Publications and reports

Consumer health publications

Here is a selection of our most requested and recent publications.

For more health information please also see: Health topics A-Z.

Starting school? Moving to a new school? (PDF 258KB)

Inform the school of your child's immunisation history.

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (PDF 123KB)

Whooping cough affects people of all ages, but it is most serious in young children under 6 months of age.

Child development 36 months (PDF 243KB)

This topic is about your three to six month old and how they develop during these formative months.

Patient First (PDF 3.8MB)

An illustrative guide to receiving care in our health system, prepared by the WA Health Consumers' Council.

Public Patients' Hospital Charter (PDF 240KB)

A summary of public patients' rights in Western Australian public hospitals.

Why you should have a regular Pap smear (PDF 400KB)

Every woman over 18 years of age who has ever had sexual contact should have regular Pap smears every two years.

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The Little Pink Book (PDF 1.72MB)

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes and will change throughout your life. Your menstrual cycle, pregnancy, age and weight may alter the size, shape and feel. This little book will help guide you to better breast health.

Postnatal Depression and Anxiety (PDF 514KB)

A little worry following childbirth is normal, but too much anxiety and distress can interfere with your ability to care for your baby.

After 70... should I have screening mammograms? (PDF 252KB)

This document explains the process of dealing with breast screening just before and from the age of 70.

Sleep 3–6 months(PDF 1.1MB)

Babies vary a lot in the amount of sleep they need. Find out more in this informative brochure.

Colour blindness (PDF 180KB)

What is colour blindness? How you can test for it?

Bellevue Health Surveillance Register: Follow-up study (PDF 1.2MB)

Results of the study of people who voluntarily registered to have their health tracked following exposure to chemical fumes released in the fire at Waste Control Pty Ltd in Bellevue 12 years ago.

Departmental publications and reports

28 March 2014
Healthview Autumn 2014

10 February 2014
WA Health Performance Report – October to December 2013 Quarter (PDF 3.57MB)

14 January 2014
The cost of excess body mass (PDF 1.16MB)

8 October 2013
Annual Reports 2012-13

8 July 2013
Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia 2012, Overview and Trends (PDF 690KB)

11 June 2013
Health and Wellbeing of Adults in Western Australia 2012, Overview and Trends (PDF 994KB)

20 May 2013
Immunisation Strategy of Western Australia 20132015 (PDF 3.14MB)

6 March 2013
Review of events surrounding Northam Hospital Emergency Department - executive summary (PDF 130KB)

11 January 2013
WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 20122016 (HPSF)

14 November 2012
Review of the admission or referral to and the discharge and transfer practices of public mental health facilities/services in Western Australia

 

 

 

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