News

Category: Latest News Thursday 15 August 2019
A $1.3 million development to construct accommodation to attract and retain healthcare professionals to West Gippsland Healthcare Group has been officially opened. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 25 March 2015
The Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank and West Gippsland Healthcare Group are holding their annual daffodil bulbs fundraiser in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied Health Services. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 23 March 2016
21 years ago Elise Blyth was born at the West Gippsland Hospital and her grandparents John and Robin Blyth couldn’t have been happier. [read more]
Category: Latest News Sunday 20 October 2013
WGHG held their Annual General Meeting on 15th October which saw close to 100 people from the community attend. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 28 September 2018
Four of Andrews House oldest residents each celebrated over 100 years of living to mark Aged Care Week. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 15 January 2020
Our hospital does not have P2 or N95 masks. We have received a number of calls from the general public about current poor air quality and breathing issues. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 29 September 2017
WGHG's Community Health Centre at Rawson is pleased to work with Baw Baw Shire and community volunteers to secure the return of a community bus. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 01 June 2018
The community is being encouraged to dig deep for West Gippsland Healthcare Group’s Annual Hospital Equipment Appeal 2018. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 25 September 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2019. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 16 June 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group recently conducted a four week ‘Blokes in the Kitchen’ men’s cooking course in Longwarry. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 05 March 2020
The Board of West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG) has released its 2019-2024 Strategic Plan detailing where the health service’s focus will be over the next five years. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 23 May 2013
The Warragul Bowling and the Warragul RSL Bowls Club recently hosted fundraising events to raise funds for the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 29 September 2017
A stay at West Gippsland hospital is being made a little brighter for youngsters thanks to donations of buddy bears. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 07 April 2015
WGH will be the next area where smoking bans will be enforced as part of new state government legislation forcing people to butt out in public areas. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 24 May 2019
More than 100 West Gippsland Healthcare Group Volunteers attended a special luncheon to celebrate the extraordinary impact they make across the health service. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 06 September 2018
A recent charity golf day event and raffle has provided an equipment boost for West Gippsland Hospital and the Warragul and District Specialist School. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 06 April 2018
120 people teed off in the annual Charity Golf Day fundraiser held in Warragul to support West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 03 December 2015
Club 88 recently donated $1,500 to the Oncology Unit at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 31 January 2020
Club 88 has answered the call to help patients who rely on life saving dialysis at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Saturday 11 July 2020
A Letter to families and carers….read more [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 14 September 2015
WGHG’s Cooinda Lodge aged care residence recently received a contribution of $250,000 from the DHHS towards the refurbishment of the communal living and zone areas within the residence. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 06 April 2020
If you have returned from overseas in any country you must quarantine for 14 days. If you need to come to hospital and you've been overseas please PHONE US FIRST on 56230611. Please do not attend without notifying us first. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Latrobe Central Group of the CWA recently held a fundraising event that raised $250 for the Breast Care nurse program based at WGH. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 03 October 2019
If you've tried to email West Gippsland Hospital or Healthcare Group this week your email has not come to us. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 22 March 2019
A whopping fifty thousand daffodil bulbs have been donated for West Gippsland Hospital’s annual fundraiser for its Allied and Community Health programs. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 16 March 2017
WGHG in partnership with Blyth Bros Daffodil Growers in Ellinbank, are once again selling daffodil bulbs in March and April, to raise funds for WGHG’s Allied & Community Health division. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 30 March 2018
Daffodils bulbs are set to bloom to raise funds for West Gippsland Healthcare Group. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 03 December 2019
Patients who rely on life saving dialysis at West Gippsland Hospital will benefit from a new Bendigo Bank Cluster donation fund. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 01 September 2017
Staff and patients at the Haemodialysis Unit have decided to conduct a Big Red Kidney Walk in Warragul on September 10. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 15 October 2015
Affectionately known by staff and young patients as Dorothy the Dino, WGH staff recently farewelled their beloved dinosaur as she was loaded onto the back of a truck to her new home, the Warragul and District Special School. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 02 September 2014
Last week, the West Gippsland Hospital’s District Nursing Service celebrated their 50th year of operation. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 21 November 2014
Radio station Star FM’s annual ‘Give me 5 for Kids’ campaign has again delivered wonderful results with funds recently donated to the West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 12 February 2014
The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is thrilled to receive an enormous $400,000 donation from the Drouin Auxiliary. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 17 March 2016
The Drouin Golf Club Ladies Section recently held their Charity Golf Day which raised funds for WGHG's ‘Know Your Midwife’ (KYM) program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 28 November 2019
Newborns and mothers will benefit from the generosity of the Lions Club of Drouin who have donated $24,000 to our Maternity Unit. [read more]
Category: Latest News Tuesday 04 December 2018
Newborns and mothers at West Gippsland Hospital will benefit from the generosity of the Lions Club of Drouin. [read more]
Category: Thursday 02 August 2018
The Haemodialysis Unit at West Gippsland Hospital has a special place in the hearts of the Drouin Men's Shed. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 31 October 2019
Volunteers of the Drouin Auxiliary Opportunity Shop presented a $300,000 cheque to WGHG - one of the largest single donations made by the Opp shop in its 69 year history. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 12 September 2016
Drouin Primary School can say it is one of the healthiest in the region after becoming the first local government school in the Baw Baw Shire to receive recognition in the Achievement Program. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 02 August 2019
Despite a good start to the recommencement of elective surgery at West Gippsland Hospital from July 15 unfortunately there has been a new issue associated with air conditioning. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 15 August 2019
Elective surgery has re-commenced at West Gippsland Hospital following a two week closure of operating theatres due to issues with air conditioning. [read more]
Category: Thursday 21 March 2019
The purchase of a ventilator and a non-invasive humidifier is helping to improve care for people presenting with breathing difficulties to the Emergency Department at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Monday 23 March 2015
West Gippsland Healthcare Group is delighted to announce the commencement of a large-scale Energy Efficiency Project which is being financed by the Victorian Government Treasury. Benefits include $5.7m infrastructure update, greenhouse gas savings of 2,500+ tonnes per annum, reduction of WGHG’s carbon footprint by +25%. [read more]
Category: Latest News Thursday 26 March 2015
The West Gippsland Healthcare Group are thrilled to have appointed Kathy Kinrade to the role of Director of Nursing and Midwifery. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 01 September 2017
Warragul’s Angela Evison knows the importance of acting fast if you think someone is having a stroke. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 25 October 2019
Following almost 11 months, a new Short Stay Unit and a third Operating Theatre are complete at West Gippsland Hospital. [read more]
Category: Latest News Friday 07 July 2017
WGHG is getting into the spirit of NAIDOC Week. Staff, indigenous elders and visitors celebrated with a flag raising ceremony in the garden at the main entrance to the hospital this week. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 10 July 2019
In recognition of NAIDOC Week, a flag raising and afternoon tea was held at our Allied & Community Health centre in Gladstone Street Warragul. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 08 July 2015
The WGHG Health Promotion Team and Central West Gippsland Primary Care Partnership (CWGPCP) recently completed the Drouin Food Security Project. [read more]
Category: Latest News Wednesday 06 March 2019
It took fifteen concrete trucks and 115 cubic metres of concrete poured over a 6 hour period to set the foundations for the new Short Stay Unit. [read more]
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