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17.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

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]


04.09.2018

Care closer to home thanks to donation

The Busselton Hospital Auxiliary has continued its generous history of donating by providing the local health campus with a new high flow nasal oxygen machine. Useful for palliative patients and those living with chronic lung...[more]


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