People living in regional Western Australia (WA) will get a major boost in health and hospital services including kidney dialysis treatment, pathology and dental care under the Australian Government funding announced today. Read full story
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This WA e-newsletter provides information about the latest jobs, training, and conferences. We also provide links to the latest editions to the WA State website for programs, publications and resources tha
Staff at South West Medicare Local, WA, have taken part in a pilot program to teach chronic illness management in regional and rural areas. The program has trained 20 nurses in the region, to promote health and encourage ‘self-management’ o
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Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Hi WAIHPN mob members,
Here is an update from the WA
state web resource on the Australian Indigenous
HealthInfoNet on behalf of the Aboriginal Maternity Support Services
Unit (AMSSU) who recently advertised expressions of interest for participation
in the consultation with maternal and child health service providers in WA who
work with Aboriginal women and their families.
The consultation has presently been deferred until further notice and
interested participants are kindly asked to hold their enquiries until the a
new expressions of interest date has been confirmation.
This year Change Day takes place on 11 March 2015. WA Health is again supporting the event, which encourages people to make a pledge to do at least one thing to improve the health and wellbeing of others.
Last year the event proved extremely popular in ...
This interactive workshop will provide participants with a broad overview of advocacy strategies to assist in reducing the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in their communities.
Topics will include:
* what is advocacy
The purpose of this event is to allow Aboriginal community members, groups and agencies the opportunity to share ideas and thoughts about how, building up on the strengths of the Aboriginal community, we can work together to inspire community initiatives...
If you have been bereaved through road trauma, we invite you to join us for Sessions 2, 3 and 4 in our fortnightly workshop exploring and practising ways of supporting ourselves through the physical, emotional and psychological reactions created by grief....
The Aboriginal maternity services support unit (AMSSU) will fund a health promotion short course in Broome in March 2015. The course will be facilitated by Curtin University. Expressions of interest to attend the course are now open.
The following topics...