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Recently GV Health’s Food Services staff shifted into the new kitchen, located on the ground floor of the Inpatient Unit Building at Graham St, Shepparton.

The design of the new kitchen includes more centralised positioning of equipment to ensure efficient use of the space, as well as several new pieces of state-of-the-art equipment which will provide greater meal choice and menu flexibility for GV Health patients.

Well done to our Food Services staff for their efforts to ensure a smooth transition to their new kitchen #intouchwithourcommunity

On Wednesday 24 March 2021 we commenced our COVID-19 vaccination program to the public residential aged care sector, with Deanne Phillingham from our Tatura Parkvilla Aged Care Facility the first to receive the jab.

Approximately 640 aged care residents across 20 public aged care facilities in the GV Health vaccine hub catchment area will be vaccinated under the GV Health COVID-19 vaccine program over the coming weeks.

Public aged care staff have also started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the priority 1A group at the McIntosh Centre in Shepparton which started operating as a vaccine hub this week #intouchwithourcommunity


Delivering Outstanding Health and Wellbeing the Future Focus for GV Health

Goulburn Valley Health Board Chair, Rebecca Woolstencroft said the key focus of the health service over the next five years is continuing to improve the safety and quality of GV Health’s services as well as the health and wellbeing of communities across the region at the Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 26 November 2019. […]


GV Health Welcomes Extra Funding to Assist with Redevelopment Works

Goulburn Valley Health (GV Health) welcomes the funding announcement by the Premier of Victoria, The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP and the Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos MP to invest in upgrading current infrastructure at its Graham Street site in Shepparton. The $58 million funding boost will be used to expand medical imaging services within […]


Batteries 4 Cash 4 Kids officially launches with a massive donation to GV Health

Paul Archer, better known as “the Battery Man” has once again presented GV Health’s children’s ward with a cheque for more than $91,600 dollars as a result of his collection of batteries from around Victoria over the past 12 months. While presenting the cheque, Paul also launched the Batteries 4 Cash 4 Kids fundraising charity […]


The New Waranga Health

Rushworth’s new one-stop shop for acute, aged care, primary care and community health services is now operational as the fully-integrated, state-of-the-art facility enters a new era as Waranga Health. The new building also includes a new office, administration, reception, storage, consulting and activity areas, we well as a new dining room and laundry facilities. There […]


NAIDOC Week Celebrations 2019 at GV Health

This year GV Health held its own NAIDOC Week celebrations in the Elsie Jones Education Centre to a large crowd including many Elders from our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Those who attended were treated to a fantastic display of dancing, singing and digeridoo playing, with some of the staff even getting the opportunity […]


Farewell to Waranga Memorial Hospital

While it was an emotional occasion for many, the closure of the Waranga Memorial Hospital may have marked the end of an era, but it also is the start of a new one, as Rushworth’s health services enjoy a new, state-of-the-art facility with all its wonderful staff, residents and patients under the one roof. A […]


Waranga Health Nearing Completion

The third and final stage of Rushworth’s Waranga Health redevelopment is almost complete, with the new state-of-the art facility looking fantastic as excitement builds for the finished product set to be delivered in June 2019. Work to the new car park at the rear of the health service is continuing, with asphalting about to take […]


GV Health Receives $26 Million for Integrated Cancer Centre

Photo: Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum and GV Health Chief Executive Matt Sharp shake hands after the funding announcement.   Goulburn Valley Health (GV Health) welcomes the funding announcement by the Australian Government to invest in an Integrated Cancer Centre at its Graham Street site in Shepparton. The $26 million funding will be used […]


GV Health Receives $4 Million to Help the Region’s Youth

Photo: Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, GV Health Board Chair Rebecca Woolstencroft, Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum and GV Health Chief Executive Matt Sharp. Goulburn Valley Health (GV Health) welcomes the funding announcement by the Australian Government to invest in a Children and Young Person’s Service Hub in the Goulburn Valley. The $4 million […]


Waranga Health at Rushworth Starting to Take Shape

Stage 2 of the new Waranga Health facility at Rushworth is almost complete, with plastering, painting, joinery and vinyl flooring being finished off as the space takes shape. Within the next couple of weeks, this area of the facility which includes the acute beds, palliative care room, front reception, consulting rooms and District Nursing/Community Health […]


High Quality Health Care Highlighted at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Goulburn Valley Health Board Chair, Rebecca Woolstencroft said she was looking forward to delivering exceptional health facilities and giving the people of the Goulburn Valley and the surrounding regions access to high quality health care at the Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 27 November. “This year has been significant for GV Health with work […]


Merv Keane to Speak on Mental Health at AGM

Former Richmond champion and Essendon’s Senior Recruiting Manager Mervyn (Merv) Keane will be talking about mental health among healthcare workers at this year’s Annual General Meeting. Merv has had recent experience related to his family regarding this important topic and will share his journey at the event to be held at the University of Melbourne […]


Waranga Health Redevelopment Update

Building works at Rushworth are steaming ahead as the completion of Stage 2 draws nearer. The installation of highlight windows in the main entry is now complete, with the rough-in of services to the acute and district nursing/community health consulting rooms now 95 per cent finished. Internal plastering of these rooms is also underway. Landscaping […]


New Chief Executive Officer at GV Health

Goulburn Valley Health’s Board Chair Rebecca Woolstencroft today announced the appointment of Matt Sharp to the role of Chief Executive following the completion of a recent recruitment process. “Matt brings more than 13 years’ experience as a health care executive in roles overseeing primary, acute, subacute, aged, mental health as well as alcohol and drug […]


Waranga Redevelopment Update

The redevelopment at Rushworth is really starting to take shape with the erection of steel framing for the District Nursing/Community Health consulting rooms now complete, together with the installation of windows, rough in of services and plastering in this area. Building works are also now underway to the acute area including the installation of roof […]


Radiation Therapy Service Shepparton

Market Sounding Process Goulburn Valley Health (GV Health) is undertaking a market sounding process to: Share its vision for integrated cancer services which include radiation therapy at the Shepparton Hospital Campus; and Provide the industry with an opportunity for early input into the development of the radiation therapy service component, including the procurement process (if […]


Give Me 5 for Kids

The annual Give Me 5 for Kids fundraising event is on again! There are many ways you can participate in this year’s events. Donate your unwanted car batteries to Natrad and the proceeds go to GV Health. Friday, 30 June 2017: GV Health cake stall, GV Health Graham St, Shepparton dining room Friday, 30 June […]


Study Local. Stay Local.

The GV Rural Health Careers Workshop, being held 1 June 2017, brings together high school students from across the region to explore local careers in health. More than 120 year 10, 11 and 12 students from throughout the region will visit GV Health and the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne campuses, Graham Street, […]


Shepparton Business Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 White King Pental/Triple M Shepparton Business Awards. GV Health is proud to again be a category sponsor of the 2017 Shepparton Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Supporting the “Healthy Workplace” award category, GV Health is leading the way in encouraging employers and employees to work in partnership, in a supportive workplace environment, […]