Read and watch the latest developments in medical research and technology, as well as news in health from around Western Australia.          

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Vaccine Commander with community leaders in the Pilbara.

Keeping Culture Safe and Strong: Vaccination Focus

A new five-week program, “Keeping Culture Safe and Strong: Vaccination Focus” was announced on 19 November 2021.
Scientist adding liquid to test tube.

2022 Fellowships to support improved health outcomes for cancer patients

Four WA Health medical practitioners have been awarded WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network Cancer Fellowships for 2022.
Staff member pointing out something on a document to show a colleague

Advance Health Directive Guide consultation

The End-of-Life Care Program is seeking input into the development of a guide to accompany the revised WA Advance Health Directive (AHD).
Couple walking through a park.

Falls prevention partnership turns 20

A partnership between the WA Department of Health and not-for-profit organisation Injury Matters to keep older Western Australians on their feet has celebrated its 20th anniversary.
Telestroke consultant smiling in front of computer.

Expert stroke advice through Statewide Telestroke Service expansion

More than 30 stroke patients across Western Australia have been provided with life-saving care in the first month of the Statewide Telestroke Service expansion.