New procedure protecting prostate cancer patients
Northeast Health Wangaratta has commenced a new procedure to help reduce radiation exposure to prostate cancer patients during their treatment. The new procedure involves inserting a rectal spacer between the…
Embracing equity on International Women’s Day
Northeast Health Wangaratta has continued key conversations around gender equity as it heads towards International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March. The international theme for 2023 is #embraceequity and the…
Vital Signs Appeal
NHW has just launched a new fundraising campaign to replace 44 Vital Signs Monitors that are at end of life.
Annual Staff Awards
Our 2021-2022 Staff Awards recognise the academic, professional and research endeavours of our staff, and thank those who have dedicated many years of service to Northeast Health Wangaratta. Scholarship awards…
A thriving midwifery group program
What can we learn from one of the longest-running regional midwifery programs? By political reporter Georgia Hitch Posted Sun 22 Jan 2023 at 5:42amSunday 22 Jan 2023 at 5:42am, updated Sun 22 Jan 2023…
$1.9m funding for new MRI and Fluoroscopy Unit
Northeast Health Wangaratta has been allocated $1.9 million in Victorian Government funding to purchase a new MRI machine and Fluoroscopy Unit to improve diagnostics and patient outcomes.
Strength in diversity
As Wangaratta’s largest employer with around 1600 staff, it is no surprise that NHW’s workforce is one of the most diverse in the Rural City.
Epic careers in caring for others
Karyn Holwell and Lois Foley have spent almost 50 years as nurses at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) and both remain passionate about their careers.
A continuous learning curve
Kevin Vaughan has experienced and initiated significant change in his 35 years at NHW.
Making the right career choice
A six month stint as a social worker locum extends to 27 years of achievement for Jacqui Verdon at Northeast Health Wangaratta.
A familiar face in a changing world
Yvonne Gibson began her career at the health service 22 years ago when it was known as the Wangaratta District Base Hospital.
Our selfless volunteers
NHW is the region’s largest employer and alongside our paid workforce are the volunteers who selflessly give their time each week to those in the hospital system.