of a new Primary Health facility as well as the refurbishment of a number of existing rooms and the modernisation of key IT infrastructure.
Click 'Read More' to find out further information about the opening of the Primary Care development
Heathcote Health Charity Golf Classic
The 2015 Heathcote Health Charity Golf Classic was a great success! 11 teams helped the health service raise over $7,500 towards the establishment of a palliative care suite, at Heathcote Health, equipped with modern conveniences to make our palliative clients and their families more comfortable.
To find out who the winners were on the day, please click 'read more'.
Heathcote: Health & Wellbeing Services Directory
The Group recently launched the Heathcote: Health and Wellbeing Services Directory during a session on understanding and improving health literacy for mental health. With support from the Bendigo Loddon Primary Care Partnership, including Heathcote Health, the Heathcote Community Capacity Builders Group wants to ensure Heathcote residents have the best opportunity to look after their mental health and wellbeing.
The Directory provides the community with a greater understanding of what services are available to Heathcote to support mental health and wellbeing. With all local and outreach services listed in a clear and concise manner, the Directory will aim to enable all residents to better access the help they need.
To access the directory please click here or download the attached pdf file.
Heathcote Health Board of Management News
Do you know who sits on the Heathcote Health Board of Management? Perhaps you've seen them around town? See the attached Board member biographies to find out more about the people who make up this important aspect of your local health service.
Outstanding local care
is to provide safe local healthcare responsive to the needs of our community
Care and services are delivered in a manner which demonstrates integrity
Accountability is demonstrated through our actions
Services are client focussed
Through impartiality, the rights and choices of people are respected