Perth researchers are to trial medically-supervised “peanut clinics” in an attempt to cut rising rates of peanut allergy.
Annual reports are available for the Department of Health, Metropolitan Health Service and WA Country Health Service.
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly infectious disease. Whooping cough can be a life-threatening infection in babies. Older children and adults can also develop whooping cough, and put babies at risk.
Western Australians are being reminded that with the onset of warmer weather there will be more mosquito activity and therefore a greater risk of mosquito-borne disease.
A new Western Australian study highlights the positive impact of water fluoridation on children's oral health.
Western Australians are being reminded about the importance of practising safe sex, following a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection (STI), gonorrhoea.
The Department of Health latest advertising campaign aims to raise awareness about prevention, testing and treatment options among Aboriginal people at risk of blood-borne viruses (BBVs).
For some patients it may be difficult to remember all of the information and instructions given to them by hospital staff after leaving the emergency department (ED).
Unprecedented demand at WA’s metropolitan emergency department's (ED) is having a significant effect on ambulance ramping and patient flow throughout the hospitals.