Latest media releases from Alpine Health:
4 December 2023 | Community Care Service Update
30 November 2023 | Alpine Health's 27th Annual General Meeting sees staff and volunteers recognised.
30 November 2023 | The 2023 Otto R Schmalz Memorial Scholarship and the 2023 Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health recipients were announced today at the Alpine Health AGM, held at the Savoy Club, Myrtleford.
1 November 2023 | The 27th Alpine Health Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 30 November commencing at 2.00pm at Club Savoy, 252‑254 Great Alpine Road, Myrtleford.
1 November 2023 | The Minister for Health, the Hon. Mary-Anne Thomas MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time director positions at Alpine Health. The positions start on 1 July 2024 and appointments are for two to three years.
30 August 2023 | Alpine Health addresses the application of crib allowance.
23 August 2023 | Major construction works in Barwidgee Lodge, Myrtleford are now complete with the construction of 4 private ensuite bathrooms in B wing. Kiewa Valley house has commenced construction of two new private ensuite bathrooms.
22 August 2023 | Applications for the 2023 Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health are now open!
23 February 2023 | The 2022 Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health and the 2022 Otto R Schmalz Memorial Scholarship recipients were announced on Thursday 23 February at the Alpine Health AGM, held at Pioneer Park, Bright.
18 August 2023 | Today, we announced the launch of our new Strategic Service Plan 2023-2028 and Corporate Plan for 2023-2024.
16 August 2023 | Alpine Health Mount Beauty the recipient of a $187,000 donation from the Community Bank – Mount Beauty & District.
25 July 2023 | New speed bump installed at Myrtleford Hospital
7 June 2023 | Community Care Compliant with Aged Care Standards
5 June 2023 | On Friday 26 May Hawthorn Village held a celebration for residents and staff to commemorate 30 years since the Bright aged care facility opened its doors.
29 May 2023 | On Monday 29 May in recognition of National Reconciliation Week, 27 May to 3 June, Alpine Health held a ceremony to commemorate the raising of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Australian Flags at all three Alpine Health sites.
19 May 2023 | Alpine Health have been celebrating and recognising the work of their volunteers with a series of lunches across the Alpine and Indigo Shires during National Volunteer Week 2023, 15 - 21 May.
18 May 2023 | The Alpine Health Board of Directors invite you to help shape Alpine Health’s annual corporate strategic direction for the 2023-2024 financial year at its Corporate Planning Day 2023 on 31 May 2023.
16 May 2023 | Indigo residents with heart and lung conditions in Beechworth and Yackandandah now have local access to the Pulmonary and Cardiac Exercise and Education (PACE) program, called PACE@indigo to help clients manage their conditions.
16 May 2023 |The 2023 Bernece Delany Volunteer Award has been awarded to the Mt Beauty Gardening Girls who will receive a $500 donation to give to a community group of their choice.
5 May 2023 | The Community Based Meals will be held on an ongoing monthly basis and include a two course lunch meal (main and dessert).
The Myrtleford Community are getting ready for Mental Wellbeing Week #Bekindtoyourmind, 13 - 19 May.
17 March 2023 | Alpine Health is pleased to welcome two new members to our Community and Health Advisory Group (CHAG) – Libby Owen-Jones and Brigid Clarke.
8 March 2023 | The CEO’s of Alpine Health, Beechworth Health Service and Yackandandah Health have come together to renew the alliance agreement which commits the organisations to working together to deliver the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) under the indigo@home initiative.
23 February 2023 | Alpine Health’s 26th Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 23 February 2023 at The Pavilion in Bright, celebrated the 2021-2022 year by recognising the contribution of staff and volunteers to the organisation and health of our community.
22 February 2023 | Active Alpine Group and in partnership with the Bright Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Myrtleford have received a $301,000 grant under the Bushfire Recovery Local Community Grants Program to support the installation and sustainability of Outdoor Fitness Equipment in the Alpine Shire.
9 February 2023 | Alpine Health has kicked off the year with a number of positive achievements already underway starting with the recent notification of our successful accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.
8 February 2023 | Major construction works to aged care facilities in Myrtleford and Mount Beauty are underway starting with the construction of 4 private ensuite bathrooms in B wing at Barwidgee Lodge.
5 January 2023 | Alpine Health are trialing a number of new recruitment incentives both locally and internationally to attract the best talent to the region. The initial incentive campaign will operate until the 31 March 2023.
1 February 2023 | Share your thoughts and ideas on what matters most for health and aged care services in the Alpine Shire!
11 January 2023 | Notice is hereby given that the 26th Alpine Health Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 23 February commencing at 3.30pm in The Pavilion, Pioneer Park Recreation Reserve, 64-72 Coronation Avenue, Bright.
11 January 2023 | Alpine Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhys Gloury to the role of Health Services Manager for the Bright Hospital, starting in his new role Monday 9 January.
6 January 2023 | Alpine Health has a number of new opportunities for consumers and community members and we are now seeking expressions of interest from the community.
21 November 2022 | Help shape the strategic direction of Alpine Health health services for Service Plan 2023 -2028 by sharing your thoughts and ideas and what matters to you most!
27 October 2022 | If you think you have the skills, experience and passion for improving the health and well-being of your local community submit your application today. Join the Alpine Health Board of Directors and make a meaningful contribution to the Alpine Communities.
14 October 2022 | Alpine Health was named as one of three finalists in the Premier's Health Service of the Year Award (Small) category at the 16th Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.
26 September 2022 | The Bright Hospital Op Shop together with an anonymous private donor contributed $8400 to purchase a new Day Stay Infusion chair for the Bright Hospital.
13 September 2022 | Community Advice - Grass pollen season brings an increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma.
31 August 2022 | On the 1 July 2022, Alpine Health announced the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors. This brings the number of board members to nine.
31 August 2022 | The $1.52MIL Bright Health Precinct detailed planning phase is well underway with the Victorian Health Building Authority in a process that is expected to take another 6 months.
24 August 2022 | The Mount Beauty Hospital Op Shop have made a donation of $73,900 to Alpine Health Mt Beauty for the purchase of a state of the art the digital radiography system. The Konica Aero Digital Reader System will modernise the management of patient X Rays as they can now be processed and managed digitally and referred to specialists or regional centres.
17 August 2022 | Representatives from Alpine Health’s PACE program were invited to speak at the Australian Cardiovascular and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) conference in the Gold Coast in August and were awarded the prize for excellence in Clinical Practice.
27 July 2022 | Over the last 12 months or more, members of our Community and Health Advisory Group (CHAG) have been working with staff and the Board to re-define how CHAG operates.
27 July 2022 | Re-purposed Neonatal Resus Units find a home at Alpine Health.
21 July 2022 | Alpine Health today launched their Community Antenatal Care Clinic in conjunction with Northeast Health Wangaratta.
18 July 2022 | We are pleased to announce the release of Alpine Health’s first Gender Equality Action Plan.
5 July 2022 | In recognition of NAIDOC week Alpine Health was proud to launch their inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) on Tuesday 5 July.
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