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Crowd of people at a music festival

Hundreds get festival STI tests

In a bold new health initiative, 460 festival goers accessed free STI tests at the Falls Festival in Fremantle recently.
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.
Professor Christobel Saunders with OncoRes colleagues

Royal salute for WA Health researcher

Congratulations to WA Health researcher and leading breast cancer surgeon Christobel Saunders
Men's Health and Wellbeing Policy consultation in rural WA

WA Health is listening when it comes to Men’s Health and Wellbeing

Between June and August this year over 400 people provided their insights on the draft WA Men’s Health and Wellbeing Policy.
WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards winners at the 2018 gala ball

Nominate a nurse or midwife by Monday 10 December

Nominate a nurse or midwife for the 2019 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.