(A further two Lismore Auxiliary members, Gwenda Shaw and Wendy Webster, were awarded certificates of appreciation at our 2017 AGM on November 16.)
Other achievements celebrated during the evening included our Camperdown Hospital staff having risen to the challenge of a 47.5% increase in inpatients during 2016-17 (2,229 compared to 2015-16’s 1,511). The 66-70 age group was the highest inpatient group, accounting for 10.27 %. The 61-65s were second at 10.05% and third was the 56-60s at 9.83%.
Guest speaker for the evening was horse trainer Darren Weir who, along with Camperdown Campus manager Janine Dureau-Finn, entertained guests with a Q&A session.
For the complete lowdown on SWH’s past 12 months’ work and outcomes click here www.southwesthealthcare.com.au then click on Home > Publications > Annual Reports
Meantime here's pics from the night (and those in them are listed from left to right):
photo 1: CEO Craig Fraser, life governor Lynette Stammberger and board chairman John Maher
photo 2: Volunteers Service Award recipients: Meals on Wheels’ Jan Ellis (10 years); CWA Evening Branch’s Valda Coverdale and Amanda Manifold (25); MOW’s Jenny Hillman (5); Camperdown & District Hospital Auxiliary’s Tony Dupleix (35); MOW’S Shirley Rantall (20), Ron Absalom (10) and Carmel Absalom (10); and CDHA’s Louise Ebbelaar (10). Absent: CDHA’s Lois Dupleix (35).
photo 3: Maree Ballyea, board chairman John Maher, Diane Maher and radiographer Diana Shelton
photo 4: Lolly Trolley volunteer Barb Boyd (centre) with board directors Bill Brown and Bernadette Northeast
photo 5: Anthony Finn, Ray Fryers and guest speaker Darren Weir
photo 6: Camperdown Hospital theatre manager Nikki Delaney, board director Jenny Waterhouse and Camperdown Hospital office supervisor Jess Van Den Berghe