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Appointments to the Board of directors of public health services 2016 standard

The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2016. These positions provide an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced persons to contribute and provide high level advice on the delivery of public health care to the Victorian community. The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the composition of the Victorian community. This includes appropriate representation of women, indigenous Victorians, young Victorians, Victorians living with a disability and Victoria’s culturally diverse community. Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 12th February, 2016. For more information including how to apply, visit or contact ...

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Cool Relief link

The following centres are currently participating across the shire with others to still confirm participation: Beechworth & District Community Bank Beechworth Bakery Beechworth Health Service Beechworth Pantry Beechworth Pharmacy Beechworth Surgery Hibernian Hotel Indigo Shire Council Offices Indigo Shire Visitors Centres Java @ Yack Libraries – Chiltern, Beechworth, Yackandandah and Rutherglen Rutherglen Wine Experience & Visitor Information Centre WAW Credit Union Yackandandah Community Centre

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Changing Minds film now on Youtube standard

As a part of our Changing Minds project we set out to capture our project and its progress on film. We are pleased to say that we have uploaded the finished product to Youtube. There are two clips available for viewing; a 4 minute one that provides an overview of our project and a longer one that goes into greater detail. Thank you to residents, families and staff for participating in this. In the near future we will be adding a Changing Minds page to our website where we will keep people updated with what’s happening.

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Successful AGM standard

On 19th November we held our Annual General Meeting which was attended by more than 50 people. We were delighted to announce  Alyson Scott as this year’s winner of the Jan Webb Award for Excellence. Alyson who works in our Acute unit was frequently recognised by her colleagues and patients as someone who models our values of respect, unity, innovation, excellence  and integrity. Congratulations Alyson. Just as pleasing was the announcement of Food Services as the winners of the Group Award for Excellence and Innovation for their efforts during the installation of a new kitchen floor that saw them maintain full meal production and delivery throughout the installation process.  Those present heard a great presentation from Kim Wright on our Changing Minds ...

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