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Heart attack survivor, Coral Bay nurse Ryan Franks, with ETS clinical lead Dr Andrew Jamieson, CNS Dennyel Smith and Dr Bea Scicchitano

Remote nurse saves his own life – with the help of Emergency Telehealth Service

Coral Bay nurse Ryan Franks treated his own heart attack last week – and survived.
young boy in playground

Guidelines promote healthy active kids

New national guidelines aim to promote healthier and more active kids.
Karen Coyle and WA Country Health Service Chief Executive Officer Jeff Moffet

Calling for nominations: Excellence in Rural and Remote Nursing

Nurses or midwives from any sector of the health system can be nominated in 11 General Categories, the public can nominate staff for the Consumer Appreciation Award.
Dr Fenella Gill (left) receiving Excellence in Research Award from Dr Robina Redknap (right)

Do you know a nurse or midwife who excels in research?

Nominations are open for the 2018 Western Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
Group of young adults walking together

Join Perth’s young people and have your say on the WA Youth Health Policy

More than 100 young people aged 13 to 24 years have had their voices and needs heard