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Telehealth allows south west cancer patients to receive treatment closer to home

A dedicated service for South West blood cancer patients, using telehealth is reducing the need for long, uncomfortable trips to Perth. This week is Telehealth Awareness Week (25 – 31 October 2019), shining the spotlight on how...[more]


Telehealth technology allows Great Southern doctors to treat patients all over WA

The Great Southern boasts the largest number of clinicians participating in the State’s first ‘virtual’ clinical hub, providing specialist support to doctors and nurses in emergency departments and hospitals across country...[more]


Telehealth saves Boulder resident thousands of kilometres in travel

Boulder resident Michael Doyle reckons he’s saved about 5000 kilometres in travel and more than three weeks away from home thanks to telehealth. This week is Telehealth Awareness Week (25 – 31 October 2019), shining the...[more]


Albany midwives give school students an insight into childbirth

The maternity ward at Albany Health Campus recently welcomed high school students for a practical science lesson as part of their studies into human reproduction. Clinical Nurse Manager Natasha Jeppesen said the students’ visits...[more]


Narrogin Health Service officially opened

Representing the Minister for Health, Agricultural Region MLC Darren West has officially opened the redeveloped Narrogin Health Service. The redevelopment is part of a $1.5 billion infrastructure modernisation program to improve...[more]


Broome doctor recognised for commitment to educating others

Broome ED district medical officer Dr David Forster has been honoured for his commitment to mentoring and teaching junior doctors. David was named Western Australian Clinical Educator of the Year 2019 by the Postgraduate Medical...[more]


Command Centre: the latest innovation in country healthcare

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Command Centre is the latest innovation in country healthcare, bringing together new and existing emergency and specialty services in a 24/7 ‘virtual’ clinical hub to support regional doctors...[more]

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