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Lung function service resumes

Latrobe Regional Hospital’s lung function testing service will resume from 4 July following the arrival of new equipment from Germany.

The service has been out of action for the past month after the lung function testing equipment was destroyed by a fire in the hospital’s consulting suites. The equipment which was insured, was funded by the Victorian Government last year coinciding with the reopening of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry.

The new Latrobe Lung Function facility has been set up in a treatment room on the first floor of the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre.

Lung function tests measure lung capacity and their effectiveness in distributing oxygen into the blood stream. Patients are usually referred to the testing service by their GP or specialist.

 

 

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Operation LRH targets surgical equipment

More than 10,000 surgical procedures are performed at our hospital each year. We'd like our surgical teams to have the most up to date equipment available to improve health outcomes for patients across Gippsland. 

Support Operation LRH to ensure we're able to provide our patients of all ages with the best possible outcome. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

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