Media Statements

For Portfolio: Health

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

8/10/2019

Cook

Health

Jandakot Airport upgrades open new pathways to the sky

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; 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

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; 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

22/05/2019

Cook

Health

Health Service Board chairpersons reappointed

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

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

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

7/05/2019

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

McGowan Government takes action on methamphetamine issues

30/04/2019

Cook

Health

Influenza warning for parents of pre-schoolers

26/04/2019

Cook

Health

Public input urged on voluntary assisted dying legislation

26/04/2019

Cook

Health

More public consultation announced on voluntary assisted dying

23/04/2019

Cook

Health

New council to steer health services on precision path

18/04/2019

Cook

Health

Medical intern program available at St John of God Health Care

17/04/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Safe access zones around sexual health clinics in Western Australia move a step closer

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

McGowan Government invests in renal dialysis facilities in Newman

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

$13.8 million to improve primary and acute health care in the Pilbara

12/04/2019

Wyatt; Cook

Lands; Health

New land release at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct as centre of excellence takes shape

12/04/2019

Cook

Health

MRI for Kalgoorlie Health Campus

11/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$22.2 million funding boost for more mental health beds and support

10/04/2019

Cook

Health

State Government welcomes aged care funding boost

10/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Sustainable Health Review provides ambitious blueprint for the future of health care in Western Australia

8/04/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$22.7 million funding boost for RPH to help State’s sickest patients

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Voluntary assisted dying - Have your say on WA’s legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on WA’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

1/04/2019

Cook

Health

New dental clinic opens at Fremantle Hospital

31/03/2019

Cook

Health

Inquiry into the impact of climate change on health in WA

30/03/2019

Cook

Health

WA butts out smoking according to National Health Survey

26/03/2019

Cook

Health

Free measles vaccinations for adults

24/03/2019

Cook

Health

New stroke service for Perth’s northern suburbs

21/03/2019

Cook

Health

Review urges change to reproductive technology and surrogacy laws

19/03/2019

Cook

Health

Western Australians urged to comment on voluntary assisted dying

18/03/2019

Cook

Health

Health funding boost for WA under a Shorten Labor Government

15/03/2019

Cook

Health

Tougher tobacco laws to further protect WA community health

12/03/2019

Cook

Health

Funding for lifesaving new cancer service in the Great Southern

9/03/2019

Cook

Health

Finalists announced for 2019 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

9/03/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Have your say on the future of women’s health in WA

8/03/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Support for safe access zones around abortion clinics

8/03/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Consultation on mental health clinical governance

28/02/2019

Cook

Health

New clinics set to benefit rare disease patients

23/02/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$6.5 million to launch Royal Flying Doctor jets into the skies

21/02/2019

Cook

Health

Brand new health clinic now open in remote Kimberley community

19/02/2019

Cook

Health

Smooth transition to new emergency department at Northam

15/02/2019

Cook; Murray

Health; Mental Health; Sport and Recreation

Country football clubs funding boost to improve mental health