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Imogen Pascoe attends her ophthalmology appointment with Dr Lam

Perth Children’s Hospital welcomes first patients

Perth Children's Hospital welcomed its first patients today, marking a major milestone for paediatric healthcare in Western Australia.
Group of award winners for the Nursing and Midwifery awards

Congratulations to our outstanding nurses and midwives

The WA health system’s exceptional nurses and midwives featured prominently at the recent WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
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.