Andrew’s Story – Homelessness Week

5th August 2019

While homeless, Andrew lost his brother to suicide. When he received the news, he wandered the streets in a state of shock.“I remember walking into cohealth Central City around 3:30pm,” he recalls. “They were closing at 4pm. I walked in and I broke down. I felt so much pain and...

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National Diabetes Week – It’s time to get back to basics

17th July 2019

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing health conditions in Australia. Every day around 80 Victorians develop diabetes. The latest figures show that 333,000 Victorians have been diagnosed with diabetes. In addition, Diabetes Victoria estimates that 125,000 Victorians don’t know that they have type 2 diabetes and a further 750,000...

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cohealth welcomes Virginia Lewis as first Research Chair

1st July 2019

cohealth are pleased to announce the appointment of La Trobe University Professor Virginia Lewis as the inaugural cohealth Research Chair. Professor Lewis is a health services researcher and evaluator with more than 25 years of experience.Professor Lewis has worked over many years with the Victorian primary and community health sectors...

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A fresh look for a stronger cohealth

18th June 2019

cohealth has evolved significantly in the four and a half years since it was founded. To mark these changes, we now have a refreshed brand which is underpinned by our strategic direction and our vision for ‘healthy communities, healthy people’. In delivering our vision and mission, we remain explicitly committed...

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Results from the 2018 client survey

4th June 2019

The results from the 2018 Department of Human Services client survey are back. Thank you to everyone who gave feedback and to the volunteers and staff that helped with the survey. This year we heard from 407 people and improved in 25 areas compared to 2017. 94% of people rated...

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