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Health practitioners meeting in a board room

Call for nominations – Health Practitioner Boards

The Department of Health is seeking nominations on behalf of the Minister for Health for suitably qualified and registered health practitioners to represent their profession, and community members to represent the interests of consumers.
WA Senior Australian of the Year John Newnham and WA Young Australian of the Year Yarlalu Thomas.

WA health workers among top Aussies

Professor John Newnham and Yarlalu Thomas are nominated for the 2020 Australian of the Year Awards.
11 graduate nurses and midwives gathered around a training simulation dummy in a hospital bed

NHS Grampian nursing and midwifery recruitment now open

Job-seekers with a recent nursing or midwifery qualification are being offered the chance to participate in a ‘transition to practice’ program in Scotland.
Banner: Australian of the Year Awards 2020 - Celebrating 60 years

WA Health shines in Australian of the Year roll call

Congratulations to the four WA Health finalists in the 2020 Australian of the Year Awards.
man holding chest with left hand

Medicine alert for heartburn patients

Patients who take medication to control heartburn and stomach acid are advised to visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website for updates regarding the medicine Ranitidine, marketed in Australia as Zantac or other generic brand names.