Author Archives: Barnzy

Tatura children learn best practice oral hygiene

Children from Tatura Children’s Centre learned about best practice oral hygiene on Tuesday 7 August, with GV Health and the Smiles 4 Miles program striving to improve oral health across the region. Smiles 4 Miles is an initiative of Dental Health Services Victoria and is implemented locally by GV Health, with the aim of improving the […]

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GV Health promotes Indigenous culture through food

Goulburn Valley Health assisted in promoting Indigenous culture through food on Wednesday 1 August by bringing together organisations from across the region for a special event. GV Health hosted an Indigenous cultural education session at its Community Health site to raise awareness of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bush tucker traditions and how services […]

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Lactation clinic helps support local women

Goulburn Valley Health’s lactation clinic is raising awareness of its services for women across the region, as part of World Breastfeeding Week this week. The clinic at GV Health’s Graham Street site plays a vital role in educating local women on breastfeeding and caring for their new-born, but some new mothers may not be aware […]

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State’s first clinic to transform care for GV children

GV Health opened the state’s first clinic solely dedicated to treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) on Friday 27 July. The new service, which is being opened in conjunction with the PATCHES Paediatrics Group in Western Australia, provides an all-encompassing service to diagnose and assess children who may be affected by FASD. FASD is an […]

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GV Health Welcomes Funding Boost

Goulburn Valley Health has welcomed an additional 12.9% in funding from the State Government to enhance health services in the Goulburn Valley. GV Health Interim Chief Executive, Matt Sharp, says the Goulburn Valley community will benefit from the $23.1 million increase in funding, announced by Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp on Wednesday 18 July 2018. […]

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GV Health Opens Wound Clinic

Goulburn Valley officially opened a dedicated Wound Clinic at Corio Street on Wednesday 18 July, as part of its Wound Awareness Week campaign. GV Health’s West Hume Region Wound Consultant, Gabrielle Munro, says the Wound Clinic will treat people whose wounds may not be healing properly. “The Clinic’s official opening is timely since GV Health had […]

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Local Rotarians excited about hospital’s redevelopment

Last Wednesday evening GV Health staff took part in a redevelopment presentation delivered to a number of Rotary clubs in the Goulburn Valley region. More than 100 Rotarians and their guests enjoyed the special combined meeting of the Shepparton South, Shepparton, Shepparton Central, Mooroopna, Tatura and Kyabram Rotary Clubs, held at the GV Hotel to […]

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Positive Experience has Patient Singing GV Health’s Praises

It was a typical afternoon in GV Health’s Emergency Department during the football/netball season. The waiting room was full of sporting injuries among other patients who were waiting to be seen. Arcadia’s Carmel Sorraghan had been to an external GP earlier that morning as she was suffering with flu-like symptoms and struggling to breathe. She […]

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Visit to Wagga’s New Paediatric Unit A Real Eye Opener

Staff from GV Health’s Paediatrics Unit recently took a road trip to the Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH) to see the finishing product of its newly developed Paediatric and midwifery wards. Paula Holland, Cathy Hall and Bronwyn Cole hit the highway for the three hour drive with Executive Director Infrastructure Sandy Chamberlin behind the […]

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Board Chair Appointment

GV Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Woolstencroft as the new GV Health Board Chair.

Rebecca brings extensive experience as a Chartered Accountant and CEO of a financial services business. Rebecca has a Bachelor Commerce, Accounting and Business Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Mothers and Babies Service

GV Health and the GV Health Foundation are working in partnership to develop a mothers and babies service for children aged -1 to 4 years in the Goulburn Valley, in response to community needs and consultation.

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Research Fair 2017

Call For Abstracts and Registration for GV Health’s 2nd Annual Health Research Fair.
19 and 20 October 2017, the Eastbank Centre, Shepparton.
In collaboration with the proposed Goulburn Valley Regional Research Consortium.

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Annual General Meeting

You are invited to join us for the 140th Annual General Meeting of GV Health at 3pm, Thursday 1 December 2016 in the Graham St, Shepparton campus dining room.
We will reflect on the last 140 years and look to the future redevelopment of the facilities with great excitement.

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CYMHS Mental Health Review and Report

GV Health is committed to providing high quality mental health services to local children, youth and their families. The Victorian Chief Psychiatrist, Dr Neil Coventry, has undertaken an external review of Goulburn Valley Health’s Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). We welcome the Chief Psychiatrist’s Report and fully support the recommendations. Many of the […]

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VIC State Budget

GV Health welcomes the State budget which recognises the growing overall needs our region and a willingness to put dollars back into services to assist with growth for the future.

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