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Broome doctor named Australian Clinical Educator of the year

A long-term WA Country Health Service clinician has won the Australian Clinical Educator of the Year award for his work in training remote doctors. Based at Broome Health Campus, district medical officer Dr David Forster was...[more]


Public Health specialist appointed to new Director role

Dr Marisa Gilles is providing leadership in public health and disease prevention for country communities across the State in a newly created role as Director of Public Health Medicine with WA Country Health Service (WACHS). Dr...[more]


Nominate a rural health professional for outstanding health care

The WA Country Health Service and Rural Health West are asking people living in rural Western Australia to nominate a health professional for the People’s Choice Award at the 2020 WA Rural Health Awards. With less than two weeks...[more]


Drop that smoke video spreads smoke-free message

The Ngamari Free and Indigenous Hip Hop Project teams produced an informative music video over the school holidays earlier this year to spread the message of “drop that smoke” to keep the Wheatbelt smoke-free. Ngamari Free...[more]


Upgrades celebrated with official openings in the Wheatbelt

The hard work of our staff involved with redevelopments in the Wheatbelt has been celebrated recently with a series of official openings. The $50m redeveloped Narrogin Health Service was the first of these official openings...[more]


HEAL program success leads to Health Awards nomination

Following its successful implementation and having made a tangible impact on the health of residents in WA’s Wheatbelt, the Healthy Eating Activity Lifestyle (HEAL™) program was nominated for a WA Health Excellence...[more]


Midwest’s world-first mental health project in running for top award

Access, demand and working in partnership are the key drivers in a world-first reform project which is significantly improving mental health services in the Midwest. The Midwest Mental Health and Community Alcohol and Drug...[more]

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