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.
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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.
Some women use pregnancy as an excuse to overeat. You do have increased nutrition needs because your food must provide all the nutrients for you and your baby. It is important to eat healthy foods in the right amounts.
Whooping cough affects people of all ages, but it is most serious in young children under 6 months of age.
This topic is about your three to six month old and how they develop during these formative months.
An illustrative guide to receiving care in our health system, prepared by the WA Health Consumers' Council.
A summary of public patients' rights in Western Australian public hospitals.
Every woman over 18 years of age who has ever had sexual contact should have regular Pap smears every two years.
Too many children are not eating enough of the foods essential to good health. Fruit and vegetable consumption is particularly low. This guide will help address this problem for school-aged children.
A little worry following childbirth is normal, but too much anxiety and distress can interfere with your ability to care for your baby.
This document explains the process of dealing with breast screening just before and from the age of 70.
Babies vary a lot in the amount of sleep they need. Find out more in this informative brochure.
What is colour blindness? How you can test for it?
Departmental publications and reports
6 March 2013
Review of events surrounding Northam Hospital Emergency Department - executive summary (PDF 130KB)
11 January 2013
WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2012–2016 (HPSF)
5 November 2012
Annual Reports 2011-12
20 March 2013
Healthview Autumn 2013
29 August 2012
Referrals to Public Outpatient Surgical Clinics (PDF 760KB)