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Supporting our local community through the marriage equality debate standard

Beechworth Health Service takes its commitment to its values of Respect, Unity, Integrity Innovation, and Excellence seriously. Furthermore, Beechworth Health Service acknowledges that, irrespective of peoples’ personal views, the current national marriage equality discussion may be contributing to a level of stress and anxiety for some members within our local community. Members of our local community, our staff and our volunteers are reminded that Beechworth Health Service acknowledges its role in promoting mental health and wellbeing, inclusive of supporting peoples’ access to services appropriate to their support needs. As such Beechworth Health Service stands ready to assist people seeking access to mental health and wellbeing support services.

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BHS lead the growth of Female Board Directors standard

Beechworth Health Service are leading  the growth of female Board Directors with 7 of 11 Directors being female. Women now make up 54 per cent of all public hospital and health service board members, and regional areas match that ratio, increasing from 43 per cent in 2015.  The Board Mail featured an article with 4 of our Board Directors (Katie Warner; Isabel Paton; Jenny Gordon and Patricia Mom). To read the full article please click on this link: http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4957003/north-east-health-service-sets-example-for-growing-numbers-of-female-board-members/ Applications for Board Directors commencing 1st July 2018 have been advertised and closed Monday 20th November 2017 @ 5pm. Further information including how to apply, please visit www.health.vic.gov.au/governance and  register through the ‘Get On Board’ website: http://getonboard.vic.gov.au  

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Appointments to the Board of Directors of Public Health Services 2018 standard

The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals (including multi purpose services and early parenting centres) with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2018.   The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high quality healthcare. Applicants must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the skills they identify in their applications. 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 has also committed to ensuring government boards and ...

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Standing up to violence against women standard

BHS is currently working towards accreditation as a White Ribbon Workplace. White Ribbon Workplaces promote respectful relationships and gender equality within the workplace and demonstrate a culture of zero tolerance of violence against women. In Australia, one in five women experience harassment within the workplace. White Ribbon Workplaces are committed to changing workplace culture to prevent abuse of and violence against women. The White Ribbon Accreditation Program involves assessment against 15 compulsory criteria under three standards. BHS will be required to demonstrate effective leadership, resource allocation, communication, HR policy development and training – all of which support employees to be respectful across all areas of our service. Accreditation as a ‘White Ribbon Workplace’ results from the independent assessment of documented ...

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Barrowthon – BHS Team standard

BHS has formed a team to tackle this year’s Barrowthon – an event that sees teams push a wheelbarrow from Beechworth to the top of Mount Buffalo over two days in October! This year we are hoping to raise funds that will to allow us to replace the vaccine fridge in our Acute Department. If you would like to sponsor the BHS team please follow the link: https://www.mycause.com.au/page/157411/beechworth-health-service or FACEBOOK LINK Sponsor me in Beechworth Health Service in Beechworth Barrowthon October 21-22, 2017 for Beechworth Health Service MYCAUSE.COM.AU

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Email outage standard

We would like to inform the community that we are currently unable to receive or send emails. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. All health services are operating as usual and standard of care is not impacted. We can be contacted on 03 57280 200 or fax: 03 5728 2288. We are working to resolve this issue.

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