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New program links the elderly with primary health services

A new pilot program at Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) is helping patients connect with the right support from primary health care providers following di... more

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New program ensures patients are ready for surgery

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) Day Procedure Unit has developed a simple solution to ensure patients are better prepared for their elective surg... more

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Care packs comfort kids visiting ICU

Children with relatives in Rockingham Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are now given care packs to provide comfort and clarity thanks to an ongoi... more

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Donation brightens stay for Aboriginal mothers

Aboriginal mothers in Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) Maternity Unit can now enjoy colourful Aboriginal artwork during their stay, thanks to a do... more

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Auxiliary gives the gift of comfort

Thanks to a generous donation of four reclining chairs by the Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) Auxiliary, relatives of palliative care patients now have a... more

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New guide for local government offers pathway to better health

Local governments will be better equipped to consider the health impacts of their planning decisions, thanks to a new guide launched this week.

The ... more

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Rockingham patients on their feet

Rockingham General Hospital is showing hard work pays off after receiving their lowest falls rate on record this month, with just two falls in the Aged Car... more

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Emergency C-section care at the touch of a button

Expectant mums requiring an emergency C-section at Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) will now go into theatre even faster thanks to a new button-activated ... more

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Setting goals to streamline discharge

A new initiative recently introduced to the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) and Medical Ward is set to improve discharge planning and reduce delays for eligi... more

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Healthier Workplace Committee to ditch the junk

The Rockingham Peel Group Healthier Workplace Committee has taken the pledge to “eat no trash and raise some cash” next month as part of the He... more

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