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A chance to thank our volunteers

Every week across our hospitals and health service, hundreds of volunteers work tirelessly to improve the experience of our patients and their families. more

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Winners at WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is celebrating wins by two of our outstanding nurses at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards on Sat... more

Winners of the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards onstage at the 2018 gala dinner

We celebrate International Day of the Midwife

This International Day of the Midwife, we sat down with Alicia Pearce to discover more about her role as the Maternity Unit Manager at Rockingham General H... more

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Patient centred program reducing falls

Ensuring patients feel empowered in their care was a key factor in the introduction of the Safe Recovery Inpatient Education Program at Rockingham General ... more

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We are all the patient experience

Patient Experience Week (23-27 April) provides the opportunity for the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) to reflect on how our staff deliver excelle... more

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Aged care rehabilitation patients encouraged to ditch their pyjamas

The Rockingham Aged Care Rehabilitation Unit (ACRU) is encouraging patients to ditch their pyjamas and get up, dressed and moving in a new... more

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Michelle takes the lead

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) Aboriginal Health Strategy Senior Programs Officer Michelle Sultan is taking the next step forward as a leader.more

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Suki leads the way as a WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalist

South Metropolitan Health Service Nurse Director – Informatics Suki Loe has been named a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awa... more

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Rockingham nurse a finalist at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) Advanced Skilled Enrolled Nurse in Mental Health Mandy Major has been named as a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing ... more

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Maternity ward raises funds for mothers in need

Rockingham General Hospital’s (RGH) maternity unit has raised more than $1700 for local charity SOUL Care, as well as donating a new cradle and soft ... more

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