Welcome to Portland District Health

Providing safe and cost effective primary, acute and aged care services to resident of the Portland district.

Portland District Health services the Glenelg Shire with major population centres being the city of Portland and the townships of Heywood, Narrawong, Tyrendarra and Nelson.

The population which we service is approximately 16,739.

Our vision is that Portland District Health will deliver excellence in health services through continually challenging ourselves to do better and creatively meeting the needs of the community by listening, living and working together.

Latest Documents

3 Jul 2014
Portland District Health invites tenders for the provision of the following goods: Fruit and Vegetable Supply 2014 - 001 Gardening Services 2014 - 002 Security Services 2014 - 003 Meat Supply 2014 - 004 
19 Jun 2014


Volunteers play a vital role within Portland District Health.

For more information about areas where volunteers assist our patient, clients and staff or to register your interest as a new volunteer, click here.

Portland Aluminium - Partnering Stronger Communities

Learn how PDH has partnered with Portland Aluminium to create an emergency transfer fund, providing accommodation and/or return airfares to immediate family members of younger patients who have been transferred from Portland to Melbourne for emergency care. [read more]

Latest News

Tuesday 22 July 2014
United Way Glenelg (UWG) is helping to build literacy rich home environments by donating FREE children’s books to every baby born at Portland District Health (PDH). [read more]
Wednesday 9 July 2014
1 in 9 women will get breast cancer. 75% of women diagnosed are over 50.  [read more]
Wednesday 9 July 2014
A new fee structure has been implemented at Portland’s Harbourside Lodge to follow the new Federal Government Living Longer, Living Better Reforms. [read more]
Tuesday 8 July 2014
A new stabilisation cot given to Portland District Health will help when babies need to transfer to larger hospitals. [read more]

News Briefs

Thursday 12 June 2014:  
Portland District Health is an important part of the local community and appreciates the terrific support it receives from local organisations and community groups. [more info]
Tuesday 6 May 2014:  
Portland District Health offers a range of health services for people who meet the criteria for HACC: [more info]
Friday 2 May 2014:  
Portland District Health and Active Health Portland offer a comprehensive podiatry for the local community. [more info]
Thursday 13 March 2014:  
Portland District Health and Active Health Portland offer a broad range of health education and exercise programs that help people return to good health. [more info]
Thursday 6 March 2014:  
Portland District Health is part of a state-wide health network and enjoys close connections with regional and metropolitan hospitals. [more info]
Monday 17 February 2014:  
Portland District Health provides safe surgical procedures covering a range of disciplines. More local people are turning to PDH for their orthopaedic surgery with excellent outcomes. [more info]