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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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


Kimberley nurse takes out 2019 WA Nurse of the Year

Andrea Rieusset, Nurse Practitioner in Emergency at Fitzroy Crossing Hospital, was last night named winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal Health category of the WA Nursing Midwifery Awards and 2019 WA Nurse of the Year....[more]


Opportunity to have your say on mental health, alcohol and drug strategy for the South West

Community input at a series of upcoming forums will be vital to the development of a new regional mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) strategy according to a WA Country Health Service (WACHS) spokesperson. Manager of...[more]

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