Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Roger Cook MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

14/12/2019

Cook

Health

Major funding boost to expand Joondalup Health Campus

13/12/2019

Cook

Health

Board members sought for PathWest and Health Support Services

13/12/2019

Cook

Health

New Albany radiation oncology service on track

12/12/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Site works begin for new Goldfields mental health service

10/12/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Parliament passes historic voluntary assisted dying laws for WA

5/12/2019

Cook

Health

Don’t leave home without your measles shot

2/12/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Western Australia’s first Recovery College a true collaboration

1/12/2019

Cook

Health

Going somewhere? Don’t bring HIV home from your holiday…

29/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Advisory Council appointed

28/11/2019

Cook

Health

New hope for dialysis patients as world-first trial tracks breakthrough in infection testing

26/11/2019

Cook

Health

Plan to make WA the nation’s healthy weight capital

19/11/2019

Cook

Health

New amendments to Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill tabled in the Upper House

19/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Outstanding Western Australians awarded for work in mental health

15/11/2019

Cook

Health

Tender to build Carnarvon aged and palliative care centre released

12/11/2019

Cook

Health

Cutting red tape to help patients access medicinal cannabis

7/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Mental health named as opener this cricket season

7/11/2019

Cook

Health

Country Ambulance Strategy provides ambitious blueprint for future services

5/11/2019

Cook

Health

Researcher in bid to blow rogue cancer’s cover

1/11/2019

Cook

Health

Merredin Health Service and Mukinbudin Health Centre officially opened

1/11/2019

Cook

Health

Newman Health Campus redevelopment a step closer

30/10/2019

Cook

Health

Western Australians benefit from easier access to pathology results

29/10/2019

Cook

Health

Increased funding to stop hospital violence and aggression

28/10/2019

Cook; Murray; Saffioti

Health; Seniors and Ageing; Planning

New policy to cut red tape and improve aged care planning

25/10/2019

Cook

Health

Groundbreaking study to detect brain defects in babies

24/10/2019

Cook

Health

WA patients set to benefit from new medical imaging system

19/10/2019

Cook

Health

Government grant to support SunSmart message with Surf Life Saving WA

16/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre opened at RPH

15/10/2019

Cook

Health

Remembering little lives lost and protecting their memories

10/10/2019

Cook

Health

Goldfields to receive significant boost to palliative care services

10/10/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Massive boost for palliative care services across Western Australia

10/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Finalists announced for Western Australian Mental Health Awards

9/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Public comment sought on draft action plan to help prevent suicide

8/10/2019

Cook

Health

Jandakot Airport upgrades open new pathways to the sky

7/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Supporting mental health where we live, learn, work and play

7/10/2019

Cook

Health

Narrogin Health Service officially opened

3/10/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Family birthing centre at Fiona Stanley Hospital open

2/10/2019

Cook

Health

Health system delivers Digital Strategy to improve patient care

2/10/2019

Cook

Health

Sustainable Health Review Oversight Committee to help future-proof healthcare

1/10/2019

Cook

Health

Latest innovation in country healthcare announced

30/09/2019

Cook

Health

Partnership to drive healthier basketball culture

27/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Maintenance jobs blitz delivers improvement works for Albany Health Campus

26/09/2019

Cook

Health

New era for health research and innovation funding

25/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Legislative Assembly votes in favour of Voluntary Assisted Dying

24/09/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Grant to develop and pilot mental health and arts program in the Kimberley

24/09/2019

McGowan; Cook; Wyatt

Premier; Health; Treasurer

Priority hospital maintenance blitz to help stimulate local economy

18/09/2019

Murray; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Health

State Government grants promoting sport for all

14/09/2019

Cook

Health

Public hospitals welcome privately practicing midwives

12/09/2019

Cook

Health

WA setting world benchmark in cancer survival

10/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Deputy Premier

Largest of its kind lithium hydroxide plant launched in Kwinana

10/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

GP urgent care arrives to give patients more choice

2/09/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Women's Interests

Policy to deliver healthy outcomes for WA women and girls

30/08/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New health strategy to break down barriers for LGBTI Western Australians

29/08/2019

Cook

Health

Community service program to help vulnerable to quit smoking

29/08/2019

Cook

Health

Funding boost for WA researchers on brink of identifying new diseases

27/08/2019

Cook

Health

$24 million investment for injury prevention programs

23/08/2019

Cook

Health

BreastScreen WA celebrates 30 years of service and new online results portal

23/08/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Construction of new Bunbury community mental health service complete by January

22/08/2019

Cook

Health

Audit of food and drink services at WA Health sites released

21/08/2019

Cook

Health

Plan now, before it’s too late: new Advance Care Plan campaign

20/08/2019

Cook

Health

Upgraded health clinic for Jigalong community

20/08/2019

Cook

Health

New X-ray machines for sick WA children an Australian first

19/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Health care options to be expanded through GP Urgent Care Clinics

11/08/2019

Cook

Health

Action to reduce violence and aggression in WA hospitals

6/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Landmark voluntary assisted dying legislation to be introduced

2/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Peel Health Campus transformation plans revealed

1/08/2019

Cook

Health

WA pharmacists able to administer greater range of vaccines

31/07/2019

Cook

Health

Minister officially opens new Onslow Health Service

29/07/2019

Cook

Health

Western Australian organ donors urged to find a ‘plus one’

29/07/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say to help guide future cancer services in WA

22/07/2019

Cook; Ellery; McGurk

Health; Education and Training; Community Services

No Jab, No Play to improve vaccination rates in WA children

12/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

Funding secures future for Doors Wide Open

12/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$11.8 million funding boost for Bunbury Hospital redevelopment

11/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 million expansion progresses

10/07/2019

Cook

Health

Your Voice in Health staff survey finds engaged and dedicated workers

4/07/2019

Cook

Health

New remote clinic is helping Wangkatjungka community

4/07/2019

Cook

Health

McGowan Government bolsters Kimberley renal dialysis services

3/07/2019

Cook

Health

Sexual health resources tackle rising infection rates

27/06/2019

Cook

Health

Report paves the way for voluntary assisted dying bill

22/06/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Regional football round raises mental health awareness

21/06/2019

Cook

Health

Summit to crack down on violence against health staff

11/06/2019

Cook

Health

Recruitment of clinical staff in the North-West goes digital

10/06/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital celebrates its first birthday

10/06/2019

Cook

Health

New policy to help improve the health of men and boys

5/06/2019

Quigley; Cook

Attorney General; Health

New CT scanner will help find answers in cases of unexpected death

24/05/2019

Cook

Health

Junior football partnership to tackle unhealthy eating

24/05/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Update to the Plan for Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug services

22/05/2019

Cook

Health

Health Service Board chairpersons reappointed

22/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Deputy Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government releases preliminary response to Aboriginal youth suicide reports

21/05/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

New Family Birthing Centre set to deliver for mums to be

21/05/2019

Cook

Health

McGowan Government funds the Collie Hospital redevelopment

20/05/2019

Cook

Health

Gascoyne residents to have their say on voluntary assisted dying legislation

20/05/2019

Cook

Health

Pilbara residents to have their say on voluntary assisted dying legislation

17/05/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Royal Perth and Bentley hospitals raise the flag for the LGBTI community

16/05/2019

Cook; Johnston

Mental Health; Mines and Petroleum

Improving mental health at work for Western Australians

12/05/2019

Cook

Health

Kimberley after-hours nurse manager wins 2019 Nurse of the Year

9/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government invests in vital youth services in the Kimberley

9/05/2019

Cook

Health

Patients put first through sustainable health growth and investment

9/05/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Budget boosts mental health investment to record levels

9/05/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Medical research and innovation receives major funding boost

9/05/2019

Cook

Health

Palliative care package to support sickest Western Australians