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Dental care wait list pain

Patients are facing more than a two year wait for public dental care in the St Albans electorate. Figures released by the Australian Dental Association...

Take the next step

Watergardens Town Centre and the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation are joining forces. Watergardens Walkers, an initiative helping the community increase fitness and improve health, was...

Healthy outlook for St Albans hub

Plans to transform the Sunshine Health, Wellbeing and Education Precinct are open for public feedback. A draft plan to guide the area’s development has been...

The physics of success

George Hanna loves physics because “it makes sense”. He says there’s solutions to most problems, regardless of how difficult they may be to find. But Mr...

Sunshine left holding the babies

Sunshine Hospital says it’s ready to lend a hand to neighbouring hospitals buckling under the strain of high demand on their maternity services. Werribee Mercy...

Pop in for cancer chat

A pop-up shop in Caroline Springs is encouraging the community to talk about cancer. The Let’s Talk About Cancer pop-up site will be set up...

Great expectations for stencils

The words of Charles Dickens still inspire readers more than a century after his death. Now, Brimbank council is hoping the words of the great...

Dress rehearsal for life

Victoria University has unveiled two multi-million dollar simulation laboratories for its paramedic, nursing and midwifery students at its St Albans campus. The laboratories are equipped...

Don’t be a dill with pills

Pharmacists are encouraging community members to check their medicine cabinets and get rid of unwanted or expired medicines. It is estimated that there are millions...

Health bus for mums. bubs

A newly converted mobile bus will provide additional maternal and child health services to parts of Brimbank. Brimbank mayor Margaret Giudice said the bus was...

More services needed for premature babies

A Werribee South mother has called for Wyndham’s maternity services to be expanded to cater for babies born between 24 and 32 weeks’ gestation. Jody...

Life savers of the west

Two Ambulance Victoria graduate paramedics have walked starkly different paths on their journey to calling the western suburbs home. It was while working in Timor-Leste...

Purple reigns in St Albans

A St Albans pharmacy got a splash of purple last week to raise money and awareness for a cause close to their hearts. Pharmacy 4...

Program kicks goals

Delahey man Terry Charles credits the Sons of the West program with helping him through a...

Program kicks goals

Delahey man Terry Charles credits the Sons of the West program with helping him through a tough time in his life, and he is...

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Lions sticking to the processes

Taylors Lakes coach Steve Burns couldn’t have asked for much more since taking over at the Essendon District Football League division 2 club. While the...