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A group of theatre nurses, scrub scouts and technicians. They are wearing dark blue scrubs and smiling.
A group of theatre nurses, scrub scouts and technicians. They are wearing dark blue scrubs and smiling.

Super Saturdays reduce elective surgery waitlist

Wednesday 29th November, 2023

A small theatre team at Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is making a big impact for people living in Central Victoria and beyond. In the last year MDHS has helped an additional 270 regional Victorians on the planned surgery wait lists have their surgery sooner and in many cases, closer to home. According to MDHS […]

Allied health team

Celebrating local allied health workers

Friday 6th October, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is celebrating its allied health team this week to highlight their important contribution to health services in the region. Saturday 14 October marks Allied Health Professions Day, providing a chance to stop and show gratitude for the many allied health workers who are fundamental in improving outcomes for hospital patients […]

Women's Health Week 2023

Women’s health: get the facts you need

Thursday 31st August, 2023

Women’s Health Week starts on 4 September and community health nurses at Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) are encouraging women of all ages to grow their knowledge to help make informed decisions about their health. MDHS Community Health Nurse Nicole Powers said Women’s Health Week is a chance for women to learn more about their […]

A sign metal sign at the entrance to Urgent Care Centre at Maryborough Hospital. It highlights the area is for ambulance only and patient drop off for the urgent care, medical imaging and x-ray

Improved access to medical imaging department

Friday 25th August, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service will reopen the doors to the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) to providing easier access to Urgent Care and Medical Imaging from Monday 28 August. MDHS Director of Nursing (Acute) Heather Blazko said the health service closed general access to the hospital via the UCC entry for safety purposes during the COVID-19 […]

Two smiling women on exercise bikes.

Join our cancer wellness program

Tuesday 22nd August, 2023

Have you had a recent cancer diagnosis and want to take charge of your wellness? Maryborough District Health Service is running a free eight week Cancer Wellness Exercise and Education Program, in partnership with the Cancer Council. Exercise physiologists will run the program from 7 September to help people with cancer to self-manage their condition, […]

MDHS Dental Health team Kate, Irene and Winny

Mind, body, mouth – it’s all connected

Thursday 10th August, 2023

It’s Dental Health Week and the Dental Services Team at Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is reminding local residents to care for their teeth and gums to improve the health of their mouth and reduce the impacts of disease on the mind and body. “Many people are not aware that the health of your mouth […]

A male male gardener stands behind a raised garden bed at an aged care home. He is wearing a cap and holding a rake in one hand. He holds sign that says 'My work makes a difference for the residents,'

Thank you for caring for our older Australians

Monday 7th August, 2023

It’s Aged Care Employee Day on Monday 7 August and Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) would like to acknowledge the care and compassion of its team of staff who provide quality aged care services in Maryborough, Avoca and Dunolly. “Delivering great care takes a multi-disciplinary team made up of clinical and non-clinical staff,” said Jaimee […]

Aboriginal Children’s Day 2023

Let’s celebrate Aboriginal Children’s Day

Friday 21st July, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) and The Nest are inviting local families to celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day at a free community event on Friday 4 August. The event will run from 10.00am to 2.00pm at The Nest in Maryborough. The day will include a fantastic line up of children’s activities […]

Origami house working bee at MDHS

Origami houses to represent housing need in Victoria

Thursday 20th July, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) has teamed up with the Victorian Homelessness Network to highlight the scale of Victoria’s homelessness crisis by creating hundreds of origami houses to be presented to State Parliament. This is part of a fun Houses at Parliament initiative to raise awareness about the serious topic of homelessness in Victoria. The […]

A group people standing on the grass outside. They are wearing casual gear for a healthy living program. One person is wearing a work uniform. The participants are smiling. Some are waving their hands to cheer or show spirit fingers.

Learning how to live a healthy life

Tuesday 4th July, 2023

Participants in a healthy living education program run by Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) allied health team and Asteria Services have learnt how to take better care of their physical, mental and financial health, while having fun along the way. Thirteen Asteria clients registered for the five weekly sessions, which were offered free of charge, […]