Category: Public Health Campaigns

“It Is Clear That Progress Needs to be Faster” – BRHS CEO Urges More Action to Close The Gap

The following text is taken from a speech delivered by BRHS CEO Robyn Hayles at the Close The Gap Day ceremony at the health service on Thursday, 17, Feb. BRHS is proud to hold this Close The Gap gathering today to recognise the unacceptable gap between non-indigenous and indigenous

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Once again Bairnsdale Regional Health is supporting the United Nations-led campaign to address gender inequalities, gender-based violence and to take action to prevent violence before it starts. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence runs from Wednesday, 25 November to Friday, December 10. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a

#StrongerTogether – Allied Health Team Celebrate Their Collective Strengths!

Allied Health Professionals Day is Thursday 14 Oct., and all this week there’s some fun activities happening over in the Allied Health building. The theme of Allied Health Professionals Day this year is #StrongerTogether, and Allied Health Clinical Educator and Exercise Physiologist Rebecca Durie has fully embraced that theme with

You Know Them Best – RAISE Campaign Encourages Patients, Families to Raise Their Hand for Help

BRHS is redoubling its efforts to encourage patients and their loved ones to be actively involved in their care and treatment. Beside every bed at the Bairnsdale hospital now you’ll find information about what to do in the event that you are concerned about your condition or that of

Maddocks Gardens Hits 100 Percent COVID Vaccination Target

100 percent of staff working at BRHS’ aged care facility, Maddocks Gardens, have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. The achievement comes ahead of an Australian Government mandate that everyone working in an aged care facility be vaccinated against COVID-19. BRHS’ Aged Care Manager, Paul Rosenquist, said

We Are Raising Awareness of How Invisible Disability Impacts Accessing Healthcare

Do you have an invisible disability? Or perhaps, like many of us, you are wondering what exactly is an invisible disability? The theme of International Day of People with Disabilities on December 3 is “Not All Disabilities Are Visible,” and BRHS is taking the opportunity to raise awareness of