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Country clinicians dedicated to reducing illness rates among Aboriginal people

A finalist in the 2019 Health Excellence Awards, the Pina Karnpi Pilot Project aims to reduce instances of ear disease in Aboriginal children by offering ear health screenings at the same time as childhood immunisation. The data...[more]


Back to Country a frontrunner for health awards

A unique mental health program that connects Aboriginal men and women back to their land is in the running for a major health award. The Back to Country program is a finalist in the WA Health Excellence Awards category three –...[more]


Digital campaign increases engagement nominated for excellence awards

A digital campaign increasing engagement between health services providers and its regional community was nominated in the WA Health Excellence Awards. Eastern Wheatbelt Primary Health Service’s (EWPHS) Fit for Print campaign...[more]


Population Health team in running for major health award

An electronic tool designed to boost community health outcomes in rural WA was selected as a finalist in the 2019 WA Health Excellence Awards. The Community Health Information System (CHIS) provides a single, standardised...[more]


Redeveloped Merredin Health Service and new Mukinbudin Health Centre officially opened

Representing the Minister for Health, Agricultural Region MLC Laurie Graham has officially opened the redeveloped Merredin Health Service and the new Mukinbudin Health Centre. The redevelopment is part of a $1.5 billion...[more]


Telehealth works for regional kid’s ear health

Linking regional children with Perth-based specialists via telehealth has provided an essential service to more than 50 children since February 2017. Telehealth takes a contemporary approach to providing health care to rural...[more]


Telehealth allows Kimberley mums-to-be to attend maternity classes

Childbirth and parenting classes delivered by telehealth are empowering Kimberley women, providing them with knowledge and the chance to discuss parenting queries without leaving their communities. This week is Telehealth...[more]

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