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Sexual Health Week 13 to 19 February

This year marks the first National Sexual Health Week, with all the states and territories joining in the fun to promote positive sexual health messages to young people throughout the country from 13 to 19 February. Media...[more]


Large scale building condition audits for SIHI

Thirty-seven building condition audits of WA Country Health Service sites are currently being carried out across the southern inland area of Western Australia.  Ministerial Media Statement.[more]


Study scholarships help Port Hedland sisters find their voices

Port Hedland sisters Nadine and Cheryl Geary have joined the growing number of WA Country Health Service Aboriginal employees to win "Make a Difference" scholarships to assist with the costs of pursuing further study. Media...[more]


Support for Postnatal Depression

One in seven mums who give birth in Australia will be affected by postnatal depression (PND).  WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Midwest child health nurse and Midwest representative for the National Perinatal Depression...[more]


New doctors welcomed

A record 280 medical graduates will start internships in Western Australian hospitals this week, Health Minister Kim Hames said today. Ministerial media statement[more]


Wise up to weight loss: one change at a time

Dietitians are urging Eastern Wheatbelt residents to start the new year by pledging to end unhealthy eating and exercise habits, one change at a time. Media Release [more]


New medical imaging contract for Albany

The State Government has awarded a medical imaging services contract for Albany Health Campus worth $10.8million over 10 years. To view the full media statement, visit the Ministerial website.[more]

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