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  • Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2022

    Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2022

    Heathcote is situated 50 km (40 min drive) east of Bendigo via the McIvor Highway. Heathcote Hospital was established in 1859, is an innovative public and commonwealth funded rural provider of Acute, Emergency, Residential Aged Care and Community Care services. Our services include: Acute Ward with 8 Acute beds, 1 Transition Care bed and 2 […]
  • The Heathcote Health – COVID19 Weekend Testing Opportunity

    The Heathcote Health – COVID19 Weekend Testing Opportunity

    The Heathcote Health COVID19 DriveThrough Symptomatic Testing Clinic has added a weekend testing opportunity SATURDAY 5th JUNE 2021 Hours of operation: 10:00am to 12:00noon Access is via Hay Street (off Hospital Street), follow signage to the Testing Clinic Appointments must be made via the booking process by phoning Heathcote Health reception during business hours on […]
  • Heathcote Health 26th Annual General Meeting 2020

    Heathcote Health 26th Annual General Meeting 2020

    HEATHCOTE HEALTH 26th Annual General Meeting AGM 2020 presentation slides    
  • The 26th Annual General Meeting of Heathcote Health

    The 26th Annual General Meeting of Heathcote Health

    When: 2:30pm Wednesday 24th February 2021 The AGM will be a COVID Safe Event via Zoom Electronic Platform Register for tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/heathcote-health-2020-annual-general-meeting-tickets-128438419771 BUSINESS To receive the report of the Board of Directors and Statement of Accounts of the Service for the year ended 30th June 2020 GUEST SPEAKER Mr Eugene Meegan PUBLIC QUESTION TIME […]
  • ABORIGINAL/FIRST NATION PEOPLE ARTWORK FOR HEATHCOTE HEALTH

    ABORIGINAL/FIRST NATION PEOPLE ARTWORK FOR HEATHCOTE HEALTH

    Expressions of interest are being sought to provide Heathcote Health with Aboriginal/First Nation People Artwork. Heathcote Health is located on Taungurung land and we are looking to commission an indigenous artist to produce art that is welcoming to all people, particularly First Nation people, through an expression of interest (EOI) process. The Heathcote Health Aboriginal […]
  • Heathcote Community Dog Walk

    Heathcote Community Dog Walk

    (part of the Greater Bendigo Against Family Violence calendar of events for 16 days of activism campaign) DO you live in Heathcote, a surrounding town or community? You’re invited to the Heathcote Community Dog Walk! It’s a 16-day long ‘virtual’ event to raise awareness on gender and family based violence in rural communities, Nov 25 […]
  • Appointments to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    Appointments to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    The Minister for Health, Martin Foley MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2021. Safe and high quality healthcare for all Victorians is a priority of the Victorian Government. Applicants for board directorships must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support […]
  • Feeling unwell? Get tested at Heathcote Health

    Feeling unwell? Get tested at Heathcote Health

    Heathcote Health will be holding symptomatic coronavirus (COVID-19) testing clinics on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week. During the summer period, as from Monday 16th November 2020, theoperation times will be 10am to 11am by appointment only. (testing not available on Public Holidays) This means if you have any of the following symptoms of coronavirus […]
  • Join our conversation  -Strategic Planning for 2021-2024

    Join our conversation -Strategic Planning for 2021-2024

    Heathcote Health is inviting you to join our conversation regarding Strategic Planning for 2021-2024. Heathcote Health Strategic Plan 2021-2024 Agenda: Stakeholder consultation workshops By videoconference: Monday 19th October 2020:  5.00pm to 6:30pm Tuesday 20th October 2020: 1.00pm to 2.30pm Purpose of workshops These two workshops will provide an opportunity for Heathcote Health’s stakeholders and partners […]
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service – Community Transport (Heathcote)

    Royal Flying Doctor Service – Community Transport (Heathcote)

    Videos/stories: Fred and Leslye (clients) Willie and Lorraine (volunteer drivers) Mavis (carer)    
  • Healthy Heart of Victoria

    Healthy Heart of Victoria

    The Healthy Heart of Victoria initiative has invested over $3M in local infrastructure and activation solutions within communities in the Loddon Campaspe region that are least active and least supported to help them become more active, more often.
  • The Be Well Plan

    The Be Well Plan

    Good mental health and wellbeing tailored to your unique situation We all need to invest in our mental health, especially at the moment, and there are different ways we can do that. Heathcote Health would like to encourage you, the Heathcote Community, to engage in the ‘Be Well’ Wellbeing Course. This is a webinar series […]
  • COVID-19 Tracking app launched

    COVID-19 Tracking app launched

    The COVID-19 tracking app, known as COVIDSAFE, has been launched by the Federal Government, this is an important component of maintaining the low rate of infections in Australia.   The app allows rapid and accurate contact tracing for people who have a risk of transmission from someone who tested positive. Heathcote Health encourages you all […]
  • Coronavirus Testing Blitz

    Coronavirus Testing Blitz

    The Victorian Government has announced a testing blitz during the next two weeks with the aim of testing 100 000 people.  They are asking that anyone with even mild symptoms be tested.  If you think you should be tested please go to the Bendigo Health testing clinic, this allows us to get your results quickly […]
  • iPads on loan to Heathcote Health from Discovery Centre in Bendigo

    iPads on loan to Heathcote Health from Discovery Centre in Bendigo

    One of our Board Directors, Ann Lansberry, has been able to arrange for 10 iPads from the Discovery Centre in Bendigo to be loaned to Heathcote Health for use in our residential aged care facilities.  These iPads will enable our residents to connect electronically with friends, family, our volunteers and other community members.  A number […]
  • #stayhomeHeathcote

    #stayhomeHeathcote

    Take the pledge, encourage your friends and family to do the same, especially over the Easter break, and we can all stop the spread together #stayhomeHeathcote
  • Health Matters – February 2020

    Health Matters – February 2020

    This month’s issue looks at International Women’s Day Free Breakfast. Women’s Health Loddon Mallee is holding a free breakfast to celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday 5 March 2020, from 8.00 am till 10.00 am at 47 Myers Street, Bendigo. To attend this free community event, please RSVP by Monday 2 March 2020. P: 54430233 […]
  • Health Matters – January 2020

    Health Matters – January 2020

    This month’s issue looks at Preparing emotionally for a disaster. Natural disasters are unpredictable and can put peoples’ safety at risk, destroy homes and businesses, and can cause a lot of disruption to normal daily life. Preparing for disasters isn’t only about physical preparation, like as getting your house or property ready. It’s also important […]
  • Restricted Traffic Movement on Saturday 22nd February 2020

    Restricted Traffic Movement on Saturday 22nd February 2020

    No access to Heathcote Health via Hay Street 7am to 11am Saturday 22nd February 2020.There will be no access to Heathcote Health – entry or exit – via Hay Street from 7:00am to 11:00am to allow for roadworks being performed by City of Greater Bendigo. This will affect access to:• public and staff parking area […]
  • Health Matters – December 2019

    Health Matters – December 2019

    This month’s issue looks at being SunSmart. Skin cancer kills nearly 2,00 Australian’s each year – more than the national road toll – and two in three Australians will be diagnosed by the age of 70. The good news is you can cut your risk of skin cancer by using good sun protection. It’s never […]
  • International Volunteer Day 2019

    International Volunteer Day 2019

    The theme for this year is: Volunteer for an Inclusive Future This is a very special time designated to thank volunteers. There are not enough words to describe how amazed and grateful we are for the dedication, compassion and generosity of the Heathcote Health Volunteer Team. We also want to recognize the amazing work and […]
  • Health Matters – November 2019

    Health Matters – November 2019

    This month’s issue looks at 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Family violence is a terrible problem in our society: • 1 in 3 Australian women have experienced physical violence. • 90% of Australian women with an intellectual disability have experienced sexual abuse. • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have […]
  • Health Matters – October 2019

    Health Matters – October 2019

    This month’s issue talks about Growing a Mo for Movember. Globally, on average, men die 6 years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons. Since 2003 Movember has raised over $102 million and funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming […]
  • 2018 – 19 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements

    2018 – 19 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements

    Heathcote Health’s 2018 – 19 Annual Report of Operations and Financial Statements have been tabled in Parliament. Copies of the report will be made available at the 25th Heathcote Health Annual General Meeting (AGM) or from Heathcote Health’s reception. Click here to view Annual Report
  • No Bull Support Workshop

    No Bull Support Workshop

    The ongoing dry seasonal conditions are impacting on our rural            communities. You are invited to join in a relaxed workshop to discuss a range of ways to look after yourself and support those around you. The free City of Greater Bendigo workshop will be held on Wednesday 30 October from 5pm till 8.30pm at Barrack […]
  • Health Matters – September 2019

    Health Matters – September 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Thunderstorm Asthma and Hayhever. Grass Pollen season brings a seasonal increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of epidemic thunderstorm asthma. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, caused by high amounts of grass pollen and a certain […]
  • Catering Supervisor

    Catering Supervisor

    Permanent Part Time – 45 hours per fortnight Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the food industry. To be successful in this role you must have an expert knowledge of food production and food service. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing effective and efficient Food Services in line with […]
  • Health Matters – August 2019

    Health Matters – August 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Community Wellbeing through Supportive Communities Workshop 3. Heathcote Health is working with Swinburn University, Heathcote Community House and other local community members in actions to improve local mental health and wellbeing. Finding the right activities for the local area and involving local people and services can only be done involving […]
  • Health Matters – July 2019

    Health Matters – July 2019

    This month’s issue of Health Matters talks about safeTALK workshops being held in Heathcote and Rochester. Bendigo Community Health Services is running the safeTALK project for the Suicide Prevention Awareness Network Central Victoria group with funding from the State Government’s Pick My Project initiative. To learn more about this workshop Click here
  • Appointment to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    Appointment to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of Heathcote Health with terms of office commencing from September 2019. The department is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high quality healthcare. Applicants must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the […]