First patients welcomed to new Karratha Health Campus

The new $207.15 million Karratha Health Campus is now open with all patients transferred and settled into the new facility. By 9.40am yesterday six patients had been moved from Nickol Bay Hospital to the new Karratha Health...[more]


Celebrating R U OK? Day across country health

Thursday 13 September marked R U OK? Day – a national day of action that encourages us all to check in with friends, family and workmates to see how they are doing. Teams across WA Country Health marked the day with colleagues,...[more]


Karratha Health Campus set to open

The final countdown to the opening of the eagerly anticipated Karratha Health Campus has begun, and the emergency department will open its doors at 8am on Wednesday September 19, 2018. At the same time the new state-of-the-art...[more]


Telehealth helps Mt Barker double-stroke patient

Mt Barker woman Anne Bayldon has survived two rare strokes thanks, in part, to telehealth. A new telecart - located at Albany Health Campus - enabled local clinicians to work side by side with a stroke specialist based at Fiona...[more]


Training and partnership saving lives from stroke

South West stroke survivors have been saved from complications thanks, in part, to a partnership between ambulance officers and local hospitals. St John Ambulance (SJA) officers in the South West have been trained to recognise...[more]


Partnership improves after-stroke care in Wheatbelt

People in the Wheatbelt are set to receive improved support after suffering a stroke thanks to an integrated service run between the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) and the Neurological Council of WA (NCWA). WACHS Wheatbelt...[more]


Rehabilitation using telehealth helps get local stroke patient walking again

Geraldton woman Janet Cozens had a stroke in June and thanks to telehealth technology, was able to undergo her rehabilitation locally rather than being transferred to Perth. Using telehealth, Ms Cozens’ local rehabilitation team...[more]