Winter Community Newsletter Out Now

Winter has well and truly arrived, and so has the latest Central Highlands Rural Health Community Newsletter. This edition is packed with 24 pages of organisational news, patient stories and fundraising updates from the last few months to keep you informed and engaged as we try to keep warm during the colder months. We welcome […]


Macedon Ranges residents needing care in the home will now have medical equipment installed in their home more efficiently due to the new, larger van recently purchased and fitted out by Kyneton Health due to the generosity of donors. The van will support the Macedon Ranges Community Nursing team who provide services to patients in […]

The Best Care Project: Tax Appeal

Looking for ways to reduce your tax this financial year? Make a tax deductible donation before 30 June and you’ll help to provide quality health care for rural Victorians. We are currently seeking funding for: • A scalp cooling machine for our Oncology patients • Bladder scanners for our acute and district nursing patients • […]

Living and Ageing Well in Hepburn project launches Healthy Conversations

The Living and Ageing Well in Hepburn project and the healthy ageing hubs in Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford and Trentham will continue with the launch of a new health information series for the community. Healthy Conversations: Presented by Living and Ageing Well in Hepburn, are monthly events that will be held at each neighbourhood house within […]

Celebrating a Decade of the Rainbow Tick standards

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Rainbow Tick standards, we take a moment to reflect on the impact they have had on (LGBTIQA+) inclusivity in healthcare. Rainbow Tick accreditation, a program pioneered by Rainbow Health Australia, stands as a world-first quality framework designed to ensure safe and inclusive workplaces and services for the […]

Community Newsletter – Autumn 2024

Autumn has well and truly arrived, and so has the latest Central Highlands Rural Health Community Newsletter. This edition is packed with 24 pages of news, patient stories, building developments and fundraising updates from the last few months to keep you informed, engaged, and inspired as we head into the colder months. We welcome you […]

Healthy Ageing Hubs expand across Hepburn Shire

A pioneering healthy ageing project in the Hepburn Shire has been expanded to three additional Hepburn Shire towns of Daylesford, Trentham and Creswick after a successful pilot program in Clunes. The project is a result of a partnership between Clunes Neighbourhood House (CNH), Attitude – Ageing Well in Clunes, and Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) […]

Locals continue to show support for the future of Daylesford Health with generous donations

The Daylesford community are again showing how much they value their local health service through their generous gifts that help provide quality care to patients, residents and clients who receive essential hospital services, residential aged care, community nursing and community health programs provided by Daylesford Health. Their generosity is having an impact now and it […]

New Ultrasound Device for Dialysis Unit Arrives in time for World Kidney Day

Central Highlands Rural Health provides dialysis services to residents across the Hepburn Shire and Macedon Ranges Shire at our Daylesford and Kyneton campuses. Dialysis is life support treatment that does the job of the kidneys when they don’t work properly. Each treatment filters harmful waste, salt and excess fluid from the blood, and restores a […]

Daylesford Highland Gathering gives generously to Daylesford Health aged care

The Daylesford Highland Gathering Committee has donated $10,000 to Daylesford Health to be used to improve comfort levels for residents at Lumeah Lodge, its residential aged care facility. On the first Saturday in December for over 70 years, the Daylesford Highland Gathering has entertained crowds in Vincent Street Daylesford with a fundraising parade of Scottish […]