Big bed push is the way to pay – SCHS

SUNRAYSIA Community Health Services (SCHS) is hopeful staff members will be pushing hospital beds down Deakin Avenue collecting donations in bed pans in the future, if all goes well with its inaugural Easter Appeal.

This year, for the first time, the organisation is holding its own community Easter Appeal to raise funds to establish a parenting service that provides a place for families to receive support.

“I’m a nurse and came over from the Mildura Base Hospital, where they used to do the annual bed push before the hospital was privatised,” SCHS chief executive Simone Heald said.

“When I moved to my current role, one of the things I wanted to do was reinvigorate that and do some fundraising as well as help promote our services and connect with the community.

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