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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]


28.08.2018

Local students brighten Collie paediatric ward

The paediatric ward of Collie Hospital is now home to a large child-friendly mural thanks to a group of Year 8 students at Collie Senior High School. Funded by Collie Community Bank, a branch of Bendigo Bank, the initiative saw...[more]


15.08.2018

Trainee 'pilot' gives thumbs up to successful helipad test

It was a milestone day at Karratha Health Campus on Saturday as the first helicopter landing was witnessed. The CHC ‘air ambulance’ AW189 helicopter did a number of landings and take offs to ensure the 1600m² helipad is safe and...[more]


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