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New TeleChemotherapy service brings treatment closer to home for country patients

Karratha Health Campus is the first site in Western Australia to launch a TeleChemotherapy service, enabling some Pilbara cancer patients who are receiving low risk treatments to have their treatment closer to home with support...[more]


How to save lives this snake season

Snake season has arrived and according to the WA Country Health Service’s Dr Andrew Jamieson, the organisation is more prepared than ever. “Potentially deadly snakebites are a reality for those of us who live and work in rural...[more]


Local ED expert helps guide launch of new Urgent Care Clinics

A local doctor in Bunbury Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) has been closely involved in the development of the new GP Urgent Care Clinic pilot program launched by the State Government this week. Dr Karen McKenna is an...[more]


Emergency department volunteers sought

The emergency department at Albany Health Campus is seeking volunteers to deliver a new program designed to support patients and staff in what can be an overwhelming environment. According to the WA Country Health Service’s...[more]


Kimberley mental health initiative wins Australasian award

An innovative program that brought Fitzroy Crossing young people and Elders together and resulted in a hip hop song about suicide prevention has won a top Australasian mental health award. The WA Country Health Service-led...[more]


Dynamic duo at Busselton recognised for excellent GP obstetric care

Dr Sarah Moore and Dr Peta Sadler, both GP obstetricians (GPOs) at Busselton Health Campus, have been recognised for their outstanding work. Dr Sarah Moore has been awarded the Fay Gale Scholarship to attend the third...[more]


Stroke team stride it out to promote powerful B.E.F.A.S.T. message

Ahead of national stroke week next week WA Country Health South West allied health staff have gone to great lengths to demonstrate their commitment to promoting the need for a rapid response to stroke. Some of the staff formed a...[more]

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