Day: March 18, 2024

Reaching out to cardiac patients on Country

Bringing the message about healthier hearts home – that’s the philosophy behind an innovative Bairnsdale Regional Health Service program to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Orbost region. With funding from Gippsland Primary Health Network, BRHS’ Aboriginal Health Unit and Allied Health teams

How an advanced care plan gives patient Fred certainty

Terminally ill East Gippsland man Fred* says he is ready to face the rest of his life now that his wishes are expressed in his advance care planning Fred, aged in his 80s, is an oncology patient at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service, where staff have helped him take the