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Welcome to our new volunteers

Tuesday 21st May, 2024

We’ve welcomed a wonderful group of new and returning volunteers just in time for National Volunteer Week. Volunteers have long played an important role in creating a welcoming health service, generously giving their time to help us provide GREAT care to our patients, residents, families and carers. This year’s theme ‘Something for everyone’, couldn’t be […]

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A perfect day to celebrate golf partnership

Wednesday 27th March, 2024

Organisers are thrilled to announce the resounding success of the 2024 MDHS Charity Golf Day, which raised around $25,000 for Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) last week. One hundred and sixteen golfers from across 28 teams enjoyed perfect playing conditions at Maryborough Golf Club on Thursday 21 March. The MDHS Charity Golf Day is run […]

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New breast cancer screening clinic opens in Maryborough

Tuesday 19th March, 2024

Women in the Central Goldfields and surrounds now have better access to lifesaving breast cancer screening with the opening of a permanent clinic in Maryborough. BreastScreen Victoria and Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) today announced the opening of the new BreastScreen clinic at Maryborough Hospital. According to BreastScreen Victoria CEO Rita Butera, the new clinic […]

Avoca Residential Community residents safely return home

Friday 1st March, 2024

Today, we can happily report that we have re-opened the Avoca Residential Community and residents have safely returned home. Last Thursday we made the decision to temporarily close our aged care facility and our primary care clinic in Avoca due to the bushfire situation in the Pyrenees region. The safety and wellbeing of our aged […]

Update on Avoca Residential Community due to fire risk

Friday 23rd February, 2024

Due to the current bushfire situation in the Pyrenees region, Maryborough District Health Service has temporarily closed facilities at the Avoca Residential Community and our primary care clinic. On Thursday night we made the decision to relocate all aged care residents to our hospital and aged care facilities in Maryborough and Dunolly as a precautionary […]

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Swing into action: celebrating a decade of community health partnership

Thursday 22nd February, 2024

The annual MDHS Charity Golf Day is back on Thursday 21 March promising a day of friendship, compassion and competition to raise funds for Maryborough District Health Service. The cherished fundraiser, run in partnership with True Foods and Maryborough Golf Club aims to raise funds for vital programs, services and equipment at MDHS. “The MDHS […]

Health Minister announces $4.3 million funding for support services

Tuesday 20th February, 2024

We were very pleased to welcome Victorian Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas to Maryborough on Wednesday 14 February where she announced $4.3 million in funding for an important project for Maryborough District Health Service. The funding, received under the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund (RHIF), will be used to improve our capacity to provide seamless and […]

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Dunolly Residential Community receives $20,000 donation

Thursday 18th January, 2024

Maryborough District Health Service is grateful to receive a generous donation from the Rheola Charity Carnival. Rheola Charity Carnival Committee Past President Peter Mason was on site at Dunolly Residential Community to present a cheque for $20,000 to Maryborough District Health Service CEO Nickola Allan. The relationship between the Rheola Charity Carnival and Maryborough District […]

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Sign up to cancer wellness program to kick start 2024

Friday 15th December, 2023

Have you had a recent cancer diagnosis? Sign up now for a program to help you take charge of your wellness in the New Year. Maryborough District Health Service is now taking bookings for a free eight week Cancer Wellness Exercise and Education Program which starts in February. “We run the wellness program in partnership […]

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Time for cake and celebration at Dunolly residential community

Thursday 14th December, 2023

It was tea and cake all round for staff and residents at Dunolly Residential Community recently thanks to a competition win in the aged care sector. Director of Nursing Donna Bell was named one of five winners in a state-wide competition run by the Public Sector Residential Aged Care Leadership Committee. The competition was part […]