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Registrations open for 2019 Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Symposium

In recognition of the importance of the first 1000 days of life, Women and Newborn Health Service is happy to present this one day symposium on supporting ... more

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health symposium

Community Midwifery Program opens in Joondalup

Our Joondalup Community Midwifery Program (CMP) officially opened yesterday, giving women greater pregnancy care options in ... more

Community Midwifery Program Midwives

16 Days in WA - Understanding what drives violence against women

Violence against women and their children is preventable and Australians no longer consider violence against women and their children a private issue. more

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

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

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