Category: Our Partners

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

BRHS Kiosk Auxiliary celebrates 60 years of community care

Six decades of service represents an awful lot of snacks, drinks, gifts and fundraising for Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Kiosk fundraising auxiliary. Volunteers established the kiosk at the former Bairnsdale Hospital in 1963. Bob Menzies was PM, the EH Holden was king of the road and The Beatles were

Maddocks Gardens cultural garden a showpiece for all to share

An Aboriginal cultural garden is the latest addition to Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens aged care facility – one where Aboriginal people and all residents and visitors can meet, chat and feel welcome. The garden, developed at a cost of $80,000, includes a specially-designed one-off yarning circle, picnic

Paynesville Op Shop’s donation a breath of fresh air for ED

An incredibly generous donation of more than $50,000 from the Paynesville Op Shop Committee will fund the full purchase price of a new and potentially life-saving piece of equipment for Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Emergency Department. The op shop committee last week presented BRHS with a cheque for $53,978

Ashleigh takes the lead to help Close the Gap

Employing more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health sector is a key to bringing true equality to health care. That’s the view of Ashleigh Munro, a Gunaikurnai woman with ties to the Kamilaroi and Dunghutti mobs through her father, who is the manager of Bairnsdale Regional

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