Come Celebrate The Eudunda Hospital Centenary Next Weekend – Sunday 9th October 2022
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Come Celebrate The Eudunda Hospital Centenary Next Weekend – Sunday 9th October 2022

Eudunda Hospital Centenary celebrations are planned for Sunday 9th October 2022 in front of the Hospital from 11am to 4pm. The community are warmly encouraged and welcomed to attend this important event in the history of Eudunda Hospital, together with dignataries, senior health staff, Goyder Councillors, Members of Parliament, and past and present staff of…

The Eudunda Hospital Centenary Sunday 9th October 2022
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The Eudunda Hospital Centenary Sunday 9th October 2022

Eudunda Hospital Centenary celebrations are planned for Sunday 9th October 2022 in front of the Hospital from 11am to 4pm. The community are warmly encouraged and welcomed to attend this important event in the history of Eudunda Hospital, together with dignataries, senior health staff, Goyder Councillors, Members of Parliament, and past and present staff of…

Lead up to the Eudunda Hospital Centenary
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Lead up to the Eudunda Hospital Centenary

(Next instalment of the history of Eudunda Hospital prior to the Centenary celebrations to be held on the 9th Oct 2022.) Eudunda Hospital was redeveloped to include aged care in the 1990’s, but remained an acute hospital providing emergency services and medical admissions. In 2000, major renovations saw the ‘new look’ hospital with administration and…

The Eighties and Nineties at  Eudunda Hospital
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The Eighties and Nineties at Eudunda Hospital

(Next instalment of the history of Eudunda Hospital prior to the Centenary celebrations to be held on the 9th Oct 2022.) In 1980, the covered walkway between the Hospital and Hostel was completed. During 1980, 2,534 meals were supplied by the Hospital for Meals on Wheels. Erna Handke and Yvonne Schulz were thanked for their…

Eudunda Hospital – The Quiet Sixties and Seventies Outreach and Expansion
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Eudunda Hospital – The Quiet Sixties and Seventies Outreach and Expansion

(Next instalment of the history of Eudunda Hospital prior to the Centenary celebrations to be held on the 9th Oct 2022.) The sixties were the quiet years with the work of caring for the sick and needy provided with dedicated care by doctors and nursing staff. Mr. Eddie Handke was chairman of the Board and…

The Remarkable Forties and Progressive Fifties
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The Remarkable Forties and Progressive Fifties

The forties were a remarkable time for both medical science and Eudunda Hospital. Penicillin was used for the first time in South Australia, and immunisation against diphtheria became general, followed by immunisation against a wide range of diseases over the years. The guarding against German measles probably had the most impact on society. The polio…

Running the Eudunda Hospital 1922-1939
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Running the Eudunda Hospital 1922-1939

(Next instalment of the history of Eudunda Hospital prior to the Centenary celebrations to be held on the 9th Oct 2022.) In the early years when the Hospital was very busy, sisters were employed from Adelaide. They would travel up by train, and the Board always paid their train fare. Mr. Rawolle built the labour…

The Realisation of a Dream to Establish a Hospital at Eudunda
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The Realisation of a Dream to Establish a Hospital at Eudunda

On December 2nd 1920, when in the presence of a large gathering Governor Sir Archibald Weigall laid the foundation stone for the Eudunda Hospital. At last the residents of the district could see the progress that their money and effort had achieved and in imagination they could visualise the end result – a house of…

Eudunda Hospital To Celebrate 100 Years Of Serving The Community With Open Day On 9th Oct 2022
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Eudunda Hospital To Celebrate 100 Years Of Serving The Community With Open Day On 9th Oct 2022

Eudunda HospitalCelebrating 100 YearsOpen Day – 9th Oct 202211am to 4pmALL WELCOME Eudunda Hospital Centenary celebrations are planned for Sunday 9th October 2022 in front of the Hospital at 11am to 4pm. The community are warmly encouraged and welcomed to attend this important event in the history of Eudunda and district, together with dignitaries, being…

Caring Volunteers Needed For Eudunda Hostel & Kapunda Homes
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Caring Volunteers Needed For Eudunda Hostel & Kapunda Homes

Do you have a caring and nurturing nature? Do you have the want to give back to your community? Do you love the elderly? Do you have time to donate? Perhaps you are recently retired and looking for your “retirement career”? The answer is volunteering! The Eudunda Hostel which is co-located at the Eudunda Hospital…

Volunteers Needed For Eudunda Hostel & Kapunda Homes
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Volunteers Needed For Eudunda Hostel & Kapunda Homes

Do you have a caring and nurturing nature? Do you have the want to give back to your community? Do you love the elderly? Do you have time to donate? Perhaps you are recently retired and looking for your “retirement career”? The answer is volunteering! The Eudunda Hostel which is co-located at the Eudunda Hospital…

Tele-Health: Improving Access to Health Care in Rural and Remote Australia – Free Webinar 27th Aug 2021
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Tele-Health: Improving Access to Health Care in Rural and Remote Australia – Free Webinar 27th Aug 2021

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) is excited to host the next event in our Regions Rising Webinar Series – Tele-Health: Improving Access to Health Care in Rural and Remote Australia. Australia is on the cusp of a new era, one in which regional Australian towns have the opportunity to grow and thrive like never before….

Day Care Centre Gardens Refreshed By Hospital Garden Volunteers
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Day Care Centre Gardens Refreshed By Hospital Garden Volunteers

Landscaping Gravel Enhances Garden Surrounding Day Care Centre At Eudunda Hospital Eudunda Hospital Garden Committee were fortunate to receive grant funding from Goyder Council for landscaping gravel to tidy and beautify the surrounds to the Day Care Centre. A group of volunteers recently removed old dead shrubs to make way for new hardy shrubs. The…