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WANMEA finalists pose with their finalist certificates

Finalists announced for 2020 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

A total of 30 individual nurses and midwives and four nursing and midwifery teams have been chosen as finalists for the 2020 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
Karen Bradley, Executive Director Clinical Leadership and Reform, Hon. Roger Cook Minister for Health, Professor Kathy Eagar and Andrew Jones, Manager WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network

WA Palliative Care Summit reports now available

West Australians shared their views and experiences to strengthen future palliative care service delivery at two WA Palliative Care Summits held in August 2019.
Nurses at the nursing station in a hospital

International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Join us in celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020, in honour of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.
Cancer and Palliative Care Network team and the Minister for Health at the launch of the WA Cancer Plan 2020-2025

Western Australia’s new cancer plan raises the bar

Western Australia’s new cancer plan was launched this week on World Cancer Day.
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Latest update on the novel coronavirus

The risk to the Western Australian community remains low despite the confirmation today of Australia’s first case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Victoria (external site).