Urgent Care Centre at Daylesford Health returns to usual operating hours

Daylesford Health’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC) has returned to its usual operating hours, and is open 24/7. Thank you for your understanding and support, as we navigated some staffing shortages and COVID-19 cases. At our local Urgent Care Centres in Daylesford and Kyneton, we ensure you access the care that is most appropriate for your […]

Minister for Health Views Plans for Daylesford Hospital Redevelopments

We were thrilled to welcome Minister for Health, the Hon. Martin Foley MP, to Daylesford Hospital last week to tour the current facilities and view plans for the future. Minister Foley met with Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) Board and Executives to discuss the current government-funded theatre upgrade project. Minister for Health Martin Foley said, […]


Daylesford Hospital was officially opened on 22 May 1862 so this May, we are celebrating 160 years of serving the people of Daylesford and the surrounding districts! Yesterday our Board of Directors and Executives were pleased to meet with Mary-Anne Thomas MP, Hepburn Shire Council’s Mayor Drylie, Cr Henderson, Cr Hewitt, Cr Hood, the Daylesford […]

We care about your opinion!

We are pleased to launch a new way to receive feedback from the community – via Care Opinion. Care Opinion is an independent online platform (website) where anyone can share their stories about their experience of care.  The site covers health, aged care and community services in Australia, giving service users, their families and carers […]

CHRH Community Newsletter – Autumn 2022

Our Autumn 2022 Community Newsletter is out now! In this edition, we have lots of news to share, including: • Daylesford Hospital – celebrating 160 years, and the presentation of the new Masterplan to redevelop this precinct • Creswick Health Residential Aged Care – redevelopment update • Celebrating anniversaries for our Treehouse program • Visitor […]

Mother’s Day Competition – WIN 1 of 2 high tea boxes for 4 people!

Enter now and win a delicious box of treats to give to a Mumma who deserves to be spoilt! To enter you must order a high tea box (for 2 or 4 people) by midday on Friday 29th April 2022.  ORDER NOW: www.givenow.com.au/mothersday2022 (online orders only) Pick up your order on any day except Monday, […]

ACUTE (Hospital): Visiting Hours and Requirements – UPDATE

We are looking forward to welcoming families and carers as they visit their loved one in our care.   We have new visiting hours for our acute (hospital) areas: Creswick Health: 10:00am-3:00pm Daylesford Health: 10:00am-3:00pm Kyneton Health: 10:00am-5:00pm If you would like to visit outside of these times, please contact the nurse in charge at […]

CHRH Celebrates Diversity at ChillOut Street Parade

On Sunday 13th March, Central Highlands Rural Health staff and their families marched in the 25th ChillOut street parade in Daylesford.  The event was an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of our employees, patients, clients and the communities in which we provide healthcare services.  The crowd showed overwhelming support for our organisation with many members […]

Healthy Lunchbox Week 2022

Healthy Lunchbox Week from 6th – 12th February is an initiative of Nutrition Australia which provides timely information at the beginning of term 1 for families as they return to the daily routine of preparing lunchboxes. Packing school lunches can be frustrating at times as we try and navigate the wide variety of snack options […]