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Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) outbreak declared in the Kimberley

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Kimberley public health staff are advising Kimberley communities that there is currently an outbreak of Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) in the Kimberley region primarily...[more]


Bringing cancer care closer to home

“A cancer diagnosis can be a traumatic experience.” Cancer survivor Caroline Rowcroft knows only too well the implications such a diagnosis can put on your everyday life. “There are often many treatment options to be considered...[more]


Friends of health centre to deliver art

Members of the Friends of Williams Health Centre met with staff from the WA Country Health Service, Building Management and Works, Architect SPH and Pindan Constructions in December to view the construction progress of the new...[more]


Busy year for country hospitals and health services

From nursing posts and outreach services, to child health clinics and bustling regional hospitals, WA Country Health Service (WACHS) plays an integral role in country life. With approximately 972,000 outpatient appointments,...[more]


A year in the making at Karratha Health Campus

Thousands of photographs have been merged to show a year of building work on the new Karratha Health Campus – in just over four minutes. The remarkable time lapse video uses more than 4000 images taken throughout the year to...[more]


New ED open at Goomalling Health Service

The new emergency department at the Goomalling Health Service is now open. The emergency department is located to the left of the main entrance and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Wheatbelt Regional Director Sean...[more]


Pingelly Health Centre reaches lock-up

The new $8.8 million Pingelly Health Centre, which is due to replace the Pingelly Hospital, has reached lock-up stage. WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional Director Sean Conlan said the building was on track to be...[more]

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