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  • By Sabine McKenzie TDHS Community Engagement Officer Being kind to yourself and others is now more important than ever as we go through the second wave of the Coronavirus. We are all in this together and random acts of kindness will not only improve the......

  • South West location Work Life balance Casual Employment About TDHS Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) is a regional multi-purpose healthcare provider, supporting the local Corangamite Shire since 1955. Our vision is working together for a healthy community by keeping people at the heart of......

  • South West location RNs and EENs Casual Employment About TDHS Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) is a regional multi-purpose healthcare provider, supporting the local Corangamite Shire since 1955. Our vision is working together for a healthy community by keeping people at the heart of......

  • Being healthy is something that most of us aim for. We brush our teeth twice a day. We go for a jog around the neighbourhood. We eat a handful of nuts instead of chomping on a chocolate. We see our doctor whenever we don’t feel......

  • We’ve had such a wonderful response from community members making face masks that we can start handing them out to community members most in need. From 11.59pm tonight, all Victorians are required to wear a face mask in public places. Anyone in our community who......

  • Two new Corangamite Shire residents have wasted no time putting roots down in the local community, with Stephanie Hargreaves and Alison Byrne joining the Board of Directors at Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS). The pair join incumbents Anthony DeJong, Chris Stewart, Toinette Hutchins, Claire......

  • A small army of volunteers has begun making as many face masks as they can to help Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) and the community through the COVID-19 pandemic. With staff and visitors now required to wear face masks on site, the demand is......

  • One of Timboon and District Healthcare Service’s (TDHS) longest serving board members, Josh McKenzie, has ended his tenure with a heartfelt community message. “In the ever-increasing world of globalisation and this notion that ‘doing things bigger is doing them better’, we should expect challenges to......

  • Dorothy Robertson was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 62 years ago, this week, at the age of 16 and it’s fair to say technology has come a long way. “I grew up in Maldon and our house had no electricity or hot water. We had......

  • On the advice of the Department of Health and Human Services, visitors to the Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) ward are now required to wear a face mask. This step is being taken as a precaution only, to further increase the safety of our......

  • Timboon and District Healthcare Service continues to provide COVID-19 testing to members of the public, who have cold and flu-like symptoms, no matter how mild.  Symptoms: Cough Sore throat Runny nose Fever, chill or sweats Shortness of breath Loss of sense of smell Getting Tested:......

  • Plenty of exercise, eating well and living a healthy lifestyle are the keys to living with Type 1 Diabetes for 23 year-old Jemma Bellis. She was diagnosed when she was just seven and like many Type 1 sufferers there appears to be no rhyme or......

  • Next week is National Diabetes Week – an opportune time for everyone to better understand the chronic disease. Diabetes Educator Ingrid Rial, a Registered Nurse here at TDHS, explains the different types of diabetes and what her role entails. By Ingrid Rial I feel very......

  • Port Campbell teenagers Sullivan, Mitchell, Kobi, Ned and Iagan talk about how catching the waves helped them cope with Iso and connect with friends the social distancing way....

  • Scott McKenzie reflects on how surfing is beneficial for his mental wellbeing at any time, but especially during these challenging times. By Scott McKenzie The wait can be exciting. I’m sure every surfer out there checks Swellnet or Willyweather at least daily to see when......

  • Taking responsibility for specific accreditation portfolios is part of the culture for Associate Nurse Unit Managers (ANUMs) at Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS). The team works in a heavily regulated industry and works together to not only meet the ongoing accreditation standards but drive......

  • With school holidays upon us, our community engagement officer Sabine McKenzie and chief executive officer Rebecca Van Wollingen sat down for a quick chat about COVID-19 and how we can all continue to work together for a healthy community....

  • Instead of looking forward to meeting up with her friends at Social Support Group twice a week, Jean English now looks forward to the weekly arrival of her yellow envelope. Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) has had to hit pause on its Social Support......

  • Cancer has turned Geoff Townsend’s life upside down more than once, so when he was diagnosed in 2017 he knew all too well what his body was about to endure. Geoff’s wife of 51 years Maria had battled breast cancer for 25 years. She passed......

  • We seek your support for upgrades to our gym equipment for our group classes and to assist our Allied Health Practitioners with rehabilitation work.   Dear Community Members, Many people in our community have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions in recent months and......

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