Antonietta was born in San Giovanni Ceppaloni, in the province of Benevento, Italy. She was the first born to parents Carmine DeBlasio and Albina Maio. Antonetta had two siblings: a sister – Esterina – and a brother – Domenico. She attended four years of primary school in her hometown. Her later-to-be husband, Raffaele, went to […]
We wanted to offer our staff something special, because they are special. So, last week, we coupled our traditional “Spud Day” lunch with a “Staff Wellness Expo” where all our staff could get – amongst other things – financial information and a massage.
North Eastern Community Hospital support the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) by participating in Jeans for Genes Day On Friday 3rd August, our staff showed their support and helped raising funds by wearing their jeans to work! All we asked for was a gold coin donation. Every dollar raised helps scientists at CMRI discover treatments […]
It is NAIDOC Week and as I sit in the weak winter sunshine enjoying a cup of tea from my beautiful Aboriginal artwork mug hand-painted by a young Anangu woman from north of Ceduna, I cannot help but reflect on culture and the effect it has on us as individuals and on the organisational microcosms […]
Francesco was born in Tufara, Avellino, Italy, in 1929. As the eldest of seven children, he was called upon to work in the fields to help support the family from an early age. Many stories have been told of these times, during the war years. When his father was serving in the Army overseas, he […]
In a population of some 24 million, a staggering 25 per cent – or a shade over 6 million – Australians volunteer their time for one cause or another. That’s a most heartening figure and testament to the enormous generosity and community-mindedness of the average Aussie. It’s also something we at NECH know only too well, where our […]