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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.
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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.
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Nursing and Midwifery Office fellowships and grants

Applications are open for the second round of the Nursing and Midwifery Office’s fellowships and grants.
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Personal stories the focus of new quit smoking campaign

Make Smoking History has launched another burst of their From Every Quitter campaign.
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Population survey reports what Western Australians think about healthy eating

The latest report from the NMSS reveals that Western Australians are concerned about ‘too much fast/junk food’, ‘too much sugar/sweet things’, and ‘too much fat/wrong sorts of fats/saturated fat’ in the Australian diet.