The last newsletter for 2013 "Community Heatlh Matters Summer" is now available to view in our newsletter section.
On Wednesday 20th November 2013 the Banyule Community Health Board Chair (John Ferraro) and Deputy Chair (David McKenzie) and some BCH staff attended the Victorian Public Health Care Awards.
BCH were finalists in the following two categories in what is a very competitive field with independent judges chosen from across the health sector:
1. Primary Health Service of the Year for the achievements of the entire agency.
2. Outstanding achievement by an Individual or Team in Healthcare for the work of the Aboriginal Health Team
We are a very excited to announce that we are finalist in two of the following categories of the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards
Outstanding achievement by an individual or team in Healthcare;
Community programs – Aboriginal Health Team
Premier’s health services of the year award
Primary Health Service of the year award - Banyule Community Health
Paula Russell started at Banyule Community Health in April 2012 as a Aboriginal Health Allied Health Assistant Trainee.
The BCH medical Clinic reminds clients of the need for regular reviews, tests and immunisations
Banyule Community Health has been working in partnership with Dental Health Services Victoria on the Smiles 4 Miles Program since September 2012, raising awareness about the importance of healthy eating and oral health promotion amongst kindergarten children in Banyule.
BCH is expecting over 250 people to attend its Open Day on 23rd October 2013 at the West Heidelberg site. Utlising the spacious foyer, Thomas Rossell Room and the Childrens Space, BCH staff and community groups will be on display highlighting a special “Passport to good health” approach. There will be opportunities to speak directly to health staff and take away a range of health information and goodies.