Tag Archives: Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network

Barmera aged care facilities re-accredited despite compliance issues, but…‘Getting better all the time’

CONTINUAL improvement is credited with earning two Barmera aged care facilities re-accreditation, despite failing to meet compliance on several Aged Care Quality Standards.

30 births a year: Waikerie midwifery shortage tied to numbers… LESS BABIES, LESS STAFF

THE relatively low number of babies born at Waikerie Hospital – believed to be around 30 last year – could be impacting the facility’s ability to retain midwifery staff and its chances of resuming birthing services.

Birthing service suspension ‘may be extended’

SUSPENSION of birthing services at the Waikerie Hospital could continue past the scheduled reopening date while staff are sourced, according to a health network chief executive.