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  • Allergan textured breast implants

    Breast implants recalled

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) continues to review and assess breast implants available in the Australian market.

  • Committee applications wanted

    Positions vacant: Sexual Health and BBV Advisory Committee

    The WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Viruses Advisory Committee is recruiting members interested in contributing to the public health response to sexual health and blood-borne viruses.

  • medical scan of hands showing hots spots

    Technetium shortage

    Australia is currently experiencing a shortage of Tc-99m, a substance commonly used in a number of nuclear medical tests.

  • GP Urgent Care logo

    GP Urgent Care launched in Perth and Bunbury region

    If your urgency isn't an emergency, consider a GP Urgent Care clinic instead of the hospital emergency department.

  • woman with sore throat checks her temperature

    Bring the heat on the common cold

    It’s not uncommon to hear people say they have ‘the flu’ when in fact it’s more likely they actually have a bad cold.

  • Kids eating lunch at school

    No Jab No Play to improve vaccination rates in WA children

    The 'No Jab, No Play' policy is effective from Monday 22 July, meaning any child who is not fully vaccinated can be excluded from being enrolled in childcare services and kindergarten programs (non-compulsory early education and care).

  • Mother checking young daughter's temperature

    Stop the spread of cold and flu

    Respiratory infections are especially common in winter and are easily spread, but there are things you can do to prevent it.

  • Hands being held on hospital bed

    Palliative care summit

    West Australians will have a chance to discuss palliative care issues with health experts at the WA Palliative Care Summit 2019 in August.

  • family of four riding bikes in the park

    Stay healthy this winter

    Winter is here and that can mean illness like cold and flu, rest assured we have some tips for staying healthy this winter.

  • Man rugged up sitting on a couch and blowing his nose into a tissue

    Stay healthy and avoid spreading respiratory illness

    Western Australians are being reminded to take steps to protect themselves and their families from colds and flu.