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NAIDOC Week celebrates Indigenous yorga

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have fought – and continue to fight – for justice, equal rights and rights to country, access to ed... more

A close up photograph of two female Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer

Murray District Hospital donates curtains to help those in need

A small gesture from Murray District Hospital (MDH) will help improve the lives of those in need this winter.

MDH has donated more than 100 old curt... more

A nurse and Communicare employee hold up donated curtains

Friends of Murray District Hospital bring a cool change for patients

After three years of hard work fundraising, the Friends of Murray District Hospital (FMDH) were proud to donate an ice machine to enhance patient comfort a... more

Five woman standing in front of an ice machine and refridgerator

Carpenter Kingsley builds patient independence

It takes more than just doctors and nurses to help our patients be as independent as possible.

Behind the scenes at Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG)&nbs... more

A man leans against a car

A chance to thank our volunteers

Every week across our hospitals and health service, hundreds of volunteers work tirelessly to improve the experience of our patients and their families. more

A woman making coffee at a hospital kiosk

Winners at WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is celebrating wins by two of our outstanding nurses at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards on Sat... more

Winners of the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards onstage at the 2018 gala dinner

We celebrate International Day of the Midwife

This International Day of the Midwife, we sat down with Alicia Pearce to discover more about her role as the Maternity Unit Manager at Rockingham General H... more

A woman holds a newborn baby in her arms

Patient centred program reducing falls

Ensuring patients feel empowered in their care was a key factor in the introduction of the Safe Recovery Inpatient Education Program at Rockingham General ... more

Nurse and physiotherapist holding workbook and portable DVD player

We are all the patient experience

Patient Experience Week (23-27 April) provides the opportunity for the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) to reflect on how our staff deliver excelle... more

Occupational therapist reading from piece of paper

Aged care rehabilitation patients encouraged to ditch their pyjamas

The Rockingham Aged Care Rehabilitation Unit (ACRU) is encouraging patients to ditch their pyjamas and get up, dressed and moving in a new... more

An older male patient stands with four female health professionals
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