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Telehealth changing the face of medical care for the isolated

The number of people in country WA using telehealth for medical care has trebled in the past four years, and patients’ lives are being saved and radically transformed as a result. But WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Chief...[more]


Margaret sees telehealth changing lives

Geraldton resident Margaret Pike has seen first-hand how health problems affect country people. And she has seen how the increasing use of telehealth services is taking the trauma of travel out of their recovery. Margaret used...[more]


Telehealth saves Bill money, miles - and marriage

Bill Flavel jokes that telehealth might be keeping his marriage together. “I have advanced MS and I’m legally blind so I meet with three Perth specialists – which means a lot of drama for my wife with driving to the city,” the...[more]


Building a solid foundation for Pingelly Health Centre

The $8.8 million Pingelly Health Centre is becoming a reality as builders BGC Constructions lay the concrete slab for the innovative new centre that will replace Pingelly Hospital. WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional...[more]


Construction underway at Narrogin Health Service

Construction of the $50 million redevelopment of Narrogin Health Service is underway with the initial groundworks making good progress. WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional Director Sean Conlan said the two-year...[more]


Community members tour Katanning Health Service

The WA Country Health Service Central Great Southern District Health Advisory Committee (DHAC) members, Katanning Shire President and three councillors recently toured the new build section of the $32 million redevelopment of the...[more]


Works progressing at Northam Health Service

The $42 million redevelopment of Northam Health Service began at the start of this year and construction works are progressing well. WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional Director Sean Conlan said investment in health...[more]

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