My Region - Perth North PHN

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A map showing WA with a pop out of the Perth North PHN region comprising of Perth City/Osborne Park, Joondalup/Wanneroo and Midland/Swan.

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.

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What is happening in the Perth North Metro region to help everyone get the health care they need? Tell your stories and celebrate the amazing work that is happening in our communities.

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    Your health matters - see your GP

    4 months ago

    Regular healthcare needs don’t stop during a pandemic. But some general practices in Western Australia are reporting a drop in patient numbers, believed to be related to COVID-19 fears.

    The See Your GP campaign reminds consumers of the importance of regular medical appointments and reassure them of the availability of safe, essential health care.

    It emphasises that it’s more important than ever for Western Australians to stay healthy and get the treatment, prescriptions and screening they need.

    General practice is open and safe to visit in person, and while some things might look a little different on arrival, these are... Continue reading

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    COVID-19 Messages from Telethon Kids Institute's Aboriginal staff

    6 months ago
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    Better health, together: WA Healthy Weight Action Plan

    8 months ago

    In this month’s Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington sits down with Pip Brennan, Executive Director of the Health Consumers’ Council and the Hon Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier, Minister for Health and Mental Health to talk about our partnership in developing the WA Healthy Weight Action Plan 2019-2024.

    Read the WA Healthy Weight Action Plan.

    The Action Plan, currently in implementation, provides detail on the sustainable changes planned to support people and families who are at-risk of overweight (those at the high end of the healthy weight body mass index range) and those... Continue reading

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    WAPHA gets Rainbow Tick of approval

    9 months ago

    WA Primary Health Alliance has officially been approved for Rainbow Tick accreditation.

    We are proud of this achievement as it represents the value we place on supporting, respecting and celebrating the individual differences of our staff and the broader WA community.

    Our accreditation journey commenced in 2018, where we began working towards meeting six national standards of LGBTI inclusive practices.

    These include:

    • Organisational capability
    • Workforce development
    • Consumer participation
    • A welcoming and accessible organisation
    • Disclosure and documentation, and
    • Culturally safe and acceptable services

    WA Primary Health Alliance General Manager Chris Kane said given our vision of equitable health outcomes across WA... Continue reading

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    Better health, together: Chronic Heart Failure

    9 months ago

    In this month’s Better Health, Together video, WA Primary Health Alliance CEO, Learne Durrington sits down with Dr Norman Swan from the ABC Health Report to talk about our increasing focus on improving care for people living with chronic heart failure.

    We will be exploring opportunities for collaborative action on chronic heart failure, which is most commonly due to underlying coronary heart disease and prior myocardial infarction, hypertension and diabetes.

    This recognises:

    the significant burden of disease chronic heart failure represents in the Western Australian community, which is even more significant in country areas and among the Aboriginal community.

    The... Continue reading

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    Better Health, Together: LiveLighter

    9 months ago

    In this 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 focuses 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 in talking to... Continue reading

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    Wanneroo Festival

    12 months ago

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    With One Voice

    12 months ago

    This week is the launch of the first all-inclusive community choir in Mirrabooka. The With One Voice Mirrabooka (WOVM) is more than just singing with your local community choir:

    • It’s an opportunity to create real connections between the diverse people in the community.
    • It’s about building bridges between those who are experiencing disadvantage and those who are more fortunate.
    • It’s about creating opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds and situations to learn from one another and help each other.
    • The choir is led by a professional conductor and meet weekly, followed by supper.
    • In addition to singing and... Continue reading

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    Stan & Jean Perron Child Advocacy Centre Opens in Midland

    about 1 year ago

    A new facility housing services for children and young people affected by the trauma of abuse, is now open in Midland.

    The Stan & Jean Perron Child Advocacy Centre, the second of its kind in Australia, is located in the historic railway workshops precinct which is transforming into a medical, health and wellbeing hub. Parkerville Children and Youth Care, WA Police, Department of Child Protection, Ngala, Raphael Services and Yokai will colocate to provide an integrated system for those in need.

    The 200 seat Basil Hanna Auditorium will be available for organisations to hire.

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    Mirrabooka Mental Health Week

    about 1 year ago

    The Mirrabooka Mental Health Week Cooperative held an event during Mental Health Week in October 2019. The theme was 'Stronger Together: Mental wellbeing starts in our community' and the event was held in the Mirrabooka Square shopping complex.


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