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Patients of Bass Coast Health (BCH) and their families have been touched by the generous donation of bags, hand-made by the members of the Grantville branch of the Country Women’s...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) Emergency Doctor Dr Jonathan Henry has been named Australasian Humanitarian of the Year by the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine for his work in enhancing...
Bass Coast Health’s (BCH) residential care centres have received outstanding results in the most recent Star Ratings survey. The surveys are completed by residents and their families, and are published...
Nursing careers are now more accessible in Bass Coast and South Gippsland with the help of Bass Coast Health (BCH) and Federation University. BCH has welcomed the first Federation University...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is helping isolated people in the community come together and conquer the negative impacts that social isolation can have on one’s mental and physical health. During...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) has joined the world-wide movement to end stigma and discrimination around diabetes. On World Diabetes Day on 14 November, BCH CEO Jan Child signed the organisation...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) offers Nurses many career pathways across a wide variety of services. As the sub-regional health service for Bass Coast and South Gippsland, BCH operates the new...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) staff were so pleased to be visited by Ambulance Victoria’s Peer Support Dog Program recently, raising awareness of good mental health among Paramedics and its workforce...
Bass Coast residents are urged to reduce their risk of thunderstorm asthma this spring. Grass pollen season runs from now until the end of December, increasing the risk of asthma...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is helping breast cancer patients through a challenging time in their lives by offering a comprehensive care service. Patients are able to receive a full suite...
Throughout her life Yvonne Morgan gave to the Phillip Island community and continues to do so even after her recent passing. Last weekend, her family held a gala garage sale...
The Wonthaggi community will now see Ambulance Victoria’s helicopter return to landing on the Wonthaggi Hospital site. The helicopter is primarily used to transfer patients that require more complex care...
All the fun of the fair came to Wonthaggi Hospital on Saturday 14 October, when the Bass Coast Ladies Auxiliary held its annual fete. The event transformed Stirton Room into...
A Coronet Bay family is inviting the community to support their fundraising for a charity that helps families who have experienced miscarriage. Amanda and Steven Panayi are raising funds for...
The local Smiles 4 Miles program has partnered with Westernport Water and South Gippsland Water to promote the consumption of tap water in early childhood services. Smiles 4 Miles is...
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is always on the lookout for exceptional Allied Health professionals who are looking for a fast paced and dynamic workplace to strengthen the next exciting phase...
People who need healthcare don’t have to come to a hospital for treatment and care. Bass Coast Health (BCH) offers many Community programs that are delivered in people’s homes, and...
Bass Coast Health encourages women to prioritise their own health and wellbeing during Women’s Health Week this year. Women are encouraged to be aware of early detection and screening opportunities...
As much as Bass Coast Health’s Physiotherapists enjoy working with patients, one of the most rewarding aspects of their job is getting people out of care and back to their...
Jean Kirkwood’s cancer journey began and continues at Wonthaggi Hospital, highlighting the importance of cancer care being available on the Bass Coast. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance...