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Help shape the future of health in WA

Expressions of interest open on Wednesday for members of Western Australia's five new public health service governing councils. Health Minister Kim Hames said the nine-member councils would play an important role in planning,...[more]


New Community Paramedic Service for Wickham and Roebourne

Wickham and Roebourne now have their first, fully qualified community paramedic. Community Paramedic Paul Willett, who will cover the paramedic sub-centres in both towns, said his position would help to support and grow the...[more]


Aboriginal scholarships boost health in the Pilbara

Port Hedland's Harriet Fitzpatrick is one of seven dedicated WA Country Health Service Aboriginal employees recently awarded a "Make a Difference" scholarship to assist with the costs of pursuing further study.  Media...[more]


First nurse practitioner for country health program

The first nurse practitioner to be appointed under the State Government's $565million Southern Inland Health Initiative will work in the Eastern Wheatbelt region, Health Minister Kim Hames said today.  To view the full media...[more]


Six new doctors first to sign up to initiative

Six towns in a large area of southern Western Australia will benefit from having greater access to a doctor thanks to the $565million Southern Inland Health Initiative, which is ushering in a new era in country health. To view...[more]


DVD benefits people with chronic health conditions

A DVD to improve the quality of life for people with chronic health conditions was launched at the WA Health Conference today. The DVD 'Self Managing Your Long Term Condition' encourages people with long-term conditions to...[more]


New specialist program improving emergency care in Pilbara

Karratha residents now have specialists trained in emergency medical care thanks to a pilot program that brings emergency medicine specialists from Royal Perth Hospital and interstate to Nickol Bay Hospital. Media statement [more]

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