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  • Pre-packaged meal with Core Powerfoods branding

    Food recall alert: Core Powerfoods

    WA Health is urging consumers to check their freezers for any of the recalled Core Powerfoods products, due to a link to Salmonella Weltevedreden.

  • Dietitians Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh

    Free lecture: The power of nutrition in health and recovery

    Fiona Stanley Hospital dietitians Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh present the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series in November.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    Update: Measles cluster in Perth metropolitan area

    People who have been inadvertently exposed are at risk of developing measles if they are not already immune. Remain vigilant for the onset of measles symptoms for 18 days following exposure, if you are not immune to measles and were in the following areas.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    Update: Measles cluster in Perth metropolitan area

    People who live in or have visited the Perth metropolitan area since mid-September – particularly those who travelled on flight NZ175 departing Auckland New Zealand arriving in Perth on Monday 23 September at 2.20pm – are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles.

  • man holding chest with left hand

    Medicine alert for heartburn patients

    Patients who take medication to control heartburn and stomach acid are advised to visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website for updates regarding the medicine Ranitidine, marketed in Australia as Zantac or other generic brand names.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    Measles cluster in Perth metropolitan area

    If you live in or have visited the Perth metropolitan area, particularly the southern suburbs, be alert to the risk of measles following 5 confirmed measles cases in people who live in the Rockingham area.

  • Allergan textured breast implants

    Breast implants recalled

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) continues to review and assess breast implants available in the Australian market.

  • Committee applications wanted

    Positions vacant: Sexual Health and BBV Advisory Committee

    The WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Viruses Advisory Committee is recruiting members interested in contributing to the public health response to sexual health and blood-borne viruses.

  • medical scan of hands showing hots spots

    Technetium shortage

    Australia is currently experiencing a shortage of Tc-99m, a substance commonly used in a number of nuclear medical tests.

  • GP Urgent Care logo

    GP Urgent Care launched in Perth and Bunbury region

    If your urgency isn't an emergency, consider a GP Urgent Care clinic instead of the hospital emergency department.