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WA Country Health Service warns against COVID complacency

The WA Country Health Service’s (WACHS) Principal Health Officer Dr Helen Van Gessel is warning country communities against COVID complacency. Dr Van Gessel, an expert in infectious diseases, said country Western Australians...[more]


WACHS seeking doctors for rural hospital placements

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is seeking doctors to work for both short periods (2-4 weeks) and longer term placements in our rural hospitals. We are calling on medical practitioners with the following skills and...[more]


South West inland to welcome more newborns locally

The WA Country Health Service is establishing two new Midwifery Group Practices (MGPs) in the Warren-Blackwood district and Collie, to support expectant South West families access care closer to home. They join the Bunbury MGP...[more]


Mobile telecarts provide expert medical support to country hospitals

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Command Centre has sent five mobile telecarts to hospitals across country Western Australia (WA). The new telecarts delivered to Albany, Bunbury, Geraldton, Hedland and Kalgoorlie will...[more]


South West Health Campus unites visiting hours

The South West Health Campus has changed visiting hours in a bid to further protect patients from infectious viruses – including COVID-19. The new visiting hours extend across Bunbury Hospital and St John of God Bunbury Hospital...[more]


WA Country Health Service honours aged care employees

This Aged Care Employee Day, the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) honours and celebrates all aged care workers and volunteers across country WA. Director Aged Care Marcelle James said that working in aged care was extremely...[more]


Additional funding to support redevelopment of Bunbury Hospital

Country Western Australia’s busiest healthcare facility, Bunbury Hospital, is set for further redevelopment with an additional commitment of $38 million, bringing the total investment to over $60 million. The $22.8 million...[more]

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