Newspaper gives back to cancer support group

THE Border Watch donated 10pc of advertising revenue from a recent feature to the Limestone Coast Prostate Cancer Support Group this week. The $320 donation was accepted by group member Richard Harry, who said the[…]

Hundreds of health professionals bound for Blue Lake city

AROUND 300 health professionals will converge on the Blue Lake city next month for The Muster – an international conference co-hosted by Flinders University and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.The Muster will be the[…]

Familiar face returns to Millicent hospital

A FAMILIAR face became the first locum doctor to staff Millicent and District Hospital under a new long-term staffing arrangement which started Monday. Dr Jarvis Andrade […]

City surgeon toast of the state

MOUNT Gambier resident general surgeon Matthias Wichmann is the toast of the state’s medical fraternity after being awarded with a prestigious award. In a surprise announcement […]

More docs given start

AN ADDITIONAL two junior doctors will be based in Mount Gambier from January as part of a State Government initiative to address the shortage of health […]

Drug use a ‘health gamble’

LEADING health researchers have warned South East people dabbling in crystal methamphetamine are gambling with their long-term health. The warning comes as leading South Australian researchers […]

$4.8m seniors centre floated

THE region’s largest aged care provider has called on the community to rally behind a proposed $4.8m wellbeing centre, which will include a long-awaited hydrotherapy pool. […]