Outstanding mentor in Pilbara’s Population Health team

Kianna Barker from the WA Country Health Service’s Pilbara Population Health team was awarded the Outstanding Mentor in Health Promotion award at last month’s Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch) awards night.[more]


New initiative to strengthen mental health services in the South West

An innovative new ‘peer support’ program will strengthen local mental health programs run by the WA Country Health Service in the South West. The pilot program, which is the first of its kind for Country Health, will employ...[more]


Midwest drug and alcohol workers honoured nationally

Two members of WA Country Health Service’s Midwest Community Alcohol and Drug Service team were recognised at the 2018 National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference in Adelaide last month. Tracey Saylor and Annette Pepper...[more]


Time capsule relocated to Warren Health Service while new car parks mark the end of construction

A time capsule was recently carefully relocated to its new home at the Warren Health Service to preserve items of interest such as staff rosters, newsletters and photographs.  An afternoon tea was held to celebrate the occasion...[more]


Statement from first responders: Indian Ocean Drive

As country based clinicians, we are adept at treating patients in extreme circumstances and what occurred yesterday on Indian Ocean Drive was no different.   We only did what we believe any other person with our training would...[more]


Coastal towns named WA’s most improved for immunisations

The WA Country Health Service’s Nancy Birch is praising the communities of Augusta, Margaret River and Busselton after they were named as having Western Australia’s most improved immunisation rates for 2017/18. Declared at the...[more]


Esperance named state’s best for immunisations

The WA Country Health Service’s Rebecca Caporn is praising the Esperance community after the town was named as having the highest annual childhood immunisation coverage rates for 2017/18. Declared at the Annual Public Health...[more]

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