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The healing effect of helping others

The first time Elaine Ashurst entered the inpatient ward at Fremantle Hospital’s Mental Health Service, she “wanted to turn and run”.

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Have your say

Western Australians are being encouraged to help shape the future of their health system, with 10 public forums for the Sustainable Health Review to be hel... more

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Education the key for Donna

Nurse Practitioner Donna Keeley is part of a small team based at Fremantle Hospital, providing sexual health education, screening and treatment. The import... more

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Aboriginal Community Forum

Aboriginal consumers and community members are invited to attend a forum to learn about the community engagement being undertaken by the South Metropolitan... more

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Rotto team welcomes Humpty Dumpty donation

Despite being based on Perth’s island playground, the Rottnest Island Nursing Post’s work is definitely not child’s play.

Being in... more

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Carers and consumers invited to Fremantle Hospital's Mental Health Forum

Consumers and carers are invited to attend the Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum.

When: 2pm to 3.30pm, Thur... more

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We're on Facebook!

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is now on Facebook (external site).


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Nurses of '57 return to reminisce

Nurses who trained at Fremantle Hospital in 1957 returned to the hospital recently to mark 60 years since their graduation.

The group, most of whom ... more

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Friendly visitor brings joy to patients

Each Monday fortnightly patients in W4.3 at Fremantle Hospital spend quality time with a special visitor – Murphy the dog.

Murphy is part of <... more

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Local fire fighters on site for training drill

Fremantle Hospital was the scene of a search and rescue training exercise last Friday.

Fire officers, along with fully-equipped trucks from the Fre... more

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