A man has been hospitalised after swallowing a sewing needle embedded in a strawberry purchased from Woolworths. Needles have been found in strawberries sold in Vic and Qld stores.
A recall has been issued and consumers are urged to dispose of the products or return them to any Woolworths store for Food & DiningHealthRecalls & Scams Read More
Investment in technology over the past year has added 600 telehealth-enabled consult rooms, enabling thousands of more patients to access specialist care from regional locations.
During Telehealth Awareness Week, people are encouraged to ask their specialist if they can have their appointments at their local health service, rather than travelling to Health Read More
Frustration with complex private health insurance policies and unexpected out-of-pocket costs is leading to increased complaints and even some people abandoning their hospital policies.
The ACCC has today released its annual report into the private health insurance industry, calling for the industry to make its products more consumer friendly by providing reliable Health Read More
A Western Australian health researcher is investigating strategies for lifting immunisation rates among expectant mothers.
Curtin University epidemiologist Dr Annette Regan is one of eight health researchers who received a NIRIS award in the latest round of the program.
Dr Regan's research will explore the barriers to women getting vaccinated during pregnancy, Health Read More
The wards of the new Perth Children's Hospital are finally open and staff are busy caring for the sickest and most vulnerable children in our State.
From today (June 10), PCH will replace PMH as the State's only specialist paediatric hospital and major trauma centre, treating sick children from across Western Health Read More
The Insurance Commission of Western Australia will host two interactive community forums on June 6, 2018 and June 27, 2018 for service providers to its motor vehicle Catastrophic Injuries Support (CIS) scheme.
More than 300 providers have been invited to attend two sessions to provide feedback on the CIS scheme, to HealthRoads & Transport Read More
Health Minister Roger Cook has today announced Geraldton Health Campus is set to receive a new 64-slice, state-of-the-art CT scanner worth more than $500,000.
The funding, secured under the Department of Health's Medical Equipment Replacement Program, was confirmed during the Minister's visit to the Mid-West region.
Mr Cook also announced project planning Health Read More
Western Australian families have today attended the first-ever appointments at Perth Children's Hospital, marking a major milestone for paediatric healthcare in the State.
The inaugural outpatient clinics signal the start of a staged opening for Perth Children's Hospital, with the full transfer of services and patients from Princess Margaret Hospital taking HealthPerth Children's Hospital Read More
The ACCC has authorised health insurer HCF and participating dentists to agree on a maximum price for some dental services provided to HCF members.
HCF intends to open its own dental clinics in locations where it already runs its “More For Teeth” program.
Under the More For Teeth program, participating dentists cap Health Read More
The Minister for Health and Mental Health has responded to the Interim Report of the Sustainable Health Review (SHR) and set up a review of the clinical governance of public mental health services. The review was recommended as a directive that required immediate action in the recent Interim Report of Health Read More