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Sound partnership between WA Country Health Service and Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service improves kid’s ears

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) led Ear Nose Throat (ENT) service via telehealth, known as TeleENT is improving access to important medical services for Kimberley communities with assistance from the Kimberley Aboriginal...[more]


Growing our Aboriginal leaders in the Kimberley

Seventeen current and emerging Aboriginal leaders from the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Kimberley workforce have recently commenced their leadership journey. Participants will undertake the Certificate IV in Leadership and...[more]


Northam Health Service ED temporarily relocating

Northam Health Service’s Emergency Department (ED) will temporarily relocate from 22 December while important maintenance work is carried out. WA Country Health Service Regional Director – Wheatbelt Rachele Ferrari said that...[more]


Margaret River welcomes first baby born via water birth

The Margaret River Hospital has welcomed its first baby born via water birth. Baby Doug arrived on 6 October to his proud parents Amy and John. In a water birth, the mother is immersed in water to labour and birth her child. It...[more]


SafeWA app keeping businesses and patrons COVID safe

Mandatory contact registers at relevant businesses and venues will be introduced from 5 December 2020. Maintaining a contact register is an extra safety measure and one of the most effective ways to control the spread of...[more]


Smoke-free staff and consumers at Bunbury Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

The Bunbury Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Bunbury Health Campus became a 100 per cent smoke-free environment on Tuesday 15 September 2020 and just two months on has shown amazing results. Several staff members...[more]


Care Opinion website drives health service improvements and achieves milestone of 2000 stories from regional WA

The WA Country Health Service thanks Western Australia’s regional residents for taking time to comment on their experiences in the health system, as the Care Opinion website marks 2,000 stories from regional WA. Care Opinion is...[more]

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