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  • Board appointment applications for terms commencing July 2018

    Board appointment applications for terms commencing July 2018

    The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of Heathcote Health with terms of office commencing from 1st July 2018. These positions provide an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced persons to contribute and provide high level advice on the delivery of public […]
  • Oral Health Screenings and Denture Assessments

    Oral Health Screenings and Denture Assessments

    Bendigo Health will start conducting Oral Health Screenings and Denture Assessments at Heathcote Health from October 2017. For more information about the Oral Screenings and Denture Assessment being offered by Bendigo Health at Heathcote Health, please see the attached flyers.    Oral Health Screenings at Heathcote Health Flyer Denture Assessments at Heathcote Health flyer     Oral […]
  • Health Matters – September 2017

    Health Matters – September 2017

    This month’s issue looks at Thunderstorm Asthma. Thunderstorm Asthma is thought to be triggered by a unique combination of high grass pollen counts and a certain type of thunderstorm. For people who have asthma or hay fever this can cause severe asthma symptoms, making it difficult to breathe. When a large number of people develop […]
  • Protect yourself this pollen season

    Protect yourself this pollen season

    Managing asthma and allergies matters! Grass pollen season brings an increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma. For people with asthma or hay fever, especially those who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever, thunderstorm asthma can be sudden, serious and even life threatening. As grass pollen […]
  • Health Matters – August 2017

    Health Matters – August 2017

    This month’s issue looks at the launch of “GREATER”, (formally Health Communities Bendigo) which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of communities in the City of Greater Bendigo through the systems approach encompassing health, environment, commerce, service systems, finance, housing, employment, education and culture. Also Heathcote is one step closer to childcare services. Click […]
  • Taking Us From Great to GREATER

    Taking Us From Great to GREATER

    GREATER is a movement dedicated to health and wellbeing- to help our community to be a place where everyone can be their best, where children have a great start to life and families have a community they feel they belong to.   As a member of the City of Greater Bendigo community, the movement needs your voice and your action […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters – July 2017

    Heathcote Health Matters – July 2017

    This month’s issue looks at National Diabetes Week. Diabetes Australia ran “It’s About Time” campaign to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment of all types of diabetes. To read more please click on link 7 July 2017
  • Heathcote Health Matters – June 2017

    Heathcote Health Matters – June 2017

    This month’s issue of Health Matters talks about Violence Against Healthcare Workers is Never Ok. To find out more click here 6 June 2017
  • Heathcote Health Matters – May 2017

    Heathcote Health Matters – May 2017

    This month’s issue of Health Matters invites you to attend an information session about Heathcote Dementia Village Proposal at the Heathcote Bowls Club, Herriot Street, Heathcote on Friday, 19 May 2017. For more information click here 5 May 2017  
  • April 2017 – Heathcote Health Matters

    April 2017 – Heathcote Health Matters

    This months’ Heathcote Health Matters focuses on the upcoming O’Keefe fund run. Read more by clicking here.  
  • Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program

    Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program

    The Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse program is an exciting regional program, which offers graduates the opportunity to experience regional and rural nursing in a friendly, supportive environment. Successful applicants will undertake rotations in our Acute, Urgent Care and Aged Care wards as well as District Nursing within the Community. Applications close 5 pm on Friday 21st July 2017 […]
  • March 2017 – Heathcote Health Matters

    March 2017 – Heathcote Health Matters

    This month’s Heathcote Health matters highlights the successful accreditation results achieve by Heathcote Health. It also discusses the work being undertaken by Bendigo Community Health Services around sex education – click here to read more.  
  • Heathcote Health Matters – February 2017

    Heathcote Health Matters – February 2017

    This month’s edition encourages readers to take on the Healthy Weight 10 Week Challenge. Click here to read more.    
  • John Wood to star in play at Heathcote RSL on 21/03/2017

    John Wood to star in play at Heathcote RSL on 21/03/2017

    Sound mental health is essential to our daily lives and the ability to function and work is paramount to the health and well-being of work places, families and communities.  HEATHCOTE HEALTH and CARER SUPPORT SERVICES are proud to present, acclaimed actor John WOOD in Carpe Diem. Supported by Chris PIDD, Carpe Diem is a contemporary portrayal […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters – January 2017

    Heathcote Health Matters – January 2017

    Bendigo Community Health Services has a new child and family services centre located in Kangaroo Flat called kidzspace. To read more click here.  
  • Heathcote Farmer’s Breakfast

    Heathcote Farmer’s Breakfast

    The inaugural Heathcote Farmer’s Breakfast will be held on Thursday 2nd February 2017, beginning at 8.30am at the Heathcote RSL Hall. This event will be beneficial to anyone who is interested in agriculture. The following has been confirmed for the event: – Free breakfast and sausage sizzle provided by Lions Club of Heathcote – Main speaker […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters – December 2016

    Heathcote Health Matters – December 2016

    This month’s edition of Heathcote Health Matters details the Aged Care Significant Refurbishment that is scheduled for completion in the hospital’s Aged Care wing. Click here to read all about it.
  • 2015/16 Quality of Care Account Released

    2015/16 Quality of Care Account Released

    Heathcote Health is proud to release its 2015/16 Quality of Care Account in the form of a calendar for 2017. The calendars have become a regular fixture for the hospital over the past four years and provide valuable health information to the community. Grab your free copy from Heathcote Health Reception today or view the […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters November 2016

    Heathcote Health Matters November 2016

    This month’s Heathcote Health Matters edition focusses on summer preparedness, with above normal fire potential predicted for the Heathcote and district area this year. Click here to read more.  
  • Employee of the Year for 2015/16

    Employee of the Year for 2015/16

    Congratulations Vicki Condon on being named the 2015/16 Employee of the Year at last week’s Heathcote Health AGM. The Board of management selected Vicki for the assistance she provided the Aged Care staff when she took it upon herself to engage and calm a resident, who was exhibiting severe dementia behaviours. Vicki went above and […]
  • Positive Public Transport for the Bendigo – Heathcote Corridor

    Positive Public Transport for the Bendigo – Heathcote Corridor

    McIvor Transit have submitted a proposal for contribution regarding service improvements for the Bendigo to Heathcote corridor. The proposed Connection Package prepared by McIvor Transit, has highlighted the need to improve frequency and days of operation along the Bendigo to Heathcote route, to benefit the Heathcote & Axedale communities, while complementing the proposed services for Junortoun. Please read […]
  • Annual General Meeting – 10th November 2016

    Annual General Meeting – 10th November 2016

    An invitation is extended to all members of the public to attend the 22nd Annual General Meeting of Heathcote Health to be held on Thursday 10th November 2016 at the  Heathcote Senior Citizens Hall, High Street Heathcote commencing at 6pm. The Board of Management will present their report along with the Statement of Accounts of the Service for the year […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters October 2016

    Heathcote Health Matters October 2016

    This month’s edition of Heathcote Health Matters focuses on stopping the stigma of mental health as well as the youth sexual services available to young people in the district. Click here to read more.
  • Statement of Priorities 2016-17

    Statement of Priorities 2016-17

    Our Board Chair, Mr Wayne McKay, met with the delegate for the Secretary For Health & Human Services, Mr Adam Horsburgh last week to sign the 2016-17 Statement of Priorities. This document forms the formal funding agreement between the health service and the State Government. To review the Statement of Priorities for Heathcote Health in […]
  • 2015-16 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements

    2015-16 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements

    Heathcote Health’s 2015-16 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements have been tabled in Parliament. Copies of the report will be made available at next month’s Annual General Meeting on 10/11/16 or from Heathcote Health’s reception.  Click here to view the report online.
  • Heathcote Health Matters – September 2016

    Heathcote Health Matters – September 2016

    This month’s Heathcote Health Matters page focuses on Dementia Awareness and Support. To find out more click here.
  • Tuning into Kids

    Tuning into Kids

    Want to learn how to help your child manage feelings and emotions (emotional intelligence)? Tuning into Kids is a free parenting program that will run in Heathcote,  facilitated by the Family Education Services Team CatholicCare Sandhurst. The program sessions will be  held at the Heathcote Primary School from 13/10/16 to 17/11/16.  In this program you’ll find […]
  • Heathcote Health Matters – August 2016

    Heathcote Health Matters – August 2016

    This month’s edition of Heathcote Health matters discusses the importance of bowel screening. Click the link here to read more.
  • Heathcote Health Matters

    Heathcote Health Matters

    July’s Heathcote Health Matters page looks at the risks associated with diabetes. Click here to read the latest edition of this monthly publication.
  • Heathcote Health’s Graduate Nurse Program

    Heathcote Health’s Graduate Nurse Program

    The Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse program is an exciting regional program, which offers graduates the opportunity to experience regional and rural nursing in a friendly, supportive environment. Successful applicants will undertake rotations in our Acute, Urgent Care and Aged Care wards as well as District Nursing within the Community. Applications close 5pm on Friday 22nd July 2016. For […]