My Region - Goldfields

Map of Western Australia showing location of Goldfields region in a pop out circle.

Part of the responsibility of Primary Health Networks is to identify and respond to the health needs of our community. We want to hear from you about the health issues and the availability of health services in the areas you live.

The stories, pictures and survey responses from these pages will be used to inform the planning of primary health care in your region.

Part of the responsibility of Primary Health Networks is to identify and respond to the health needs of our community. We want to hear from you about the health issues and the availability of health services in the areas you live.

The stories, pictures and survey responses from these pages will be used to inform the planning of primary health care in your region.

Share your story and tell us what's happening in the Goldfields region. 


 



Ajax loader transparent
Didn't receive confirmation?
Seems like you are already registered, please provide the password or use a different email ID
Cancel
  • An invitation to medical, nursing and allied health professionals

    1 day ago
    Gohpn launch invite 31.07.2019

    Rural Health West convened a workshop last year in the Goldfields to develop strategies to address workforce shortages in Kalgoorlie- Boulder and surrounding communities. As a result, the Goldfields Regional Health Professionals Network (GOHPN) was established. The role and the implementation of the GOHPN have been funded by contributions from participating agencies to formalise the collaboration between Rural Health West, WA Primary Health Alliance, The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, WA General Practice Education and Training, WA Country Health Service, 360 Health + Community and the Goldfields-Esperance GP Network to address the issues currently facing the Goldfields.

    The Goldfields... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Health and Wellbeing PitStop - Esperance

    13 days ago
    Pitstop esperance

    Despite the inclement weather, Amity Health, Hope Community Service, Centrecare, Bay of Isles Community Outreach (BOICO), Escare, LifeSPAN and WA Primary Health Alliance along with the Esperance Alcohol and other Drug Harm Reduction Group hosted the Health and Wellness PitStop at the Bunnings on Friday 28th June 2018. Supporting the health and wellbeing of men needs to be recognised as a whole-of-community issue. This should include a focus on promoting and facilitating men's healthy living and strengthening health and community service delivery to men.

    The Health Check PitStop provided an opportunity for community members to obtain free quick and... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Expressions of Interest Open for Kalgoorlie LGBTIQ+ and Ally Co-Design Workshop

    27 days ago
    Kalgoorlie lgbtiq  and ally co design workshop

    Do you live in Kalgoorlie Boulder and identify as a person who is LGBTIQ+, or are you a family member, friend, loved one or ally to the LGBTIQ+ community?

    Be a part of a co-design workshop exploring ways to better connect rural and regional LGBTIQ+ communities across Western Australia.

    This co-design workshop will explore the needs of local LGTBIQ+ people and aim to identify initiatives that will better support and connect LGBTIQ+ people living in rural and regional communities.

    Details

    Date: June 29, 2019, 9am to 4pm

    Venue: Goldfield Arts Centre

    Sign up online or contact Bella Broadway for more... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15 June 2019

    about 1 month ago
    Blob?1560485829

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is commemorated each year on 15 June to highlight one of the worst manifestations of ageism and inequality in our society, Abuse of the Older Person. The Aboriginal communities and culture, WACHS uses the terminology abuse of the older person as opposed to elder abuse out of consideration for Aboriginal communities and culture.

    Abuse of the Older Person is global and includes physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse and also neglect. In Western Australia abuse affects 1 in 20 older people, and will likely continue to increase if nothing is done.

    WEAAD is about... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Better health, together: Social Connectedness

    about 1 month ago

    In this month’s Better health, together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington chats to Chorus CEO, Dan Minchin about loneliness and the social connectedness pilot we have funded in the Mandurah area. The pilot will look into and address the barriers people have to accessing community services, with the aim of better linking primary and community care.

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Better health, together: Sustainable Health Review - transforming WA's health system

    3 months ago

    In this month’s Better health, together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington is joined by Sustainable Health Review Chair, Robyn Kruk to talk about the WA Department of Health’s recently released Sustainable Health Review Final Report.

    During its development, WA Primary Health Alliance has played a key role in representing the voice of the primary care sector and will continue to do so as part of a newly agreed strategic partnership with the Department of Health, WA.

    The partnership is intended to enable the joint planning, priority setting and funding of coordinated care, giving priority to the delivery... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Better health, together: Depression looks different for everybody

    3 months ago

    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.

    WA Primary Health Alliance have launched an important campaign, Depression looks different for everybody, which aims to raise awareness of depression, encourage people to talk about their feelings and urge them to seek help.The campaign captures personal stories of depression as mini documentaries and in artworks to help people recognise the symptoms of this mental health condition that impacts about... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Better health, together: Suicide Prevention

    4 months ago

    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.

    WA Primary Health Alliance is leading three Suicide Prevention Trials in Western Australia, located in the Kimberley, the Midwest and the Peel, Rockingham and Kwinana regions.

    Learn more about our suicide prevention initiatives and watch the video here.

    For past videos, head to the Better health, together page.

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Grow Local Expansion 2019

    5 months ago
    Grow local expansion flyer 2019

    What is Grow Local?

    Grow Local was developed by WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) in 2017 in response to difficulties in recruiting and retaining culturally appropriate mental health workers to support Aboriginal people.

    It was identified as a need during the filming of Bus of Hope, a documentary that followed a group of people from Leonora as they embarked on a journey to Alice Springs, sharing their personal stories of how suicide has impacted their lives and their tight-knit community.

    It is a specially designed Certificate IV in Mental Health whose objectives are to:

    - Train local people who... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Better health, together: The journey so far

    7 months ago

    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.

    WA Primary Health Alliance is making an impact on the fabric of the healthcare environment through our role in creating the right conditions to ensure the best possible health outcomes for all Western Australians, particularly for those who fall through the gaps.

    Bridging the divide between what are in effect the two different health systems and... Continue reading

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel