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Tailored hospital care helps elderly residents stay home

On a Tuesday evening in August, a quiet neighbourhood street welcomed an Emergency Department (ED) in the back of an ambulance.

Amidst local pets a... more

An elderly man and women sit while three women and a men stand behind them.

Bidding a fond farewell to Professor Christobel Saunders AO

One of Australia’s most prominent research-orientated cancer surgeons, Professor Christobel Saunders AO, is departing Western Australia after being a... more

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P.A.R.T.Y Program empowers WA teens to make the right choices

As healthcare workers, particularly those in rehab services or trauma units, our staff often witness the outcomes of tragic accidents that could have been ... more

A male doctor shows a treatment technique on a mannequin to high school student

da Vinci robot creating masterpieces in upper gastrointestinal surgery

In October 2018, Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) became the first public hospital in WA to... more

A man wearing surgical scrubs and an older male patient in a hospital gown stand beside a piece of robotic equipment.

Spinal Outreach Service helps Morgan navigate the road to recovery

On the 5 August 2020, 33-year-old Kalgoorlie local Morgan Scrivener’s life changed forever.

Morgan was out riding his new motorbike with a fri... more

A man in a wheelchair with a blanket over his legs sits in front of a lake

Overcoming the sound of silence

Imagine if the world around you suddenly went quiet. That’s exactly what happened to 33-year-old Tara Hoban when she suffered a stroke a... more

A young woman and a dog in front of an emergency department

New clinic helps patients to regain their voice

It’s a simple procedure that takes just 30 minutes but the results for patients are life changing.

The newly established Fiona Stanley Hospita... more

Three health professionals and a male patient in a treatment area

World first trials investigating targeted bladder cancer treatment

After recovering from a malignant melanoma more than three decades ago, it was the diagnosis of bladder cancer that completely changed 67 year old Fr... more

A group of five men and women stand together with a young child. One of the women holds a baby.

West Australian first virtual behaviour therapy program for type 1 diabetes launched

Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group (FSFHG) has launched its first virtual behavioural group therapy program - Enhanced Self-care for Diabetes (E... more

Dr Melanie Burkhardt on a virtual teams meeting.

Google glasses cause a buzz amongst hospital staff

Ever-changing COVID-19 restrictions around the country have provided an opportunity for South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) to explore new and i... more

A man wears a pair of Google glasses
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