Leanne Nicholson The WA AMA says the right decision was made to suspend the registration of euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke over his links to the suicide of a young and healthy WA man man.
Chenee Marrapodi Hundreds of public hospital health workers gathered on the steps of Parliament House today to protest the WA government's public sector wages policy.
Aleisha Orr When the police arrive at a hospital to transfer a patient most people might assume that person is a criminal but that is not always the case.
Labor has lashed WA Premier Colin Barnett for missing a crisis meeting of his state and territory counterparts to discuss the federal government's planned public hospital funding cuts.
Dr Joe Kosterich One of the great misnomers of our time is the term “health system.”
Joe Kosterich One of the great misnomers of our time is the term 'health system', writes Dr Joe Kosterich.
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A man accused of murdering his mother while she was cooking him dinner is still "very ill" and needs more treatment at a mental health facility, a Perth court has heard.
Perth Zoo lioness gets a health check
Aleisha Orr The risk of fraud and corruption within the West Australian Health Department has been described as a “problem that requires immediate and urgent attention” in a report released on...
Leading health campaigners have been labelled zealots and sent abusive emails from those who oppose their stance on electronic cigarettes amid fierce debate about the devices.
A coronial inquest has found a midwife and nurse at two of Perth's main hospitals died of accidental overdoses within six months of each other after obtaining drugs from their workplaces.
Aleisha Orr Whistleblower Ashton Foley who is still in hiding following a number of claims about her credibility now says she will testify in the upcoming inquiry into the Peel Health Campus and also has plans...
The health union has called off all industrial action in the state's public hospitals after the government agreed to go to arbitration to resolve a pay dispute.
Aleisha Orr An infectious diseases expert says the threat of an ebola outbreak in Western Australia is “very, very small”.
Leanne Nicholson The health industry is a minefield of unsubstantial claims and now one West Australian company has been instructed by the state’s consumer watchdog to stop making promises.
Aleisha Orr Some West Australians are living off credit cards and not buying medicines because of pressures on their budget, a consumer advocate report has found.
Nicole Cox The father of a pearl diver who died off Broome says he is 'insulted' and 'disappointed' that heftier charges were not laid against WA pearling giant, Paspaley.
Aleisha Orr The Maritime Union of Australia is calling for better regulation of the pearl diving industry.
Leanne Nicholson Emergency services are monitoring five bushfires burning in the popular Kimberley region as the area reaches a severe classification for this year’s dry season.