Welcome to our newest WHA member: Swan Hill District Health

Women’s Healthcare Australasia (WHA) is pleased to announce that Swan Hill District Health VIC has recently joined our membership community and we would like to warmly welcome them.

Swan Hill District Health is a 143 bed fully integrated rural public health service, employing around 630 staff; with an estimated catchment area of around 35,000 people. They are located on the Murray River in rural Victoria 344 km north west of Melbourne.

Swan Hill District Health provides a comprehensive and quality service for pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. They have a long history of caring for women and families as they make this important transition.

“Here at SHDH we are dedicated to the women and babies in our region. We want you to know, we are on your team and we are very proud to have chosen to work towards achieving Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) accreditation.”

More than 155 maternity healthcare services now belong to the WHA community, representing 83% of public births in Australia.

This depth of membership ensures that our community brings a rich array of expertise and experience to the mutual learning and sharing that occurs through our benchmarking, networking and events –we are thrilled to welcome Swan Hill District Health as they become a valuable member of our community.