Category: Community Health

BRHS Planned Activity Group’s hand-made Anzac Day salute

Members of Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Planned Activity Group have put together an Anzac Day tribute with a very personal touch. The Planned Activity Group meets each weekday at BRHS’ Ross Street campus to share time and friendship in pursuit of a joint activity, with a different group of

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

Dental Health Week focused on mind, body and mouth

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service Oral Health Manager Kellie Ringberg said the message for Dental Health Week (7 to 13 August) is “Mind, Body, Mouth“ because the three are strongly connected. “There are links between diseases in the mouth and diseases in the body,” Kellie said. “Bacteria in the mouth

Health gains a reason to celebrate #IWD2023

On International Women’s Day – Wednesday, 8 March – BRHS takes the opportunity to thank and celebrate all the women that drive our health service. Women’s Community Health Nurse Dianne Gibbs is one of them.After more than three decades in women’s health, Dianne Gibbs says she’s seen many exciting

HoloLens East Gippsland rollout now complete

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service has completed its rollout of groundbreaking Microsoft HoloLens augmented technology across East Gippsland, which is already bringing specialist healthcare much closer to even our remotest communities. Now, Orbost Regional Health (ORH) is considering how satellite internet connectivity that drives HoloLens can be made more mobile

Smiles all round as kids heed oral health message

Seventeen East Gippsland early childhood services including Bairnsdale’s Eastwood Early Learning Centre are working to keep big, healthy smiles on the faces of local kids through the Smiles 4 Miles dental health initiative. Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is responsible for the local rollout of Dental Health Services Smiles 4