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HEALTH ALERT: Severe tropical cyclone Veronica

The WA Country Health Service has confirmed the appropriate procedures are in place at Karratha and Hedland Health Campuses as well as Onslow Health Service to see service delivery continue throughout a cyclone. Given the...[more]


Bunbury ED staff reunite with Levi following lifesaving treatment last year

Staff in Bunbury Hospital’s Emergency Department were delighted to recently reunite with one of their former patients, 22 month old Levi Smith. Levi sustained multiple severe injuries last year after he was accidentally run over...[more]


Country nurses and midwives make up more than 50 per cent of finalists

Half of the 38 finalists announced in the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are WA Country Health Service nurses and midwives from regional and remote Western Australia The WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards...[more]


Access to Merredin Health Service changes as redevelopment progresses

The new entrance and reception to the Merredin Health Service will open to visitors and patients at 8.00am on Tuesday 19 March. All visitors to the health service and clients attending ambulatory care, pathology, medical imaging...[more]


Bob's new knee notches up a milestone at Busselton

When Busselton resident and retiree Bob Shaw underwent surgery at Busselton Health Campus for a knee replacement recently, he was unaware that he’d achieved local notoriety amongst staff. Mr Shaw became the focus of attention...[more]


Inaugural parenting course for Dads proves popular

A Circle of Security (COS) parenting course offered to Dads in the Busselton region has generated overwhelmingly positive feedback. Jill Rogers, Community Health Nurse with WA Country Health Service's Naturaliste Community...[more]


Bunbury leading the way with positive birth education programs

Bunbury Hospital has broken new ground by becoming one of the first public hospitals in Australia to offer a Positive Birth Program for expecting parents for free.   Midwife and coordinator of the program, Kasey Biggar said the...[more]

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