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25.06.2018

Country life not interrupted for specialist's appointment

Life in quiet Mingenew is lovely for Wayne Kipps. However, Mr Kipps has a sustained brain injury which has resulted in frequent epileptic seizures, and so he has had to often leave town to see his neurologist, 300kms away in...[more]


25.06.2018

Grandpa stays home with kids thanks to telehealth

Carnarvon grandfather Colin Cook is a busy man – he has grandchildren to look after and a busy life to lead. He is also recovering from cancer, and after having to live in Perth for months to receive treatment, he is glad to be...[more]


25.06.2018

Ian keeps on trucking for specialist’s appointment

When Ian Barlow sees his cancer specialist, he’s usually sitting in the cab of his road train. Telehealth is enabling the Esperance truckie, who has lymphoma cancer, to have most of his regular check-ups with his specialist on...[more]


25.06.2018

Sandie's life is easier with telehealth

Sandie Smith’s life is constantly interrupted with medical issues and specialist appointments, because she lives with cystic fibrosis (CF). Since her diagnosis 12 years ago, the Albany mum has had constant trips to Perth to see...[more]


25.06.2018

Telehealth allows Fred to do rehab from the mines

Despite being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago, Fred Sellars has only recently been able to take part in regular rehabilitation and support classes. His location on a minesite 30km from Laverton meant driving...[more]


21.06.2018

New maternity ward open at Narrogin Health Service

Narrogin Health Service’s new maternity ward is now open and offering local mums-to-be access to a professional, friendly team of midwives and doctors in modern, spacious facilities. The WA Country Health Service’s Regional...[more]


20.06.2018

Telehealth offers best practice, patient-centred care

Neurologist Dr Nick Lawn has used telehealth for his patients from the moment it was available in WA in 2012 and says it allows clinicians to offer the best patient-centred care. The Royal Perth Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner...[more]


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