My Region - Goldfields

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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:

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    Now Off The Drugs (NOTD) - facilitated group

    almost 1 year ago

    The NOTD group is a peer led group and will be meeting at Hope Community Service officer on a fortnightly basis. This group is being established since the NA (Narcotics Anonymous) facilitator moved back to the Bunbury. Hope Community Services Goldfields Community Drug and Alcohol Service is now supporting the group by providing a safe non judgmental space and we will offer support to the peers facilitating the group.

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    Free Mental Health Training in the Goldfields

    almost 1 year ago

    The Mental Health Commission invites you to attend two free workshops presented by

    Robynne Stark & Mark Lowery (Workforce Development, Mental Health Commission)

    Trauma Informed Care and Practice

    This workshop aims to assist individual workers and agencies to begin to implement trauma informed care and practice. This workshop will:

    • Provide an overview of different types of trauma

    • Describe the links between AOD, mental health issues and trauma

    • Describe the impacts of trauma

    • Explain the principles of trauma informed practice and care

    • Provide participants with an opportunity to consider how to implement trauma informed care and practice in their agency and... Continue reading

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    Better Health, Together - our partnership in the 13 Cancers LiveLighter campaign

    about 1 year ago

    Dear members,

    In the recent Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington had the opportunity to chat to Cancer Council WA CEO, Ashley Reid about our partnership in the 13 Cancers LiveLighter campaign.

    WA Primary Health Alliance has been named as the primary care partner in Cancer Council WA’s 13 Cancers LiveLighter public awareness campaign.

    The campaign focusses on the contribution of sugary drinks to dangerous toxic fat around the organs which can trigger 13 types of cancer.

    As the primary care partner, WA Primary Health Alliance has committed to ensure GPs are trained and equipped... Continue reading

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    Little Free Pantries - Making a Big Difference for Those in Need

    about 1 year ago

    There's a small-scale charity movement starting to take holdacross the country. Think of those "little free library" boxes, but with a twist:- these are small pantries stocked with non-perishable foods suchas peanut butter, crackers and rice, and hygiene products including tampons,toothpaste, and toilet paper for people in need to take.


    The town of Esperance has just joined the movement, with two community pantries opening on September 12th. One pantry is located at the Gumtree Christian Fellowship Church in Nulsen and the other is situated at the overflow parking outside the Esperance Public Library. There's a door on the front of... Continue reading

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    Spirometry Training Course in Kalgoorlie

    about 1 year ago

    WAPHA is hosting a National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) Spirometry Training Course in Kalgoorlie on Saturday 16th November 2019. The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The 7-hour interactive workshop includes hands-on components to allow you to apply your new knowledge in a practical setting. The workshop is open to all GPs and primary healthcare nurses. For further information or to register for the event, please refer to attached flyer.


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    Recognising, Preventing and Responding to the Abuse of Older People On-line Learning Modules

    about 1 year ago

    ***Advocare Education Session - Kalgoorlie 17 September 2019***

    This project is a collaborative approach between WACHS, Advocare and WAPHA.

    This initiative has come from recognition of the complexities of “Elder Abuse” and is a response to develop the capability of health providers to respond to the abuse of older people.

    Advocare will be providing an introductory session to the learning experience based on Elder Abuse Protocol: Guidelines for action booklet, developed by Advocare in association with Dr Barbara Blundell, Curtin University and the Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (APEA). The information provided within this document is... Continue reading

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    Better Health, Together: Compassionate Communities

    about 1 year ago

    In this month’s Better health, together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington chats to City of Albany Mayor, Dennis Wellington about our partnership in delivering the Compassionate Communities project.

    The project, which targets communities in the Great Southern, is a whole of community approach to increasing awareness of end of life, and empowering people to live and die well, at home where possible.

    Compassionate Communities is the approach we have adopted in delivering the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care initiative.

    Compassionate Communities recognise that caring for one another during a health crisis or personal loss is... Continue reading

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    Better health, together: Aboriginal Health

    over 1 year 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

    over 1 year ago

    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

    over 1 year ago

    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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