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16 days of Activism to stop violence against women

There is no excuse for violence against women and the ‘16 Days in WA’ campaign to stop violence against women focuses attention and action on f... more

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Virtual reality simulator keeps skills developing

The Gynaecology team at KEMH recently acquired a high fidelity LapSim virtual reality simulator, a piece of training equipment vital in developing technical s... more

Virtual reality simulator

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week 11-17 November 2018

Around 1 in 7 new mums and up to 1 in 10 new dads are likely to experience postnatal depression. The rate of anxiety across the perinatal period is thought to... more

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New $50 bank note featuring KEMH hits the streets

The Reserve Bank has launched the new $50 banknote, which features King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) with Edith Cowan.

As with the existing bankn... more

New $50 bank note featuring KEMH hits the streets

Obstetric Medicines Service celebrates 30 years

To coincide with National Medication Safety Week, the Obstetric Medicines Information Service at KEMH will celebrate 30 years of providing mothers, familie... more

Obstetric Medicine Service

World Sepsis Day

On World Sepsis Day we remind all staff and patients to ‘Think Sepsis’.

Every 3-4 seconds someone in the world dies of sepsis and it i... more

She gives birth... you give blood

In 2017 sixty four percent of red blood cell donations were transfused into KEMH women (including Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Oncology). Thirty five per cent ... more

Midwives and Doctors take part in National Collaborative

A team of KEMH midwives and doctors are taking part in a Women’s Healthcare Australasia (WHA) National Collaborative, to improve outcomes for women thro... more

Midwife, Lee-Anne Burnett, Dr Mat Epee, Dr Sebastian Leathersich with midwives Carly Thompson and Maddy Pearce

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS) celebrated World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August) and joined more than 120 other countries throughout the world to prom... more

King Eddies celebrates Breastfeeding Week

Purple Bra Day for our NICU nurses

The King Edward Memorial Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) turned purposely purple on Friday 22 June when staff and... more

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