Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Roger Cook MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

19/04/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Suicide prevention training across WA

18/04/2018

Cook

Health

Twenty-year celebration for Breastfeeding Centre

18/04/2018

Cook

Health

Bentley Maternity Unit receives certainty to continue the vital service

17/04/2018

Cook

Health

Sensible planning approach encouraged for health care decisions

16/04/2018

Cook; Tinley

Health; Youth

WA’s first Youth Health Policy to improve health services

16/04/2018

Cook

Health

Fair share for WA healthcare now more critical than ever

15/04/2018

Cook

Health

$2.2 million to bolster safety of frontline health staff

11/04/2018

Cook

Health

Paramedics are big winners in national accreditation

10/04/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health Recovery College model on its way

8/04/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

First look at Perth Children’s Hospital as opening dates revealed

27/03/2018

Cook

Health

Perth Children’s Hospital water gets the all clear

24/03/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Going the distance for youth mental health

20/03/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Turning the wheels to focus on Western Australia’s youth

19/03/2018

Cook

Health

Albany community welcomes launch of new after-hours health service

16/03/2018

Cook

Health

Perth newborns set to make mark on science

16/03/2018

Cook

Health

Redevelopments finished in Dalwallinu and Wongan Hills

15/03/2018

Cook

Health

Improved access to vital health information a step closer

12/03/2018

Cook

Health

Nursing and midwifery’s most dedicated to compete for top honours

10/03/2018

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti

Premier; Health; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government aged care election commitment on track

8/03/2018

Cook

Health

Significant improvement in breast cancer survival rates

7/03/2018

Cook

Health

Wheatbelt Health Service redevelopments complete

28/02/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Bringing positive mental health and wellbeing to Peel youth

27/02/2018

Cook

Health

Interim report shows positive moves towards a sustainable health system

27/02/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Preventive Health Summit to address obesity and alcohol issues

23/02/2018

Cook

Health

Health researcher in bid to break sound barrier

22/02/2018

Cook

Health

Final independent Ross Inquiry report complete

22/02/2018

Cook

Health

Car park compensation cost the State more than $20 million

22/02/2018

Cook

Health

Wheatbelt patients benefit from infrastructure investment

20/02/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New $7.1 million Mental Health Observation Area opens at Joondalup Health Campus

19/02/2018

Cook

Health

Healthway grants provide mental health support to WA’s LGBTQI community

16/02/2018

Cook

Health

Fair funding needed to keep the 'doctor' flying

6/02/2018

Cook

Health

Space age innovation set for neonatal lift-off

2/02/2018

Cook

Health

Federal Government's MenACWY vaccine program plays catch-up

1/02/2018

Cook

Health

Junior doctors welcomed into WA health system

30/01/2018

Cook

Mental Health

First of its kind regional step up/step down service for Albany

23/01/2018

Cook

Health

WA again leads the way with meningococcal disease vaccinations

19/01/2018

Cook

Health

Funding to expand education program for Aboriginal young people

16/01/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Community invited to comment on the impacts of methamphetamine use in WA

13/01/2018

Cook

Health

State Government funding to help Western Australians stay sun safe

13/01/2018

Cook

Health

Independent review of assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy legislation

11/01/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Tribunal President appointed

20/12/2017

Cook

Health

RPH benefits from a $1.3m new 360-degree scanner donation

16/12/2017

Cook

Health

Virtual emergency department goes 24/7

15/12/2017

Cook

Health

Zero tolerance to sexual harassment in WA health system

14/12/2017

Cook

Deputy Premier; Health

Research agenda for roundtable event

11/12/2017

Cook

Health

Governance change for State’s leading pathology service

8/12/2017

Cook

Health

Federal Government commitment needed on GP training positions

5/12/2017

Cook

Mental Health

New collaborative tool to help improve mental and physical health of Western Australians

30/11/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Call for Expert Panel members to develop Recovery College model

30/11/2017

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Funding boost for LGBTI community

29/11/2017

Cook

Health

Perth Children's Hospital opening timetable announced

28/11/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Dedicated campaign to get men and their loved ones talking

24/11/2017

Cook

Health

St John of God Midland Public Hospital celebrates second anniversary

20/11/2017

Cook

Health

Call for immediate changes to alcoholic drink labelling

19/11/2017

Cook

Health

Western Australians to benefit from new HIV trial

14/11/2017

Cook

Health

WA Primary Health Alliance launch ‘Choose Well, When You’re Worried Sick’ campaign

12/11/2017

Cook

Health

Strong community support behind sustainable future for health

9/11/2017

Cook

Health

Award recognises rural health champions

6/11/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Methamphetamine Roundtable held in Bunbury

5/11/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Doors wide open for methamphetamine peer support in Bunbury

26/10/2017

Cook

Health

Study seeking keys to restoring speech after stroke

24/10/2017

Cook

Health

Review of pharmacy ownership public consultation open now

19/10/2017

Cook

Health

Community input key to the future of the health system

19/10/2017

Cook

Health

Ross independent inquiry into PathWest complete

18/10/2017

Cook

Health

Improved access to vital health information to benefit patients

18/10/2017

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Planning

Work begins on WA's first Medihotel

13/10/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Treasurer

The State Government rejects John Holland’s latest claims and excuses regarding delays to the Perth Children's Hospital

13/10/2017

Cook; Templeman

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Comedy to bring hundreds of people to CBD for Mental Health Week

13/10/2017

Kelly; Cook

Science; Health

Data linkage review report released

12/10/2017

Cook

Health

Better engagement makes for healthier, happier employees

11/10/2017

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health research project to further support FIFO sector

7/10/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Week puts spotlight on regional WA

6/10/2017

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Joint media statement - First sod turned on Peel Youth Medical Services Health Hub

22/09/2017

Cook

Mental Health

WA leads the way in workplace mental health

22/09/2017

Cook

Health

Teenagers can now access meningococcal vaccine at GPs

21/09/2017

Cook

Health

WA kids to Discover the benefits of medical research

16/09/2017

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Healthway and Little Athletics promote healthy era for WA kids

14/09/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Giving our construction workers the tools to be OK

14/09/2017

Cook; MacTiernan; Murray

Mental Health; Agriculture and Food; Volunteering

Royal Show visits Parliament House for R U OK? Day

13/09/2017

Cook

Health

Robotic surgical system a first for WA’s public hospitals

8/09/2017

Cook

Health

New phone line to help WA women affected by mesh implants

8/09/2017

Cook

Health

Let's Prevent pilot program to tackle chronic conditions

7/09/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Mental Health; Treasurer

State Budget delivers more mental health support

7/09/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Treasurer

Putting Patients First: State Budget delivers quality, sustainable health care for Western Australians

7/09/2017

McGowan; Cook; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police; Corrective Services

$131.7 million to implement Meth Action Plan to address ice scourge

6/09/2017

Cook

Health

Tough tobacco reforms approved by State Cabinet

4/09/2017

Cook

Health

Public forums open for Sustainable Health Review

4/09/2017

Cook

Health

WA’s first Family Birth Centre celebrates silver anniversary

29/08/2017

Cook

Deputy Premier; Health

Indian opportunities abound on Deputy Premier’s visit

27/08/2017

Cook

Mental Health

More support for LGBTI community ahead of marriage equality survey

25/08/2017

Cook

Health

BreastScreen WA reaches two million mammograms

23/08/2017

Cook

Health

Healthway support to tackle Aboriginal health issues

23/08/2017

Cook

Health

A new dimension to Karratha Health Campus

23/08/2017

Cook

Health

CT scanner to bring cutting edge technology to Karratha, cut travel

23/08/2017

Cook

Health

Improving ear health gives kids a better chance

22/08/2017

Cook

Health

Research funding brings comfort to burns victims

21/08/2017

Cook

Health

Nominate for the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

11/08/2017

Saffioti; Cook

Lands; Health

Former Woodside Maternity Hospital sale to assist in budget repair

11/08/2017

Cook

Health

Chief Health Officer reports on water at Perth Children's Hospital

10/08/2017

Cook

Mental Health

Rugby league to encourage a better State of Mind for WA's young