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  • Mother checking young daughter's temperature

    Stop the spread

    Respiratory infections are especially common in winter and are easily spread, but there are things you can do to prevent it.

  • Hands being held on hospital bed

    Palliative care summit

    West Australians will have a chance to discuss palliative care issues with health experts at the WA Palliative Care Summit 2019 in August.

  • family of four riding bikes in the park

    Stay healthy this winter

    Winter is here and that can mean illness like cold and flu, rest assured we have some tips for staying healthy this winter.

  • Man rugged up sitting on a couch and blowing his nose into a tissue

    Stay healthy and avoid spreading respiratory illness

    Western Australians are being reminded to take steps to protect themselves and their families from colds and flu.

  • Hands being washed in the kitchen sink

    Don’t forget to wash your hands

    Good hand hygiene is the best and easiest way to avoid colds and flu.

  • Pregnant lady having a flu vaccine

    Flu vaccine availability update

    Government-funded vaccine for eligible groups is currently available. Contact your local immunisation provider to book an appointment.

  • smoker's lung in a jar with cigarettes

    Want healthy lungs? Go smoke free

    Today’s World No Tobacco Day raises awareness of the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure with this year’s campaign putting the spotlight on lung health.

  • Stethoscope, blood pressure monitor and wool in the shape of a heart

    May measure month

    Most people who have high blood pressure have never had it measured. Raised blood pressure (hypertension), affects 6 million adults and is the leading cause of heart attacks, stroke and kidney disease in Australia.

  • Family members including a dad, grandad, mum, daughter and son

    National Palliative Care Week

    National Palliative Care Week (19 – 25 May) is a time to encourage talk about end-of-life care wishes.

  • 2019 National Palliative Care Week logo

    National Palliative Care Week

    National Palliative Care Week (19 – 25 May) is a time to encourage talk about end-of-life care wishes.