Health chair appointed

FORMER Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast chief executive Grant King has been appointed chair of the South East Local Health Network. Under a State Government restructure, SA Health will establish 10 local[…]

Contaminated strawberries reported in South Australia

SOUTH Australian Police in conjunction with SA Health are advising members of the public to check punnets of Mal’s Black Label strawberries following a report of a needle found inside the fruit over the weekend. A member of[…]

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[…]

Spotlight on men’s health

SOUTH Australian men are being urged not to drop the ball on their health, with AFL star Robbie Gray encouraging men to go for a health check after his brush with testicular cancer[…]

Aged care scare

MYSTERY still surrounds the outbreak of a bacterial infection at a Mount Gambier based aged care facility with the source remaining unknown. The facility is working […]

Meningococcal case confirmed

A MOUNT Gambier boy was today confirmed as the second person in the region in just two weeks to be diagnosed with the invasive meningococcal disease.[…]