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Out with the old, in with the new

Staff at Katanning Health Service have begun moving out of their old facilities and into their brand new emergency department and outpatient facilities. WA Country Health Service Regional Director David Naughton said the same...[more]


Midwife practice delivers first birth to Northam

Northam Hospital has seen its first birth since 2015 after the new Wheatbelt Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) began on 1 November this year. Liz Osborne gave birth to a bouncing baby boy, Thomas John, in the re-opened maternity...[more]


Art for health's sake

The colours of the beautiful Pilbara coastline and country were on full display recently as WA Country Health Service Board Members were given an exclusive look at some of the exciting artworks which will adorn the new Karratha...[more]


Top health award for unique WACHS partnership program

An Australia-first program using telehealth to deliver diabetes education in regional WA, has taken out the Director General’s Award at the 2017 WA Health Excellence Awards. The Diabetes Telehealth Program won the ‘Overcoming...[more]


Birth of new maternity facility at Karratha Health Campus

Expectant mothers and newborn babies will be treated to state-of-the-art maternity facilities when the new Karratha Health Campus opens its doors. The maternity service, on the first floor of the new campus, will feature two...[more]


Building of new Cunderdin Health Centre begins

Building of the new health centre in Cunderdin commenced in early October and the slab is due to be poured in November. The new health centre, which is being built by Firm Constructions, will replace Cunderdin Hospital and...[more]


GPs impressed with behind the scenes tour of hospital

Members of the Warren Medical Advisory Committee, a group made up of medical practitioners and WA Country Health Service (WACHS) operational staff, recently toured the construction site of the new $39.3million Warren Health...[more]

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