Madi Whyte and Marrick Tucker were thrilled to celebrate the arrival of their daughter, Elodie Tucker, on January 26, 2024 at Goulburn Valley Health, embracing the calming environment of the hospital’s new water birth facilities. The couple praised their experience at GV Health, utilising the new equipment and upgraded maternity facilities. “It was so exciting
The Goulburn Valley Health board of directors play a crucial role in shaping the future of GV Health. Their guidance and expertise are instrumental in enhancing the quality of the healthcare service. Ahead of the upcoming new Strategic Plan launch, each director shares insights on GV Health’s future. Click here to read more.
Michael Tehan, a distinguished member of the GV Health board, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, marking a well-deserved recognition of his contributions to the community. Awarded on January 26, this accolade pays tribute to Mr Tehan’s commitment to various roles, including his time as a board director at GV Health
Self-collection for cervical screening is now available at GV Health Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally and is caused by persistent infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). The best prevention against cervical cancer is for males and females over nine years of age to be vaccinated against HPV, as well
Ally said she had always struggles with her weight and health. She tried various diets and exercise routines, but nothing seemed to work. That’s when she turned to Goulburn Valley Health’s Health Coaching program and met Leanne, registered nurse and health coach and Quit smoking and vaping educator. With Leanne’s guidance and support, Ally made
Rushworth commemorated a significant chapter in its town history with the recent unveiling of the Waranga Health Wall Memorial. The unveiling, on Friday December 8, took place at Waranga Health, as community members gathered to reminisce on the past. The Memorial stands as a testament to the evolution of the hospital in the region, marking
On 1 December 2023 Minister for Mental Health Ingrid Stitt launched Australia’s first dedicated public women’s mental health service, a landmark initiative making it easier and safer for Victorian women to access the specialist care they need in a private setting. The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System found many women experienced gender-based harm
Huge congratulations to the winners of the GV Health Staff Annual Awards, announced at our AGM last week! Winners include: 𝐂𝐡𝐥𝐨𝐞 𝐄𝐲𝐥𝐞𝐬: 𝗕𝗼𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗶𝗿 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱 – 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗘𝘅𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 Chloe has been recognised in multiple items of feedback this year with praise including going above and beyond to ensure patients were being looked after and her
What a great success the Parkinson’s Disease Conference was on Wednesday 28 November! After a three-year hiatus, the annual Conference was back bigger and better than ever, with around 350 attendees from around the region, many of whom have Parkinson’s Disease or are their carers. Experts on Parkinson’s Disease spoke about wide-ranging topics about symptoms
Look Good Feel Better is coming to GV Health! The FREE national community service program, run by the Cancer Patients Foundation is dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment. Join the face-to-face workshop on the November 23, to learn about skincare techniques to address common side-effects like
For over three decades, a group of local volunteers has been the heart of Goulburn Valley Health’s mission to improve the health of community members. Heartbeat Victoria Goulburn Valley volunteers offer peer support for GV Health patients recovering from a heart event, offering assistance to the patient and their family. “We offer peer support for
“To me, it was just a lump. I didn’t think I had anything to worry about, but it turned out to be something extremely serious. That’s the scary thing about it.” At the beginning of 2023, life took an unexpected turn for 43-year-old father Guy Dunn. Discovering a lump in his neck, Guy took the
At GV Health we understand the health of seniors and the importance of having access to exceptional health services. We are committed to providing quality healthcare and our comprehensive aged care health services are there to support you or your loved one achieve optimal health and wellbeing.