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Bunbury's artistic approach to breaking down barriers and building cultural respect wins praise

The launch of an Aboriginal art trail at Bunbury Hospital has won universal praise as a positive and innovative way to influence culture and build respect. The trail which includes a mix of 14 paintings and murals positioned...[more]


Temporary measures in place for parking as Northam Health Service redevelopment continues

The Northam Health Service redevelopment is progressing with completion of the new chemotherapy and staff training areas expected in the next three months. The redevelopment includes installation of a canopy over the entrance to...[more]


Innovative donation fascinates and supports Dongara ED patients

The Eneabba Mingenew Health Service emergency department were gifted an AccuVein infrared vein finder last month to assist clinicians in inserting cannula tubes into patient’s veins. The $10,000 donation was made by the Dongara...[more]


Access to Merredin Health Service changes as redevelopment progresses

The new entrance and reception to the Merredin Health Service will open to visitors and patients at 8.00am on Tuesday 19 March. All visitors to the health service and clients attending ambulatory care, pathology, medical imaging...[more]


Midwest drug and alcohol workers honoured nationally

Two members of WA Country Health Service’s Midwest Community Alcohol and Drug Service team were recognised at the 2018 National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference in Adelaide last month. Tracey Saylor and Annette Pepper...[more]


Statement from first responders: Indian Ocean Drive

As country based clinicians, we are adept at treating patients in extreme circumstances and what occurred yesterday on Indian Ocean Drive was no different.   We only did what we believe any other person with our training would...[more]


Coastal towns named WA’s most improved for immunisations

The WA Country Health Service’s Nancy Birch is praising the communities of Augusta, Margaret River and Busselton after they were named as having Western Australia’s most improved immunisation rates for 2017/18. Declared at the...[more]

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