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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 […]

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2023 Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 14th November, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service Board Chair Kelly Mason and the Directors of the Board of Management extend an invitation to the 2023 Annual General Meeting Date:               Thursday, 30 November 2023 Time:               5.00pm – 6.00pm Location:         Community Hub Maryborough, 48 Burns Street, Maryborough   RSVP: Please confirm your attendance via email to […]

A group of 13 professional standing in two rows on a balcony, They are wearing smart casual clothes and smiling.

Join our Board of Directors 

Friday 27th October, 2023

Board of Director appointments open Applications for part time board director positions at Maryborough District Health Service are now open. The positions start on 1 July 2024. Appointments are for two to three years. These positions provide an exciting opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of our communities. Applicants are selected for their […]

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Great opportunities to learn and grow at MDHS

Monday 23rd October, 2023

Zack kick-started his nursing career with our Transition To Practice Program. He is now an Associate Nurse Unit Manager. “MDHS offers a good variety of options,” Zack said. “If there is a particular type of nursing you want to try, they will accommodate you in both your first and second year.” Zack completed a placement […]

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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 […]

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Diversity and inclusion at MDHS: taking the next step

Thursday 5th October, 2023

It’s Nickola here, Maryborough District Health Service CEO (I’m in the photo above, taken on IDAHOBIT day, on the far left). It’s an exciting time at our health service and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come on providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone who comes through […]

Gabby receiving the donated defibrillator from Maryborough Lions Club

MDHS educator Gabby receives award and donated defibrillator

Friday 22nd September, 2023

Gabby is our new Clinical Lead Educator. And she’s pretty awesome. Not only is she a highly qualified and experienced registered nurse, Gabby also volunteers for GoodSAM, a service which connects trained responders with people who have experienced a cardiac arrest (also known as a heart attack). Gabby can receive a phone notification at any […]

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Wear It Purple Day – wrap up and reflection

Friday 8th September, 2023

As part of our commitment to creating a culturally safe and inclusive workplace, we celebrated Wear It Purple Day in August and our team fully embraced the purple theme! Purple hair, clothes, ribbons, balloons, glitter and cupcakes … purple flags, napkins and even nail polish. Thank you so much to everyone for all your efforts […]

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 […]