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Media Releases

Holistic end of life care – something we all need

Wednesday 24th May, 2023

If you or a loved one are given news of a life-limiting illness, or terminal diagnosis, there is dedicated support available from Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS). “Our team of palliative care nurses support people and their families, sometimes over years,” said Robyn Jordan, Associate Director of Community Services at MDHS. “We offer client-centred, holistic […]

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Get paid while you study nursing at MDHS

Thursday 18th May, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) has opened applications for its Registered Undergraduate Student of Nursing (RUSON) program. This program offers registered second and third-year undergraduate nurses the opportunity to build fundamental nursing skills while undertaking paid positions within a clinical setting. For third-year undergraduate nurse Mia Harrison, joining this program has provided an ideal starting […]

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$1000 nursing scholarship award thanks to local auxiliary

Tuesday 16th May, 2023

Passionate volunteers from the Dunolly Nursing Home Auxiliary have awarded a $1,000 education scholarship to invest in nursing at Dunolly Residential Community. Faye Nicholson, President of the Dunolly Auxiliary, recently presented the annual award to this year’s recipient Registered Nurse Chandan Chandrasekharan. The Maryborough District Health Service nurse is one of the After Hours Coordinators […]

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Maryborough model of maternity care turns one

Thursday 11th May, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is this week celebrating one year of midwife-led care under its new maternity services model which is driving an increase in the number of babies born at Maryborough Hospital. Midwives, and the families they have cared for, came together to celebrate the milestone on the International Day of the Midwife. […]

MDHS dental services moves to new digs

Tuesday 2nd May, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service’s (MDHS) Dental Services team is settling into a new home on Neill Street in Maryborough. The dental department has moved premises to make way for the Maryborough Hospital redevelopment. “As part of the early works on the hospital redevelopment we refurbished the space above Clarendon Medical Centre to relocate dental services,” […]

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Annual charity golf day a success

Tuesday 28th March, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is pleased with the success of the 2023 MDHS Charity Golf Day, which has raised nearly $26,000 for the health service. More than 100 participants in 26 teams joined the annual fundraiser, run by MDHS in partnership with True Foods and Maryborough Golf Club on Thursday 23 March. “The MDHS […]

Tee up for MDHS Charity Golf Day

Monday 6th March, 2023

The annual MDHS Charity Golf Day is coming up on Thursday 23 March and everyone is invited to sign up to help raise funds for your local health service. Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is pleased to be partnering with True Foods and Maryborough Golf Club for the popular fundraiser, which also provides the chance […]

Protect yourself from COVID this summer

Tuesday 20th December, 2022

With the current COVID wave, Maryborough District Health Service is urging local residents across the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees to play it safe to enjoy the festive season. MDHS Chief Executive Officer Nickola Allan said it’s important to stay on top of COVID safety to protect yourself, your family, friends and community this summer. “While […]

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MDHS celebrates our nurse practitioners

Tuesday 13th December, 2022

It’s Nurse Practitioner Week and Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is acknowledging the special role nurse practitioners play in delivering the best of care to communities in the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees region. MDHS Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Robyn Wilson said nurse practitioners provide an essential difference in healthcare, particularly in rural areas. […]

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Take action to beat the bite and protect against mosquitoes

Tuesday 15th November, 2022

Health experts are urging local residents to take action to help defend against mosquitoes which are rising in numbers following the floods in the region. According to Maryborough District Health Service Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Robyn Wilson, is important for everyone to know what to do to help reduce the risk of getting […]