More hospital beds

Health Minister Jill Hennessy announced a $3.3 million upgrade for emergency department facilities at West Gippsland Hospital on Friday and took the time to chat to patient Larry Hodder and his wife Doris of Warragul.

A $9.3 million windfall to the West Gippsland Hospital will deliver a new operating theatre and eight more beds in the emergency department. The state government funds will be used to build a new $3.3 million eight-bed short stay unit as

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New hospital promised

Welcoming news that an elected Coalition state government would replace the outdated West Gippsland Hospital with a new facility on a greenfield site are (from left) Committee for Gippsland ceo Mary Aldred, WGHG ceo Dan Weeks, shadow health minister Mary Wooldridge, Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood, opposition leader Matthew Guy and WGHG board chair Jane Leslie.

A new West Gippsland Hospital estimated to cost more than $300 million will be built if a Coalition state government is elected. Opposition leader Matthew Guy was in Warragul on Friday to announce the Coalition’s commitment to a new hospital

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Hennessy visits hospital

MP Jilll Hennessy gives patient Kenneth Roberts the thumbs up for his positive attiude and praise for local staff.

The State Government is well aware of the growing needs for health services in West Gippsland, according to Health Minister Jill Hennessy. The minister met with West Gippsland Healthcare Group management and board representatives on Thursday to “get a deeper

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West Gippsland Hospital funds hit

Budget cuts have disrupted elective surgery at the West Gippsland Hospital.

More than 100 elective surgery operations at the West Gippsland Hospital are likely to be axed over the next four months. The grim news for those on the waiting list was delivered by chief executive officer Dan Weeks after the

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