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  • Woman sitting on a bench in the park

    Pelvic mesh contact line

    The State Government has established a contact line for women concerned about the safety of pelvic mesh.
  • Professor Fiona Wood with coresearcher Associate Professor Mark Fear and burns patient Adrian

    Burns patients to benefit from research fund

    A project to help burns patients feel comfortable in their own skin is one of many research projects that will share in $6 million of State Government infrastructure support funding in the latest round of the Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF).

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    Sustainable Health Review public consultation

    The Sustainable Health Review is looking at how we can continue to provide patient-first, innovative and sustainable health care for years to come.

  • Patient in hospital bed talking with nurse

    Have your say on WA cancer plan

    Since 2012, cancer services in Western Australia have been guided by the WA Cancer Plan 2012-2017. This strategy comes to an end in 2017 and a new plan is being developed.

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    Meningococcal case confirmed in middle aged adult

    A middle-aged West Australian is recovering in hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease.
  • nursing sitting bedside with patient

    Nominate a nurse or midwife today

    Nominations are now open for the Consumer Appreciation Award in the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

  • small girl smiling

    National childhood immunisation campaign

    The Australian Department of Health has launched a new education campaign which provides expecting parents and those with children aged 0 to 5 years of age with information about childhood vaccinations.

  • Backpacker walking up a flight of stairs

    Measles alert after case confirmed in Perth student

    Western Australians are urged to be alert to the symptoms of measles after a case was confirmed in a Perth high school student after they returned from overseas.

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    Increased risk of meningococcal disease in winter

    Western Australians are reminded to be alert to the symptoms of meningococcal disease this winter, following a recent rise in cases.

  • Man with a cold blowing his nose into a tissue

    Is it a cold or the flu?

    The common cold is not the same as the flu, which is a more serious illness.