Tag Archives: Wayne Champion

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 services on hold at Waikerie Hospital…BABY BLUES

A SEVERE lack of health professionals in Waikerie has led to birthing services being put on hold for over six weeks, meaning locals – including five pregnant women – will have to travel at least an hour for the care they need.