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16.07.2018

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

WACHS staff once again turned out in force to celebrate NAIDOC Week with a huge variety of events held across regional WA and in Central Office. The theme for NAIDOC Week 2018 was Because of her, we can! Many teams chose to...[more]


09.07.2018

Telehealth service supports local nurses to save Perth pre-schooler after Coral Bay snakebite

Pre-schooler Emilia Barnard is with us today thanks only to the combined efforts of a team of about a dozen medical professionals – including three on a video screen. After the four-year-old was bitten by a snake in Coral Bay on...[more]


29.06.2018

Dongara Health Centre redevelopment moves forward

Extensive consultation has taken place with key internal stakeholders from the Dongara Health Centre and the wider Midwest region, as plans for the redevelopment of the health centre are formalised. Midwest Regional Director,...[more]


25.06.2018

Baby Ava still bouncing thanks to telehealth doctor, local nurses and RFDS

You wouldn’t know it to look at bubbly bub Ava Fuge now, but two months ago her life hung in the balance – probably only saved through a combination of care from local nurses, “the telly doctor” and Royal Flying Doctor...[more]


25.06.2018

Kate 'rapt' in telehealth stroke treatment

Bunbury’s Kate Haddrill might not remember a lot about the day she suffered a stroke apart from falling twice while making the bed and going to Perth in a helicopter. But she is quite clear about how grateful she is that local...[more]


25.06.2018

Diabetes telehealth helps mum stay healthy in town

Cowaramup mum Claire Hubbard says that telehealth saved her a lot of stress during her recent pregnancy. Claire considered herself quite healthy and had not thought too much about what she ate, until she was diagnosed with...[more]


25.06.2018

Telehealth saves George four-day trip for 5-minute appointment

Lung cancer patient George Trott says telehealth takes the stress out of medical appointments and makes a “big difference” to his life in Halls Creek. Instead of a four-day round trip to Perth for what can be a short follow-up...[more]


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