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High school students sitting and smiling

HPV vaccine Year 8 final dose reminder

WA Health is reminding parents of Year 8 students to make sure their child receives their final HPV vaccine.
Six members of the award-winning Innovative Practice team in front of one of the raised vegetable gardens

Graylands team wins Rotary Award

A team of Graylands Hospital allied health professionals and nurse specialists has won the Excellence in Innovative Practice Award.
Clinical Professor John Walsh and honours student Ms Kassandra Leatherbarrow

WA researchers in hunt for key thyroid genes

A WA Health thyroid researcher is one of 139 high-performing awarded funding by the Medical Health Research Infrastructure Fund.
Young man and woman standing outside taking selfies

People urged to share selfies for science

Western Australians are being encouraged to share their selfies for science to help researchers gain new insights into rare diseases.
Kristy in front of a sign in Kisarawe

Strength of Tanzanian women inspires Broome midwife

Kimberley Community Midwife Kristy Newett recently swapped the red dirt of Broome for the dusty streets of Tanzania and had an experience she will never forget.