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10.01.2019

Outstanding mentor in Pilbara’s Population Health team

Kianna Barker from the WA Country Health Service’s Pilbara Population Health team was awarded the Outstanding Mentor in Health Promotion award at last month’s Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch) awards night.[more]


09.01.2019

New initiative to strengthen mental health services in the South West

An innovative new ‘peer support’ program will strengthen local mental health programs run by the WA Country Health Service in the South West. The pilot program, which is the first of its kind for Country Health, will employ...[more]


12.12.2018

Midwest drug and alcohol workers honoured nationally

Two members of WA Country Health Service’s Midwest Community Alcohol and Drug Service team were recognised at the 2018 National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference in Adelaide last month. Tracey Saylor and Annette Pepper...[more]


10.12.2018

Statement from first responders: Indian Ocean Drive

As country based clinicians, we are adept at treating patients in extreme circumstances and what occurred yesterday on Indian Ocean Drive was no different.   We only did what we believe any other person with our training would...[more]


04.12.2018

Coastal towns named WA’s most improved for immunisations

The WA Country Health Service’s Nancy Birch is praising the communities of Augusta, Margaret River and Busselton after they were named as having Western Australia’s most improved immunisation rates for 2017/18. Declared at the...[more]


04.12.2018

Esperance named state’s best for immunisations

The WA Country Health Service’s Rebecca Caporn is praising the Esperance community after the town was named as having the highest annual childhood immunisation coverage rates for 2017/18. Declared at the Annual Public Health...[more]


29.11.2018

Local doctor says know your status this World AIDS Day

The WA Country Health Service’s Dr Marisa Gilles is encouraging the Midwest community to know their status this World AIDS Day. According to Dr Gilles, in Western Australia HIV is most commonly spread through unprotected...[more]


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