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Occupational Therapists are receiving even more support to further their learning and careers at Bass Coast Health (BCH). As part of BCH’s actions to expand the learning opportunities available to...
Not all communication disabilities are visible and that’s why people who endure challenges can feel socially isolated. The theme for Speech Pathology Week from 21-27 August in 2022 is ‘Good...
The children of parents with mental illness and other life challenges will benefit from a donation from The KernArt Prize art show held at Kernot. The show committee donated $5000...
The Bass Coast community is being reminded to be careful when using ladders after a spate of injuries resulting in increased presentations at Bass Coast Health (BCH), with eight presentations...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is proud to be part of a state-wide project that is tracking the health and development of Victorian children and their parents from the time their...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) CEO Jan Child has pleaded to the local community to take particular care over these coming few weeks to reduce pressure on the health system. Ms...
The team spirit of Bass Coast Health (BCH) staff shone through when Wonthaggi Hospital was impacted by scheduled power outages on Tuesday 2 August. The outages – early in the...
Bass Coast Health is recruiting more Theatre nursing staff to service our growing health service. The new theatre complex in the Wonthaggi Hospital Expansion (WHE) comprises 3 state-of-the-art Digital Theatres...
World Breastfeeding Week is from 1-7 August and the midwives at Bass Coast Health (BCH) love their role in supporting new mums to breastfeed. “Midwives provide breastfeeding support to hundreds...
The COVID pandemic, cost of living pressures and other challenges of life can take a toll on our mental health and ability to cope. Often talking to a relative or...
As part of the Wonthaggi Hospital Expansion upgrade, we’re switching over the power supply on Tuesday 2 August. As a result, the hospital and Kirrak House will be without mains...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) has expressed its enormous gratitude to the volunteers of the San Remo Opportunity Shop. Through sorting and selling quality secondhand goods from the popular op shop...
Wonthaggi Hospital and the broader Bass Coast Health (BCH) team have taken every measure possible to prepare for this next COVID wave. “The community can rest assured that we have...
Vaccination remains a vital defence in the Bass Coast’s bid to minimise the impact of the next wave of COVID. The BA.4 and 5 sub-variants of the Omicron strain are...
A new garden has opened at Wonthaggi Hospital thanks to a community effort, with funds donated by the Rotary Club of Wonthaggi, Bass Coast Shire Council, Bass Coast Health and...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is offering an even more personalised dialysis service after the introduction of new haemodialysis machines. The rollout, as a satellite unit of Monash Health, was coordinated...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) has welcomed with open arms the many new employees who have joined the BCH team over the past months and is actively recruiting more healthcare workers...
National Diabetes Week, 10-16 July, is the perfect time to learn more about this chronic condition that affects so many people. More than 1.2 million Australians have diabetes (excluding gestational...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is celebrating after the beloved aged care facility at Wonthaggi, Kirrak House, was re-accredited following a comprehensive external accreditation process. Kirrak House passed its three yearly...
The community-minded members of the Inverloch Fundraising Auxiliary have reached a milestone in their mission to enhance healthcare in the Bass Coast. On Tuesday 28 June, Auxiliary members gave a...