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Telehealth Awareness Week 2020 is here!

This week marks Telehealth Awareness Week (TAW20) where the WA Country Health Service is shining a light on our continued progress in harnessing technology to enable a better, more equitable health system. Between March and June...[more]


Important COVID-19 update for Port Hedland

The Vega Dream vessel has sailed from its anchorage off Port Hedland and is enroute to the Philippines. The clearance for the vessel’s departure was given by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. In line with its commitment...[more]


Important COVID-19 update for Port Hedland

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) can confirm that a vessel off Port Hedland, the Vega Dream, had a crew member transferred from the vessel and taken to Hedland Health Campus for clinical care overnight. This crew member has...[more]


Albany radiation oncology service one step closer for local residents

The tender for the forward works as part of the $13.1 million Albany radiation oncology service is set to be awarded next month, with construction earmarked for December. When complete, the project will deliver a specialised...[more]


Country communities to receive specialist stroke advice 24/7

Around 700 people in rural Western Australia suffer from a new stroke every year, with regional Australians 19 per cent more likely to suffer a stroke than those living in metropolitan areas. Due to their geographical location,...[more]


Port Hedland community forum: Patricia Oldendorff vessel outbreak response

Join the Minister for Health, Hon. Roger Cook, Minister for Ports, Hon. Alannah MacTiernan, Chief Health Officer Dr Andy Robertson, WAMAT Mission Lead Dr Tudor Codreanu and WA Country Health Service Chief Executive Jeff Moffet...[more]


Important COVID-19 update for Port Hedland

You may be aware that there is a vessel currently anchored off the coast of Port Hedland with two crew members on board who have tested positive for COVID-19. It’s important you have access to the facts and understand there is...[more]

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