Category: East Gippsland

Carole-Anne’s warm glow from volunteer job done well

Volunteering with Bairnsdale Regional Health Services helps Carole-Anne Hock contribute to her community. Carole-Anne – a former chef, East Gippsland TAFE hospitality trainer and business owner – has been a volunteer at BRHS for five years. Her roles include clerical and administration work in the hospital’s Oncology and Dialysis

Kelvin’s major next step in his surgical career

BRHS Surgical Registrar Kelvin Cheung is about to take a major new step in his career, to a place in a prestigious national surgical training program that will take him away from East Gippsland. But he says he’ll miss two things about his time with BRHS – the amazing

Enjoy East Gippsland life, help shape vital community asset

Some occupational health and safety specialists look all their professional lives for a fulfilling role that extends their skills and supports the health and well-being of the community. And after two challenging years for all of us, many professional people are looking for a tree or sea change so

Positive on a RAT? Tell us, join our COVID Pathway

If you test positive to coronavirus (COVID-19) with a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), it’s vital that you register your result – for your own health, your carers and Bairnsdale Regional Health Service. BRHS Sub-Regional Partnerships and Innovation Lead Julie Lawrence (pictured) says Department of Health figures suggest an increasing

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

Drive for genuine change as BRHS celebrates NAIDOC Week

More than 250 people attended a community celebration at BRHS to celebrate NAIDOC Week and the special relationship between our team and East Gippsland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. BRHS used the occasion to celebrate its 40-year tradition of specialised care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Celebrating 40 years of Aboriginal health care

Growing up in East Gippsland, Bidwell woman Auntie Helen Morgan learned a thing or two about the power of community. In 1982, that experience made her the perfect person to pioneer specialist health care for Aboriginal people at the Bairnsdale Hospital (as the Bairnsdale Regional Health Service was known

“More Pelicans Than Traffic Lights” – How This Regional Health Service Is Putting “Life” Into “Work Life Balance”

The term “work life balance” might be in danger of becoming just another meaningless corporate buzz phrase. Until you actually see it in action. When you talk to the BRHS Surgical Services team about what they like about living and working in East Gippsland, “life” and “balance” are two