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Reduced isolation period for COVID-19 cases and close contacts

The isolation period for people who test positive for COVID-19 has changed from 7 to 5 complete days.
Health officers wearing PPE at COVID testing clinic

COVID-19 testing clinic hours to reduce

WA’s approach to COVID-19 testing, which has been vital in detecting COVID-19 to keep the community safe, has changed considerably since the early days of the pandemic.

Graduate Development Program: Applications now open

The WA Health Graduate Development Program (GDP) attracts well-rounded graduates who are looking for a jumpstart into a career.
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Keeping track of outpatient appointments made easier with Manage My Care app

The Department of Health is encouraging consumers to tap into Manage My Care – WA Health’s first digital mobile and web-based app to track real-time scheduling of outpatient appointments and specialist referrals.
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Funding for Community Consultations on the Cancer Information Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Consumers and Carers

The Department of Health has awarded five community grants to conduct consultation discussions across CaLD communities to identify CaLD cancer consumers and carer’s needs for cancer information during the cancer care pathway (diagnosis through to survivorship)