Arun wins Celebrating Aged Care Leadership award.

Edenhope & District Memorial Hospital are pleased to announce that our Associate Nurse Unit Manager Arun Thomas has been awarded the Victorian state-wide Celebrating Aged Care Leadership Award.

Nominated for this award by the Nurse Unit Manager Debbie McLeish, Arun was one of three aged care workers shortlisted. 

Arun was announced the winner at an event co-hosted by the Victorian Healthcare Association and the Public Sector Residential Aged Care Committee on Thursday 6 September in Melbourne.

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Stay home for cancer treatment

The launch of a new Wimmera-based initiative will ensure people with cancer in regional towns can now receive specialist advice at their local health service.

Wimmera Southern Mallee Health Alliance services have started using Telehealth so people with cancer don’t have to travel to Horsham, Ballarat or Melbourne to see their oncologist.

WSMHA project officer Donna Bridge said the program would ease a lot of the stress from what is already a difficult situation.

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We inviting budding photographers to submit photos to be used in our 2019 Calendar and Quality Account.

The theme for this year is A HEALTHY COMMUNITY and we are are looking for photos that illustrate this.

Ideas for your photographs include but are not limited to healthy living, exercising, gardening, sport, relaxing, fishing, cooking, education, local events, social occasions, volunteering, family time.

Send your photos with your name, address, email and phone number to

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Help us recognise the good work of our staff and volunteers.

Every month EDMH staff members have the opportunity of being awarded recognition of their outstanding performance by being named Employee of the Month.

Any EDMH employee or community member can nominate a staff member, group of staff, department or volunteers for the Employee of the Month award.

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