News

24.03.2016

Men can take control - help is available

The Midwest Community Alcohol Drug Service is available to help people dealing with amphetamine use or the drug use of family members. Merle Meyer from WACHS Midwest Community Alcohol Drug Service said that even though only a...[more]


24.03.2016

Kimberley residents urged to be aware of mumps symptoms

Kimberley’s Population Health team is urging local people to be aware of the symptoms of mumps following a resurgence in cases of the infection in some towns in the region. More than 300 cases have been notified to Kimberley...[more]


23.03.2016

Early detection saving sight of diabetics

People living with diabetes in remote areas of the Goldfields region can now access advanced retinal screening closer to home thanks to a new partnership between the WA Country Health Service and the Lions Eye Institute. Health...[more]


18.03.2016

New Midwest health service model consultation

Extensive refurbishments will convert Mullewa Health Service and the Dongara Eneabba Mingenew Health Service into contemporary primary health centres, creating fit-for-purpose health facilities for local communities. The $12...[more]


18.03.2016

New telehealth service provides lactation advice

New mothers in the Wheatbelt can now access breastfeeding advice thanks to a new telehealth service developed by the WA Country Health Service and King Edward Memorial Hospital.  To view the full media statement visit the...[more]


14.03.2016

Construction starts at Katanning Health Service

Work has begun on the $32 million redevelopment of the Katanning Health Service, which will include a new emergency department. Health Minister Kim Hames said the Katanning Health Service redevelopment, expected to be completed...[more]


04.03.2016

Upgraded clinic benefits Noonkanbah community

A $3.2 million redevelopment of the Noonkanbah Health Clinic in the Kimberley region is delivering high quality care to people living in the remote community, 135 kilometres from Fitzroy Crossing.  To view the full media...[more]


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