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PrideFEST 2020: 14 to 28 November

Support for PrideFEST 2020

In 2019 the WA Minister for Health, Hon. Roger Cook approved the participation of the WA Department of Health in 2020 Perth PRIDE Parade.
Churchill Fellowship recipient Elissa Campbell

Churchill Fellowship 2020

Elissa Campbell, a consultant geriatrician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is the inaugural recipient of the WA Department of Health Churchill Fellowship.
Health practitioners meeting in a board room

Call for nominations – Health Practitioner Boards

The Minister for Health seeks nominations from suitably qualified and registered health practitioners and community members for 2020/21 vacancies for boards.
2020 Western Australian Falls Report

Report reveals gravity of falls

The 2020 Western Australian Falls Report highlights the devastating loss of independence after being hospitalised for a fall.
Image of microscope

Cancer research grant applications open

Applications are now open for research grants in the 2020 Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme.