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(L-R from back) Adrian Fretwell, Gareth Baynam, John Day, Jamie McNair, Molly Meldrum, Lily Fretwell and Jessica Jackson

Diagnosing rare diseases brings music to Molly's ears

Australian music icon Molly Meldrum dropped into King Edward Memorial Hospital to congratulate WA Health’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program on its success in diagnosing children with rare and as yet undiagnosed medical conditions.
Health professional monitoring a patient having an electroencephalograph (EEG)

WA Adult Epilepsy Service commences service at SCGH

The WA Adult Epilepsy Service (WAAES) has this week commenced its inpatient service at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH), with the first patient being treated. The outpatient component of the service commenced in August.
Russell Cox from Asthma Foundation, Noongar Radio presenter Big Girl, and Clinical Co-lead Respiratory Network - Mark Everard

Health Matters – Asthma

WA Health and Asthma Foundation discuss Asthma
Rozella Butt

Video instructs on acute rheumatic fever

The WA Rheumatic Heart Disease Program have developed a video to help clinical staff working in rural and remote parts of the State to recognise the symptoms of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
Staff member on the phone

Phone numbers changed at King Eddies

The main phone number at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) has changed to 6458 2222. Other phone and fax numbers at KEMH have also changed.