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Six new doctors first to sign up to initiative

Six towns in a large area of southern Western Australia will benefit from having greater access to a doctor thanks to the $565million Southern Inland Health Initiative, which is ushering in a new era in country health. To view...[more]


DVD benefits people with chronic health conditions

A DVD to improve the quality of life for people with chronic health conditions was launched at the WA Health Conference today. The DVD 'Self Managing Your Long Term Condition' encourages people with long-term conditions to...[more]


New specialist program improving emergency care in Pilbara

Karratha residents now have specialists trained in emergency medical care thanks to a pilot program that brings emergency medicine specialists from Royal Perth Hospital and interstate to Nickol Bay Hospital. Media statement [more]


Newman Hospital Upgrade Underway

The redevelopment of Newman Hospital's medical imaging facility began this week (November 14). The project will enable the hospital to conduct better quality x-rays in half the time, putting it on par with hospitals around the...[more]


Dress in Blue for World Diabetes Day - 14 November 2011

Jenny McDonnell, Diabetes Educator from Primary Health Service is asking people of Bunbury and the South West to assess their risk of developing diabetes as part of World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2011. Media statement.[more]


Rural support service scoops top award

A busy rural support service, which is making an outstanding contribution to the mental health of its local community, has taken out a top award at the recent Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards 2011. media statement[more]


Aboriginal Youth Leadership Scholarship awarded

The annual Gascoyne Aboriginal Youth Leadership Scholarship (GAYLS) has been awarded for 2011.  Media statement.[more]

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