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Call for nominations - WA Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

In accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010, the Minister for Health of Western Australia seeks nominations from suitable people residing in Western Australia.

Spotlight on top nurses and midwives

The 2022 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards is a golden opportunity to celebrate WA’s highly skilled, highly educated workforce of healthcare professionals.
Health worker administering PCR test

Patients need a referral for a PCR test at a private clinic

A reminder that starting tomorrow, Saturday, 1 October 2022, patients need a referral for PCR testing for COVID-19 by private pathology providers.
Family looking at phones standing with luggage in sunny indoor space

COVID-planning vital for travellers

With people travelling to see family and friends over the spring school holidays, it is important they be prepared and follow current COVID-19 public health and social measures.
Female nurse in PPE gear

Masks still required in high-risk settings

Recently eased mask wearing rules which came into effect on Friday, 9 September do not apply to hospitals and other high-risk settings.