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Mount Gambier Hospital Charity Ball

MORE than 200 people attended the superhero-themed Mount Gambier Hospital Charity Ball at The Barn on Saturday night. Hospital staff and frontline emergency services personnel dazzled […]

Nurse finds calling

BATTLING conflict, crocodiles and rain in a small, open boat while taking a heavily pregnant girl to hospital in South Sudan, Kate Chapman knew she would […]

Renal unit upgrade plan

COUNTRY Health SA has begun planning for the redevelopment of the cramped renal unit at Mount Gambier Hospital.[…]

Take steps to reduce falls

THE number of injured people admitted to hospital after suffering a fall has risen over the past five years, prompting a community reminder to take steps to reduce the risk of preventable falls[…]

Hospital locked down during police incident

SOUTH East residents who were at the Mount Gambier Hospital earlier this month when a man allegedly threatened a staff member during a dramatic incident in the emergency department said they feared for their lives. […]

Lifesaving stroke support

RAPID access to lifesaving stroke treatment is now available at Mount Gambier Hospital, with patients able to access specialist stroke services 24 hours a day, seven […]

Regional health director appointed

A SENIOR nurse with over 20 years experience will take over as the region’s highest ranking health bureaucrat for the next eight months. Ngaire Buchanan has […]

Hospital staff win

THE state’s country health department has made a surprising backflip and will boost nursing levels at Mount Gambier Hospital following a protracted and “difficult” industrial campaign […]