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SMHS collective efforts recognised at WA Health Excellence Awards

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is celebrating after a few big wins at the 2018 WA Health Excellence Awards.

Our teams took home three proj... more

Winners of a 2018 WA Health Excellence Award accept their award on stage

New clinic delivering better outcomes for older patients

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) new Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) is providing access to more personalised care and services for older people living i... more

A man is seated on a hospital bed and three woman stand beside him. Two of the women wear Rockingham General hospital uniforms

Learning to thrive after a patient survives

Understanding the effect of surviving a stint in an intensive care unit (ICU) is the premise of a new study by Rockingham General Hospital ICU Consultant D... more

Dr Ravi Sonawane stands in front of a window

Archbishop visits Rockingham General Hospital

Archbishop of Perth Kay Goldsworthy recently paid a visit to Rockingham General Hospital to learn more about its health and chaplaincy services.

Arc... more

Three women standing in a corridor. The woman in the middle is the Archbishop of Perth.

Celebrating our occupational therapists

To mark Occupational Therapy Week (21-27 October), let’s take a closer look at the allied health team helping our patients in their recovery.

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A team of male and female occupational therapists stand outside a hospital building

Mental health partnership named finalist for excellence award

A partnership which has improved the detection, early intervention and recovery for clients suffering from psychosis is a finalist in the 2018 WA Health Ex... more

Members of the Early Episode Psychosis team stand next to a sign that reads Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Service

Experiencing life through a new lens

Finding beauty in the little things has had a healing effect for participants of a group photography program run by the Rockingham Peel Group Mental Health... more

Man holding camera standing in front of promotional banners featuring nature photographs

Rockingham Peel Group tops Australia for mental health first aid

Rockingham Peel Group has become the first and only health service in Australia to have more than 260 staff qualified in mental health first aid (MHFA).more

A group of a range of hospital staff

Maternity project named excellence award finalist

A project at Rockingham General Hospital assisting in the safe and fast care of women requiring an emergency C-section has been named a finalist in the 201... more

Group of staff in maternity unit room

What does integrity mean to you?

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is committed to delivering on our vision of excellent health care, every time.

Underpinning this vision are... more

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