Health leader on deck

SENIOR nurse Ngaire Buchanan has been appointed the region’s highest ranking health bureaucrat and will oversee five public hospitals across the South East for the next […]

Country Health SA defended

ACTING Health Minister Zoe Bettison has responded to claims Country Health SA is “not well connected” to regional South Australia[…]

City health council ‘all talk, no action’

MOUNT Gambier Liberal candidate Craig Marsh has criticised outgoing Mount Gambier and Districts Health Advisory Council (HAC) leader Penny Richardson, claiming she failed to fight on […]

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 […]

Pet therapy program praised

“IT IS wonderful to see how uplifting it is for people and so rewarding to see the smiles light up patients’ faces,” Blue Lake Obedience Dog […]

Bollywood ball keeps rolling

FOLLOWING a Bollywood performance at the Hallmont Estate Christmas Concert, Hallmont residents have donated $1000 to the Mount Gambier Hospital renal dialysis unit. Led by unit […]

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 […]