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Dongara Health Centre redevelopment moves forward

Extensive consultation has taken place with key internal stakeholders from the Dongara Health Centre and the wider Midwest region, as plans for the redevelopment of the health centre are formalised. Midwest Regional Director,...[more]


Baby Ava still bouncing thanks to telehealth doctor, local nurses and RFDS

You wouldn’t know it to look at bubbly bub Ava Fuge now, but two months ago her life hung in the balance – probably only saved through a combination of care from local nurses, “the telly doctor” and Royal Flying Doctor...[more]


Kate 'rapt' in telehealth stroke treatment

Bunbury’s Kate Haddrill might not remember a lot about the day she suffered a stroke apart from falling twice while making the bed and going to Perth in a helicopter. But she is quite clear about how grateful she is that local...[more]


Diabetes telehealth helps mum stay healthy in town

Cowaramup mum Claire Hubbard says that telehealth saved her a lot of stress during her recent pregnancy. Claire considered herself quite healthy and had not thought too much about what she ate, until she was diagnosed with...[more]


Telehealth saves George four-day trip for 5-minute appointment

Lung cancer patient George Trott says telehealth takes the stress out of medical appointments and makes a “big difference” to his life in Halls Creek. Instead of a four-day round trip to Perth for what can be a short follow-up...[more]


Telehealth services to increase at Karratha Health Campus

Meeting the challenges of distance and diversity is the WA Country Health Service’s core business when providing patient care across WA. Technology can help bridge the distance and ensure we provide the best care possible to our...[more]


Country life not interrupted for specialist's appointment

Life in quiet Mingenew is lovely for Wayne Kipps. However, Mr Kipps has a sustained brain injury which has resulted in frequent epileptic seizures, and so he has had to often leave town to see his neurologist, 300kms away in...[more]

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