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Karratha paediatrician named Specialist of the Year

A Karratha-based, solo paediatrician has been named Specialist of the Year (non-GP) at the 2019 WA Country Doctors’ Awards held over the weekend by Rural Health West and the WA Country Health Service. Dr Anand Deshmukh delivers...[more]


Doctor’s career is on the rise

An award-winning young doctor has been recognised as a rising star at the WA Country Doctors’ Awards. Dr Kelly Ridley was recognised as the most outstanding new doctor working in rural Western Australia taking out the top award...[more]


Goldfields doctor takes out medical leadership award

A long-time Goldfields doctor has won the Medical Leadership category at the WA Country Doctors’ Awards. Dr Clare Huppatz was recognised for her work as the public health physician for the Goldfields, with a passion for driving...[more]


Local schools ready to PARTY

Students in the Great Southern in the process of obtaining their driver’s licence will take part in the powerful reality education program called P.A.R.T.Y (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) at Albany Health and...[more]


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]

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