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Shining a light on pioneering research

Learn about the research potential offered by machines and devices capable of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, nanotechnology, bioinformatics and ... more

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Growing a mo in the name of rehab

Participating in Movember has given Aged Care Rehabilitation Unit patient David Spillman the perfect opportunity to combine his rehabilitation goals with h... more

A young woman stand besides an older man in a wheelchair. An older woman stands on the other side of the wheelchair. The man holds a sign that reads 'Whatever you grow will help a bro – movember.com’

Give telehealth a go

Kidney disease patient Schalk Swanepoel has embraced his telehealth sessions with Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) endocrinologist Dr Ken Thong – in... more

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We want your perspective

Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) is seeking passionate and engaged members of the community to join its Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) and improve the experie... more

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Occupational therapists help Roma get back to what she loves

After fainting while hanging out washing and landing on her wrist, Roma Mears was left with an injury preventing her from knitting her beloved teddy bears ... more

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Leading the way in consumer involvement

From its humble beginnings as a group of people getting together to improve the consumer experience, the Consumer Advisory Group (CAG) is now a powerful vo... more

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Small conversations a stepping stone to safer care

As World Patient Safety Day, 17 September, approaches a Rockingham Peel Group volunteer program is demonstrating how we make healthcare safer when we work ... more

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Variety attracts Duncan to career in nursing

After struggling to find fulfilment in his career, Duncan Axten began to focus on his mental health and what he could do to help others. This change of foc... more

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Fresh new look for no smoking message

Colourful new no smoking signs have been installed across all Rockingham Peel Group sites.

The unique signs went up on Wednesday.

Incorporati... more

Four hospital staff stand in front of signage that reads "Welcome to Rockingham General Hospital. You are now entering smoke-free grounds. Thank you for not smoking while you are here."

Team effort behind falls prevention

A fall in hospital can have long-term adverse effects for patients, but the Falls Champion Program recently launched at Rockingham Peel Group is providing ... more

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