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Latest News

2018 Scholarship Winners

Dec 31, 2017
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The 2018 recipients of the Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health and the Otto R Schmalz Memorial Scholarship were announced last night at the 21st Alpine Health Annual General Meeting.

Bright Hospital Opportunity Shop Supporting the Local Community

Nov 3, 2017
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Photo (L to R)

David McGrath (volunteer), Lyndon Seys (Alpine Health CEO), Margaret Attard (Back row - Volunteer), Lois Matthews (Treasurer), and Marion Wiggins (Volunteer)

 

The Bright Hospital Opportunity Shop Inc. has supported the local community with over $104,000 of donations in the 2016-2017 financial year.  These donations have been given to a range of different community service based organisations.

Sharing in the donations were Alpine Health – Bright, Regional Cancer Clinic- Albury / Wodonga, Hawthorn Village - Bright, Buffalo River Fire Brigade, SES Bright, Ambulance Vic - Bright, Myrtleford, Mount Beauty.


Bernece's Recipes

Oct 31, 2017
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Alpine Health has been very fortunate to be given access to Bernece Delany's cookbook. Bernece's son Jim, his wife Clare and family have created a cookbook featuring all of Bernece's favourites called Bernece's Recipes.

Books are $10 and can be ordered by emailing info@alpinehealth.org.au

All funds raised from the sale of this very special cookbook will be donated to Alpine Health.

 

Bystander Training

Oct 30, 2017
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As part of the 16 days of activism to prevent violence against women, Alpine Health is delivering, in partnership with the Alpine Shire Council, a series of Bystander training events across our three townships in November 2017.

All sessions begin at 5:30 pm, with the aim of encouraging community and workplaces to attend.  Bystander training empowers individuals, communities, and workplaces to take action and make a difference.

 

 

 

Communities That Care Alpine (CTCA)

Oct 23, 2017
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The Smart Generation Program

On Wednesday 18th October, Communities That Care Alpine (CTCA) released their community action plan to reduce adolescent alcohol in the Alpine Shire as a Local Drug Action Team.

Important information about the new Health Complaints Commissioner

Jul 26, 2017
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The office of the Health Complaints Commissioner (HCC) has now replaced the office of the Health Services Commissioner. This is the culmination of many years work reviewing Victoria’s health complaints framework and developing new legislation, the Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic), to meet the challenges presented by modern healthcare.

Duckett Report

Apr 3, 2017
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The Duckett Report

As mentioned at the Corporate Planning Day on Friday 31st  March. The Government released Targeting Zero: supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care and announced a suite of reforms to put patient safety first. The state-wide review, led by Dr Stephen Duckett, was commissioned by the Government following the discovery of a cluster of potentially avoidable newborn and stillborn deaths at Djerriwarrh Health Services.

 

Colour Me Happy Project

Mar 30, 2017
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PHOTO COMPETITION:

Help us transform the space at Mount Beauty Hospital by submitting a color photo of the amazing views of Mount Beauty and surrounds. The winning photo will be used to create a custom Pickawall wallpaper that will be used to enhance the main entrance hallway at the Mount Beauty Hospital.

Funding for the Pickawall wallpaper has been kindly donated by the Mt Beauty Hospital/Kiewa Valley House Op Shop.

The Alpine Health Bernece Delany Volunteer Award

Mar 7, 2017
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The 2017 Alpine Health Bernece Delany Volunteer Award is now open for nominations.

Alpine Institute Graduation Ceremony

Feb 7, 2017
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Alpine Health and Alpine Institute held the 2016 Graduation and Presentation of Certificates Ceremony on Tuesday 24th January, 2017 for students who successfully completed their certificate courses in December 2016.


Board of Management - Vacancies

Feb 6, 2017
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Applications are open from interested persons who have a commitment to excellence in public healthcare and feel they can contribute to the governance of our organisation, for positions as voluntary members of the Board of Management.

Employment Opportunities

Jan 10, 2017
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Registered Nurses

Myrtleford, Bright, Mount Beauty Hospitals
Permanent and casual employment


Are you enthusiastic about nursing, have a capacity for advocating for the care needs of individuals, and are attuned to the health needs of rural communities?  Alpine Health is seeking these qualities to fill a number of permanent Registered Nursing roles.

Employment Opportunities

Jan 10, 2017
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Essential Services Staff

Permanent vacancies - Mount Beauty

Casual vacancies - Myrtleford, Bright and Mount Beauty

Essential Services staff fulfil Alpine Health’s cleaning and kitchen functions, responsible for ensuring site facilities, amenities, equipment and food service meets the health needs and expectations of Alpine communities.


What to do if you need assistance with your health over the Xmas / New Year break!

Dec 21, 2016
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Download this brochure to guide your decision-making so that you can find the right care and support you need for your health issues.


Merry Christmas

Dec 19, 2016
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A Christmas Message from the Board and Staff at Alpine Health!

16 Days of Activism

Nov 29, 2016
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Unite with Victoria Against Violence - 16 Days of Activism

Victoria Against Violence is a 16-day, community-based, government supported education and awareness initiative about family and gender violence. The campaign is timed to coincide with the United Nations 16 Days of Activism against gendered violence.

Casual Employment Opportunity

Nov 23, 2016
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Registered Nurses

Casual Employment

Bright, Myrtleford, Mount Beauty

Alpine Health 2016 Annual General Meeting

Nov 16, 2016
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Proudly Celebrating 20 years 1996 - 2016

Tawonga Community Hall , Tawonga

Thursday 10th November , 2016

Communities That Care Events

Jun 17, 2016
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Following the success of CTC in Myrtleford and Community / Stakeholder forums held in May this year, Communities That Care is rolling out across the Alpine Shire.

A newly formed community board is being established and information sessions will provide an opportunity for you to better understand how you and your community can be involved.

Monday 20th June - Mt Beauty secondary College 5:30pm - 7:00pm - Room 9

Wednesday 22nd June - Bright P-12 College 5:30pm - 7:00pm - Library

ALPINE INSTITUTE - Now Enrolling

Jun 6, 2016
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HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Alpine Health’s experienced nursing staff will deliver training to individuals, community groups and businesses seeking qualifications in First Aid, & CPR.

 

Course dates & detail see below

HACC services at Alpine Health

May 25, 2016
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Alpine Health is pleased to announce that the Department of Health and Human Services has advised that it will be the new provider of Home and Community Care Services in the Alpine Region from July 1st 2016.