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Training helps keep seniors safe from falls

SENIOR physiotherapist Lydia Chiodze has called on the region’s elderly and vulnerable to engage with exercise and strength programs to help reduce the prevalence of fall-related […]

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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. […]