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17.05.2019

TelePalliative Care in the Home service allows Midwest local to pass away peacefully at home with his dog by his side

William "Nugget" McClymans had lived in the same Shark Bay home for 60 years and after being diagnosed with terminal congestive heart failure he received palliative care via telehealth to achieve his wish to die peacefully at...[more]


17.05.2019

Wheatbelt palliative care services via telehealth celebrated this Palliative Care Week

This Palliative Care Week (19 – 25 May 2019) the WA Country Health Service reflects on the development of the TelePalliative Care in the Home service which aims to provide care and support via telehealth during the terminal stage...[more]


17.05.2019

Telehealth makes palliative care even more accessible in the Great Southern

It is now easier for terminally ill patients in the Great Southern to access palliative care via telehealth in their homes by using their own device or by using a loan iPad from the regional palliative care team. All major...[more]


16.05.2019

Dumbleyung Health Service redevelopment underway

Redevelopment has commenced at the Dumbleyung Health Service making it the last Health Service in the Wheatbelt to be upgraded.  The refurbishment works include improvements to the kitchen and patient bathroom, a new utility...[more]


16.05.2019

Baby Louis’ safe arrival timed to perfection

Eaton resident Ellie Cook became the first Mum to give birth with WA Country Health Service on International day of the Midwife last week. Miss Cook said she enjoyed her experience with Bunbury Midwifery Group Practice (MGP)...[more]


16.05.2019

Rehab via telehealth saves Midwest stroke survivor 1,500 kilometres in travel

Midwest local Michelle Boyland has defied the odds after suffering a stroke before Christmas and is improving each day with the help of rehabilitation delivered via telehealth, from the comfort of her home. Michelle is the first...[more]


16.05.2019

WA Country Health Service assumes interim responsibility for the Elizabeth Hansen Autumn Centre

The WA Country Health Service has confirmed the organisation will assume interim responsibility for the Elizabeth Hansen Autumn Centre (EHAC) from 1 July 2019. The facility – a 32-bed residential hostel accommodating Aboriginal...[more]


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