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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

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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

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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

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Michelle takes the lead

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) Aboriginal Health Strategy Senior Programs Officer Michelle Sultan is taking the next step forward as a leader.more

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Suki leads the way as a WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalist

South Metropolitan Health Service Nurse Director – Informatics Suki Loe has been named a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awa... more

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Rockingham nurse a finalist at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) Advanced Skilled Enrolled Nurse in Mental Health Mandy Major has been named as a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing ... more

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Maternity ward raises funds for mothers in need

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) maternity unit has raised more than $1700 for local charity SOUL Care, as well as donating a new cradle and soft ... more

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New program links the elderly with primary health services

A new pilot program at Rockingham General Hospital (RGH) is helping patients connect with the right support from primary health care providers following di... more

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New program ensures patients are ready for surgery

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) Day Procedure Unit has developed a simple solution to ensure patients are better prepared for their elective surg... more

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Care packs comfort kids visiting ICU

Children with relatives in Rockingham Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are now given care packs to provide comfort and clarity thanks to an ongoi... more

A female nurse standing beside a man and a woman in a treatment room. The nurse is holding a toy sheep.
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