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Collaborative partnership improving hearing outcomes for Aboriginal children in WA

Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) has contributed to the improved hearing outcomes of 32 Aboriginal children by providing streamlined access to ear nose an... more

There are two photos. Left photo: an Aboriginal boy sits on an Aboriginal woman's lap while a doctor kneels beside them. Right photo: An Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer sits next to an Aboriginal woman with a child on her lap.

A breast cancer journey during a pandemic

The breast cancer journey from diagnosis to chemotherapy, mastectomy and radiation therapy is difficult in normal times, but throw in the COVID-19 pandemic... more

Two women standing inside a lobby

Gordon's occupational therapy journey to home

September 2021 is a month 81-year-old Gordon Tristham will not forget in a hurry as it was the month he was admitted to Rockingham General Hospital’s... more

	Gordon sat down with OT Amy and carpenter Kingsley stood behind

Physiotherapy helps Antonietta walk again

In May of this year, 72-year-old Antonietta went from being fit and active, walking for an hour each day, to struggling to breathe, and losing the ability ... more

A young female physiotherapist supports and older woman to use a piece of therapy equipment.

Young mother raising awareness for bowel cancer

Mother of three Nikki McAteer was diagnosed with bowel cancer three years ago at the age of 29.

Nikki’s symptoms included stomach issues, blee... more

Doctor and patient smiling.

SMHS moves forward from the darkest days of COVID-19

Staff across South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) took time out this week to acknowledge the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on their professional and... more

Group of hospital staff stand in front of hospital building.

Artworks donated by mental health clients bring a splash of colour

The main corridor connecting Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) to the Mental Health Unit has never looked so good, thanks to the completion of the mental h... more

Three women stand in front of a series of artworks hanging on a bright yellow corridor wall. The woman on the right holds a framed painting of a frog.

Murray District Hospital palliative care lounge facelift thanks to donation

The palliative care lounge for families of patients at Murray District Hospital (MDH) has been given a facelift thanks to a generous donation from Personne... more

Group of seven people in newly renovated room.

New murals brighten the paediatrics ward thanks to generous donation

Scenes featuring mermaids, farm animals, a shipwreck and animals flying airplanes ... more

Grandmother holds grandson besides nurse in front of farm yard mural.

Partnership supporting elderly patients commended

A collaborative nursing role that supports older people at risk of hospital readmission to manage their care across hospital, community and primary health ... more

Two women stand talking to an older woman seated in a chair.
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