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A woman administering a vaccine shot

New data confirms safety of the flu vaccine

Vaccine safety surveillance system, AusVaxSafety, released a report last week confirming the safety of the flu vaccine.
Rachel and Isla

FSH delivering bubs 10 weeks premature

Fiona Stanley Hospital is the only hospital south of the river that can care for babies delivered up to 10 weeks premature.
blood bag and test tubes

WA’s Patient Blood Management Program attracts worldwide attention

A Western Australia study shows a world-first, systemwide patient blood management program was associated with improved patient survival.
WA Nurse of the year, Amy Wallace

Graylands nurse wins WA's top honour

A nurse dedicated to holistically improving the health of inpatients at Graylands Hospital has been awarded Western Australia's 2017 Nurse/Midwife of the Year.
Professor Samar Aoun and Jeff Moffett

WACHS farewells ethics champion

Professor Samar Aoun is stepping down as the WA Country Health Service’s (WACHS) Human Research Ethics Committee...