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Kimberley nurse takes out 2019 WA Nurse of the Year

Andrea Rieusset, Nurse Practitioner in Emergency at Fitzroy Crossing Hospital, was last night named winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal Health category of the WA Nursing Midwifery Awards and 2019 WA Nurse of the Year....[more]


Opportunity to have your say on mental health, alcohol and drug strategy for the South West

Community input at a series of upcoming forums will be vital to the development of a new regional mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) strategy according to a WA Country Health Service (WACHS) spokesperson. Manager of...[more]


WA Country Health Service honoured with inaugural Patient Opinion Award

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) took home the inaugural Patient Opinion Award for dedication to improving patient experience at the annual Health Consumer Excellence Awards on 30 April 2019. The accolade was awarded based...[more]


Emergency Telehealth Service fuelled by more than chocolate over Easter with busiest day recorded for 2019

The Emergency Telehealth Service was busier than the Easter Bunny over the long weekend (Friday 19 to Monday 22 April 2019) with 292 country patients receiving specialist health care via videoconferencing technology. The WA...[more]


Partnerships lead to picture perfect Beverley health care

Beverley Health Service has received a colourful makeover from local artist Marlene Willson following a partnership between the health service and the Local Health Advisory Group. The partnership began with Michelle Bauer,...[more]


Geraldton’s renal services provide Derek with more time with grandkids

The WA Country Health Service’s Geraldton Renal Dialysis Unit facilitates 108 haemodialysis treatments every week for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, making this week’s Kidney Health Week (8-14 April 2019) an important date...[more]


First class rehab service is helping South West patients get back on their feet faster

Patients recovering from a stroke or orthopaedic surgery can now access more specialised rehabilitation treatment closer to home thanks to a new program.  The program involves a cohesive service across the region, with a...[more]

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