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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation

6 February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation and the United Nations theme in 2020 is ‘Unleashing Y... more

Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation

Today is World Cancer Day

In acknowledging World Cancer Day, Tuesday February 4th, BreastScreen WA explains why all women over 40 should be regularly screened.

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Emus at the mobile BreastScreen clinic in Exmouth

Sandra Winfield - January Employee of the Month

Congratulations to January Employee of the Month Award winner Sandra Winfield, Registered Nurse Midwife.

Sandra was nominated for her hard working n... more

Sandra Winfield

Churchill scholarship for Dr Jenni Pontre

Congratulations to KEMH Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant, Dr Jennifer Pontre who was recently awarded a Churchill Scholarship to gain experience in th... more

Celebrating our dedicated staff!

Congratulations to November Employee of the Month Award winner Nabeelah Mukadam, Pharmacist.

Nabeelah was described by her nominator as:

Nabeelah Mukadam

Genetics Counsellor Awareness Day

Here at Women and Newborn Heath Service, we are celebrating all things Genetics on Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day, Thursday 14 November.

Celebrate... more

Obstetrics and General Genetic Services Team

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week 2019

This year, Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, held annually from 11 to 18 November, is an opportune time for former Health Promotion Coordinator at the Wester... more

Lanny Hoskins

Celebrating our dedicated staff!

Congratulations to our Women and Newborn Health Service's October Employee of the Month Award winner Kaitlin Sheridan, A/Area Manager, Perioperative and Da... more

Kaitlin Sheridan

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day at KEMH

The KEMH Memorial Rose Garden was radiant as it cast colour and fragrance across the grounds for the annual Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Servi... more

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week 10-16 November 2019

Around 1 in 5 expecting and new mums and up to 1 in 10 new dads are likely to experience perinatal anxiety and depression. Perinatal refers to the period f... more

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week 10-16 November 2019
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