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Community Advisory Committee


Latrobe Regional Hospital has a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) which meets every second month.

The group provides a community perspective on care and services provided by LRH. It also reviews and endorses patient information brochures and participates in audits of our food service.

The CAC receives an extensive briefing about a particular service at LRH each meeting to increase its awareness and understanding. It’s an opportunity for members to ask questions and share the views of the wider community

During the year, our CAC takes part in fortnightly quality and safety walk-rounds to learn about some of the activities staff had undertaken to improve care for patients.

Our community members during 2016-17 were:

Vicki Hamilton OAM (Newborough)

John Smethurst (Hazelwood North)

Ray Watson (Newborough)

Rita Fleming (Traralgon)

Rika Delaney (Traralgon)

Chelsea Caple (Leongatha)

Brodie Logue (Hazelwood North)


For information on the Community Advisory Committee contact the Governance Unit on 5173 8583.

Tax Time - Focus on Falls

The end of the financial year is a time many people contribute to fundraising causes. You can donate online to our Focus on Falls Campaign as we raise money to purchase bed alarms for patients at risk of falling in our hospital. On average, one patient falls at LRH every day. We don't want it to be you or someone you love. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

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Telephone: 03 5173 8000 - Fax: 03 5173 8444

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10 Village Avenue, Traralgon West, Victoria, 3844
PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
ABN: 18 128 843 652

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