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Launch of WA Youth Policy 2018-2023

WA's first youth health policy launched

Young Western Australians have asked for a more holistic concept of health and wellbeing to be considered in the planning of health services – taking into account physical, mental, emotional and social needs.
Couple holding hands in field.

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea in WA

Western Australian health professionals are urged to be alert to multi-drug resistant gonorrhoea, after two cases were detected in Australia, including one in Western Australia
Scrabble pattern spelling LGBTI

Contributions invited for WA LGBTI Health Strategy

Community consultation is being sought for the development of the WA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex (LGBTI) Health Strategy, which will provide a framework to raise awareness of the specific health and mental health challenges of LGBTI people.
Attendees celebrating at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalist announcement night

Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalists announced

A total of 29 of Western Australia’s most dedicated nurses and midwives were chosen as finalists for the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards, to be announced in May.
Nurses at the nursing station in a hospital

Nursing and Midwifery Office fellowships and grants

Applications are open for the second round of the Nursing and Midwifery Office’s fellowships and grants.