Better health, together

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Welcome to Better health, together - our online hub supporting wider stakeholder input to primary care planning and design in WA.

Better health, together includes

  • regular videos from WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington, to encourage online discussion on key issues and matters of interest;
  • an online consultation page supporting stakeholders to share insights on a continuous basis;
  • fixed time consultations throughout the year; and
  • an invitation to join the Better health, together Panel, a register of stakeholders who will be invited to respond to strategic level consultation on an ongoing basis.


Welcome to Better health, together - our online hub supporting wider stakeholder input to primary care planning and design in WA.

Better health, together includes

  • regular videos from WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington, to encourage online discussion on key issues and matters of interest;
  • an online consultation page supporting stakeholders to share insights on a continuous basis;
  • fixed time consultations throughout the year; and
  • an invitation to join the Better health, together Panel, a register of stakeholders who will be invited to respond to strategic level consultation on an ongoing basis.


  • Depression looks different for everybody

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    08 Apr 2019
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    In this month's Better health, together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington chats with Principal Advisor and Research Director, Dr Danny Rock about depression and our recent campaign to bring about awareness of this common mental health condition.

  • Suicide prevention

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    08 Apr 2019
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    In this month’s Better health, together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington sits down with Suicide Prevention Manager, Sharleen Delane to talk about our work in WA’s three Suicide Prevention Trial Sites, as well as the important role of community in suicide prevention.

  • The journey so far

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    19 Dec 2018
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    To end the year, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington is joined by Board Chair, Dr Richard Choong to reflect on the journey so far, our impact on the primary care sector and what success will look like in five years from now.

  • LGBTI health

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    14 Dec 2018
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    This month, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington chats to LGBTI advocate and WA Primary Health Alliance Community Advisory Council member, Misty Farquhar about the role the primary care sector has to play in ensuring LGBTI people can access safe, inclusive and culturally appropriate health services.

  • Obesity

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    20 Nov 2018
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    This month, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington sits down with Minister for Health, Roger Cook MLA to talk about the impact of obesity on Western Australians and our health system.

  • Mental Health in WA

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    15 Oct 2018
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    During Mental Health Week, WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) CEO, Learne Durrington sits down to have a conversation with Western Australian Mental Health Commissioner Timothy Marney.

  • My Health Record

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    03 Sep 2018
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    In this month’s Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington talks about My Health Record.
  • Data Sharing

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    26 Jul 2018
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    In our third Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington visits Walter Road East General Practice and sits down with Dr Rohan Gay to discuss some of the benefits he has seen in sharing data with WA Primary Health Alliance.


  • Looking Back, Looking Forward

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    26 Jul 2018
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    In our second Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington reflects on some of our key achievements and milestones and discusses what the future holds for our organisation and the wider primary healthcare sector.

  • Sustainable Health Review

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    29 Jun 2018
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    Welcome to Better Health, Together, the first of a series of videos with WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington. First up, Learne discusses the Sustainable Health Review and her recent participation in a Q&A webinar with GPs.