Far West LHD news

Read latest news from Far West LHD.

Far West
06 Jun 2022

Visitors and staff at the Broken Hill Health Service can still get their coffee fix at the Kiosk thanks to a generous donation by the Broken Hill Contribution Fund.

BH Contribution Fund President John Bacich checking out the new coffee machine with Kiosk volunteer Cheryl Meuret
Far West
31 May 2022

Far West Local Health District staff have shown their support for Reconciliation Week by wearing new Indigenous-themed shirts as a sign of acknowledgement of the traditional custodians of the land upon which we work and live.

FWLHD Reconciliation Week 2022
Far West
23 May 2022

What Buronga’s new HealthOne facility will look like and offer locals.

Buronga HealthOne tile
Far West
23 May 2022

29 newly registered nurses and midwives have joined the local health district (LHD) this February. They have begun their nursing careers under the GradStart Program.

Far West LHD - Nursing and Midwife graduates 2022 - 1
Far West
18 May 2022

The Far West LHD celebrated innovative projects and programs that have improved patient care and safety and demonstrated system and process improvements at its annual Innovation and Staff Recognition Awards held on 10 August 2019.

Far West LHD Health Awards finalists 2019
Far West
18 May 2022

The Chief Executive and Acting Executive Manager Aboriginal Health and Community Relations, Corina Kemp, recently visited Wilcannia to see first-hand what is happening on the ground and to ensure the needs of the community are being met.

Seeing first-hand what is happening in Wilcannia
Far West
09 May 2022

The LHD extends a warm welcome to our new JMOs for Term 2.

FWLHD - Term 2 JMOs
Far West
09 May 2022

The LHD held Patient Experience Week on 25-29 April, to show our employees that we appreciate them and acknowledge their accomplishments, and honour those who impact patient experience every day.

FWLHD - Patient Experience Week
Far West
09 May 2022

Congratulations to our new cohort of Community Palliative Care Volunteers who have completed the 25 hour Induction Training Program with the LHD and are now ready to volunteer in the Dareton community.

FWLHD - Palliative care volunteers
Far West
09 May 2022

After 41 years of nursing and 10 years within Far West LHD, Karen Brewster, Clinical Nurse Educator - Diabetes Educator, retired on 27 April after a long and wonderful career in nursing.

FWLHD - Karen Brewster tile
Far West
09 May 2022

The FWLHD RAMHP Coordinator/s had joined the National Recovery and Resilience Agency along with other services to provide support to farmers, farm workers, families and rural communities across the FWLHD living through the immediate and longerterm effect of drought.

FWLHD - National recovery outreach event tile
Far West
09 Mar 2022

The LHD has welcomed Marcus Wilson to the role of Acting Disaster Manager.

FWLHD - Marcus Wilson tile
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