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Country ambulance strategy underway: $9.2 million for high priority recommendations

The first phase of implementation of WA’s country ambulance strategy is underway and will include six new ambulances and a two-year pilot to put paid paramedics into the Kimberley. Of the $9.2 earmarked, $1.6 million will see...[more]


Country health command centre marks its first year

One year on from its official launch, the WA Country Health Service's Command Centre has enabled specialist level care on country for more than 21,000 Western Australians living in regional WA. The 24/7 virtual clinical hub is...[more]


Albany radiation oncology groundwork to commence next month

Lifesaving radiation oncology services will arrive in the Great Southern for the first time with BGC Construction Pty Ltd awarded the contract to deliver forward works on the project. A vital step in establishing the service,...[more]


WA Country Health Service celebrates NAIDOC Week 8-15 November

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is one of the lead agencies charged with improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people and consequently, views NAIDOC Week as an important opportunity to reflect on our achievements and our...[more]


Goldfields breast cancer support increased

The collaborative WA Country Health Service (WACHS) and Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) TeleLymphoedema service has expanded to Kalgoorlie Health Campus to further support breast cancer related lymphoedema treatment locally via...[more]


Reduce your drinking to reduce your risk

In Western Australia, one person dies every three days from alcohol-caused cancer. Alcohol is classified as a Group 1 carcinogen which means there is no doubt it causes cancer, just like tobacco and asbestos – in fact, alcohol...[more]


Celebrating our achievements

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is proud to release its 2019-20 Annual Report. With almost half the year presenting unprecedented challenges for healthcare in Western Australia putting the spotlight on the pandemic...[more]

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