Cancer survivors lend support

FOR 36 years the Mount Gambier Cancer Support Group Incorporated has offered both tangible and intangible support to Limestone Coast locals battling cancer. The tangible ranges […]

Supportive health initiative

WHAT started as a usual day at work soon turned into a fight for her life for Mount Gambier resident Kate McDonough. Around 18 months ago, […]

Flu outbreak threatens residents

AGED care operator Boandik has been hit with a major influenza outbreak with up to 23 residents at its Crouch Street facility being tested for or […]

Nurses ramp up action

NURSES will stop admissions to some beds at Mount Gambier Hospital amid fresh warnings the staff shortage is a “ticking time bomb” for patients. In a […]

Lions District Governor pays a visit

TOURING the Blue Lake city last week, Lions Australia district governor Judy Glastonbury explored an array of projects undertaken by the hardworking Lions Club of Mount […]

Hospital improvements continue

COUNTRY Health SA regional director Jayne Downs said the Mount Gambier Hospital has made “significant” progress in building the confidence and skills of junior staff as […]

Shadow minister calls for change

SHADOW Health Minister Stephen Wade has called for “cultural change” at Mount Gambier Hospital, which has been plagued with workforce-related issues for many years.[…]

Sick and tired

MOUNT Gambier Hospital is again embroiled in controversy over a shortage of senior doctors and nurses with claims emerging the situation is “worse” than in the […]

Hospital safety alarm

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has called for an urgent review into security at the city’s hospital amid “alarming” claims a nurse was recently threatened […]

Nursing stand-off

MOUNT Gambier Hospital continues to be embroiled in staffing resource issues with a key medical workers union claiming it has a shortfall of 10 nurses per week in the medical wards.[…]