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  • Mother’s intuition told Charlene Payne her son Nathan had special needs. While he wasn’t diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome until he was seven years old, her gut feeling told her Nathan was on the autism spectrum long before that. “He was born six weeks premature and......

  • Tomorrow is the beginning of April and in this month’s TDHS vlog, our community engagement officer Sabine McKenzie and community health nurse Amanda Nash discuss; 😷 Current services restrictions due to COVID-19 🦠 COVID-19 and the importance of getting tested ✅ The resumption of Social......

  • We are looking for a passionate NUM who can job share in this supernumerary role, to lead our acute ward and theatre of up to 40 staff headcount.  Job share opportunity 40 hours per fortnight Fixed term until October 2021 About the role Reporting to......

  • The Timboon Cruisers bucked the trend at last weekend’s Murray to Moyne when a full contingent of local riders took to the saddle, despite overall numbers being well down. The cycling fraternity has pulled together a Timboon Cruisers team for at least the last 26......

  • What is Purple Day? Purple Day (26th March) is a global initiative dedicated to raising epilepsy awareness. Purple Day was founded in 2008, by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy started Purple Day to get people......

  • By Hayley Weel TDHS Social Worker Advance care planning is the process of planning for your future health care. It helps to ensure your loved ones and doctors know what your health and personal preferences are and that these preferences are respected. Advance care planning......

  • TDHS continues to put the spotlight on our wonderful health and care workers in 2021 giving you the opportunity to get to know more of our “Champions of Change” who work at our healthcare service working together for a healthy community. This month, our new......

  • The International Day of Happiness is an annual event organised by the United Nations to promote the idea that feeling happy is a global human right. The theme for this year’s International Day of Happiness is “Keep Calm. Stay Wise. Be Kind” and is, of......

  • Today was an important day at TDHS. Our aged care residents and Priority 1A staff received their Pfizer vaccines to help protect them from the COVID-19 virus. In this video our CEO Rebecca Van Wollingen further explains today’s vaccinations and when other workers and members......

  • By Amanda Nash TDHS Community Health Nurse This week is Sleep Awareness Week (March 14-20) and this Friday (March 19) is World Sleep Day. This annual event highlights the importance of sleep health and encourages the public to prioritise sleep to improve their overall health......

  • Coeliac Australia’s 2021 Coeliac Awareness Week Campaign (13-20th March) aims to raise awareness to Australia’s low coeliac disease diagnosis rates....

  • Corry Kerr has become the third annual winner of Timboon and District Healthcare Service’s (TDHS) ICARE Dr Peter Fox Staff Award. The virtual awards were held via Zoom last week and also saw John Fox, the son of the late Dr Peter Fox, recognised with......

  • By Amanda Nash (TDHS Community Health Nurse) With the 2021 flu season not far away, all Australians — and especially those in vulnerable groups or age brackets — should arrange vaccination against seasonal influenza during the month of April. Whilst flu vaccination does not prevent......

  • This year, World Salt Awareness Week will take place from March 8 to 14 with the slogan: “More flavour, Less Salt!”   COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, including how we eat. Restrictions meant less socialising and eating in restaurants and spending more......

  • In this month’s TDHS vlog, community engagement officer Sabine McKenzie and community health nurse Amanda Nash discuss; 😷 Current services restrictions due to COVID-19 🦠 COVID-19 and the importance of getting tested 🍷 FebFast 🧠 Epilepsy Awareness Month 👒 Melanoma March 👂 Hearing Awareness Week......

  • Amanda Nash cried tears of joy when she drove into her hometown of Port Campbell for the first time with hearing aids. “I couldn’t work out what the noise was…it was the waves and it was only then I realised that I hadn’t heard that......

  • The Autumn 2021 edition of our Quarterly Newsletter hits the streets tomorrow, with copies available in The Cobden Timboon Coast Times and also at various locations including the Timboon newsagency and here at TDHS. Stories included in this edition include; Brett Wallace – Living with......

  • TDHS continues to put the spotlight on our wonderful health and care workers in 2021 giving you the opportunity to get to know more of our “Champions of Change” who work at our healthcare service working together for a healthy community. This month, our new......

  • Today is Teal Ribbon Day, a day to support Australians affected by ovarian cancer, honour those we have lost and raise awareness of this deadly disease to change the story for future generations. Our Community Health Nurse, Amanda Nash, explains in this video the signs......

  • (l-r) TDHS physiotherapist Sarah Rahles-Rahbula, Timboon Cruisers representative Todd Baxter and TDHS CEO Rebecca Van Wollingen. The cancellation of the 2020 Murray To Moyne due to COVID-19 didn’t stop the Timboon Cruisers from making their annual donation to the town’s healthcare service. Timboon Cruisers representative......

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