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.

My Community Directory is an online directory of health and community services. Download the Goldfields directory by clicking the image below:

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.

My Community Directory is an online directory of health and community services. Download the Goldfields directory by clicking the image below:

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


 



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  • Better health, together: Aboriginal Health

    5 months ago

    In this month’s Better Health, Together video, our CEO, Learne Durrington chats to Professor Rhonda Marriott, Pro Vice Chancellor for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership and Director of the Ngangk Yira Research Centre at Murdoch University, to discuss key issues in Aboriginal health and how we can all do more to improve Aboriginal health and wellness.

    WA Primary Health Alliance works to improve health equity by increasing access to primary healthcare and planning, guiding and directing investment towards important services.

    Five of the ways we are working with partners to deliver better health for Aboriginal people across the state... Continue reading

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  • Launch of the Goldfields Health Professionals Network

    5 months ago
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    The Goldfields Health Professionals Network aims to provide rural and remote health professionals with better support and greater opportunities to network, upskill, share information and collaborate in a local community environment.

    Around 150 health professionals enjoyed networking at the launch event on 31 July 2019. This is indicative of the interest by local organisations and professionals to attract and retain staff in the region with a focus on a training, professional and social level.

    Health professionals were encouraged to sign up to the Network to enjoy member benefits and free social events. It is free and open to all health... Continue reading

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  • WA Regional Training Hubs - Goldfields

    5 months ago
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    Click here to watch WA Regional Doctors explain what its like to live and work in regional areas and their training pathways to get them to where they are now.

    Video is supported by:

    WA Regional Training Hubs; The University of Western Australia; The University of Notre Dame; The Rural Clinical School; WA Country Health Service; WAGPET; WA Centre for Rural Health; Rural Health West; and WA Primary Health Alliance (Primary Health Network).

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  • Better health, together: Digital Health

    6 months ago

    WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington chats to Australian Digital Health CEO Tim Kelsey; responsible for all national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation and clinical quality and safety.

    WA Primary Health Alliance is responsible for planning, guiding and directing investment towards important primary care services across WA. As the operator of the State’s three Primary Health Networks (PHNs), which form part of the national Australian Government PHN initiative, we work closely with GPs, service providers, government and its agencies, and communities.

    Five of the ways we are working with partners to deliver better... Continue reading

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  • An invitation to a Health Forum Community Meeting

    6 months ago
    Health forum community 30.07.2019

    Hosted by Zak Kirkup MP (Shadow Minister for Health) and Kyran O'Donnell MLA (Member for Kalgoorlie)


    Come along and share your views about the Health System including Kalgoorlie Health Campus. Do you have any concerns, experiences or suggestions? What is important to you and your community?


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  • An invitation to medical, nursing and allied health professionals

    6 months 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

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  • Health and Wellbeing PitStop - Esperance

    7 months ago
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    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

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  • Expressions of Interest Open for Kalgoorlie LGBTIQ+ and Ally Co-Design Workshop

    7 months 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

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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15 June 2019

    7 months ago
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    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

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  • Better health, together: Social Connectedness

    8 months 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.

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