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08.12.2011

Aboriginal scholarships boost health in the Pilbara

Port Hedland's Harriet Fitzpatrick is one of seven dedicated WA Country Health Service Aboriginal employees recently awarded a "Make a Difference" scholarship to assist with the costs of pursuing further study.  Media...[more]


08.12.2011

First nurse practitioner for country health program

The first nurse practitioner to be appointed under the State Government's $565million Southern Inland Health Initiative will work in the Eastern Wheatbelt region, Health Minister Kim Hames said today.  To view the full media...[more]


07.12.2011

Six new doctors first to sign up to initiative

Six towns in a large area of southern Western Australia will benefit from having greater access to a doctor thanks to the $565million Southern Inland Health Initiative, which is ushering in a new era in country health. To view...[more]


29.11.2011

DVD benefits people with chronic health conditions

A DVD to improve the quality of life for people with chronic health conditions was launched at the WA Health Conference today. The DVD 'Self Managing Your Long Term Condition' encourages people with long-term conditions to...[more]


16.11.2011

New specialist program improving emergency care in Pilbara

Karratha residents now have specialists trained in emergency medical care thanks to a pilot program that brings emergency medicine specialists from Royal Perth Hospital and interstate to Nickol Bay Hospital. Media statement [more]


16.11.2011

Newman Hospital Upgrade Underway

The redevelopment of Newman Hospital's medical imaging facility began this week (November 14). The project will enable the hospital to conduct better quality x-rays in half the time, putting it on par with hospitals around the...[more]


03.11.2011

Dress in Blue for World Diabetes Day - 14 November 2011

Jenny McDonnell, Diabetes Educator from Primary Health Service is asking people of Bunbury and the South West to assess their risk of developing diabetes as part of World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2011. Media statement.[more]


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