Media Statements

For Portfolio: Health

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

Sanderson

Health

Maternity, birthing, and neonatal services to be expanded in Bunbury

2/12/2022

Sanderson

Health

Australian-first psychiatry training program to live, train and practice in regions

30/11/2022

Sanderson; Buti

Health; Finance

Expressions of Interest sought for Geraldton Hospital upgrade

24/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

First cardiac rehabilitation service launched in the Wheatbelt

22/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

More vaccinations now available at participating pharmacies

20/11/2022

Sanderson; Quigley; McGurk

Health; Attorney General; Women's Interests

McGowan Government to reform WA’s abortion laws

15/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

New emergency care unit at St John of God Midland Public Hospital

14/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

Pharmacy interns head bush in regional recruitment drive

8/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

New and improved Dongara residential aged care facilities welcome patients

3/11/2022

Sanderson

Health

New nature playground brightens QEII precinct

2/11/2022

Johnston; Sanderson

Industrial Relations; Health

WA Health workers accept State Government wages offer

31/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

New clinic opens for patients with long COVID-19 symptoms

31/10/2022

McGowan; Dawson; Sanderson

Premier; Emergency Services; Health

WA’s State of Emergency to end 12.01am November 4, 2022

27/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

New public car park opens at Joondalup Health Campus

23/10/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Record $11 million Telethon donation for WA's bravest kids

22/10/2022

Dawson; Sanderson

Medical Research; Health

McGowan Government announces funding boost to child health

20/10/2022

Sanderson; Punch

Health; Disability Services

Supporting patients with a disability to safely leave hospital

19/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

Western Australians invited to help shape new women and babies hospital

18/10/2022

Cook; Sanderson; Templeman

Tourism; Health; Sport and Recreation

Six months to go to 2023 World Transplant Games in Perth

18/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

South-West kids all smiles with paediatric dental surgery opening at Busselton Health Campus

13/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

Keeping patients safe from COVID-19 at WA hospitals

11/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

Exhibition acknowledges RPH’s role caring for Bali bombing victims

11/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

Bentley Hospital’s new modular beds now open

6/10/2022

Sanderson

Health

Your Voice in Health survey returns as pandemic pressures ease

30/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

WA hospitals welcome next generation of nurses and midwives

29/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Western Australia restricts sale of nitrous oxide gas canisters

23/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Free RAT handout at the Perth Royal Show

23/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Bunbury Regional Hospital to benefit from 30 new modular beds

23/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

New ophthalmology unit opens at Fremantle Hospital

23/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

$1.8 million to upgrade Plantagenet Cranbrook Health Service

20/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Improving critical cancer diagnostic equipment for Western Australians

12/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Wearable technology gives emergency department staff a second set of eyes on patients

6/09/2022

Sanderson

Health

Small grants set to make big impact on health of WA students

5/09/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Collie Health Service redevelopment progressing

23/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

Paving the way for Perth’s newest Mental Health Unit

16/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

Community control of Aboriginal health clinics to help close the gap

10/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More free RATs for Western Australian households

9/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

New era for ambulance services to deliver contemporary care

9/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

Measured approach to scaling back WA hospital COVID processes

8/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

New 30-bed modular hospital ward boosts capacity at Rockingham General Hospital

5/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

More than 15,000 nicotine vapes seized in compliance crackdown

4/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

New resources to support Western Australians in future health care decisions

2/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

WA’s Free Jab June and July program a success

1/08/2022

Sanderson; Ellery

Health; Education and Training

Increased RAT distribution for WA schools

31/07/2022

McGowan; Carey; Sanderson; Buti

Premier; Lands; Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Broome Health and Wellbeing Campus to be first of its kind

27/07/2022

Sanderson

Health

Investing in research to protect WA kids from harmful industries

15/07/2022

Sanderson

Health

Day hospice offers respite and care to patients with life-limiting illness

12/07/2022

Sanderson

Health

New recruitment drive to encourage midwives to return to hospitals

7/07/2022

Sanderson

Health

Eligibility expanded for winter COVID-19 booster

6/07/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Mask mandate removed for tour buses in boost for WA tourism

30/06/2022

Sanderson

Health

Free flu jab program extended to give more West Australians chance to get vaccinated

28/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Innovative modular hospital wards to boost WA’s hospital capacity

24/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Millions more free RATs for Western Australians at pop-up locations

23/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

COVID-19 testing clinic changes to reflect demand

20/06/2022

Sanderson

Health

Sports program to support Aboriginal children’s mental health

15/06/2022

Sanderson; Papalia

Health; Police

Mental Health Co-response expanded into South-West

15/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Mask wearing mandate removed at airports in line with national advice

14/06/2022

Sanderson

Health

RPH’s new $10 million inpatient Mental Health Unit now open

10/06/2022

Ellery; Sanderson

Education and Training; Health

Toolkit and education campaign to stop young people vaping

2/06/2022

Buti; Sanderson

Aboriginal Affairs; Health

Remote Kimberley medical service receives $2 million boost

1/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Lotterywest and Healthway CEO appointed

1/06/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More public health measures phased out following WA’s soft landing

29/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Panel appointed to help deliver new reproductive technology and surrogacy laws for Western Australians

29/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

‘Free Jab June’ for Western Australians in influenza vaccination blitz

26/05/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Innovation and ICT

New $10 million heliport for Royal Perth Hospital

26/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Major redevelopment of Bunbury Regional Hospital reaches important milestone

23/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Work starts on $9.5 million redevelopment at Kalamunda Hospital

20/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Influenza immunisation program expanded to protect more Western Australians this winter

18/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Multi-agency response to support WA’s ambulance service

17/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Drive-through collection sites for free RATs for close contacts

16/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

First patients to be treated at redeveloped Newman Health Service

13/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Radiation oncology services in Albany to be provided by GenesisCare

12/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

McGowan Government State Budget delivers for Byford Health Hub

12/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Treasurer; Health; Mental Health

New record for health and mental health investment in 2022-23 State Budget

9/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More free Rapid Antigen Tests for close contacts in regional WA

8/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Boost for WA’s world-leading COVID-19 response and recovery

6/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

WA reaches 80 per cent third dose vaccination milestone

5/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

Health kick for community sporting clubs

4/05/2022

Sanderson

Health; Mental Health

Extra $49.4 million for major hospital upgrade in Geraldton

3/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

$1.6 billion in health infrastructure spending to deliver key projects

3/05/2022

Sanderson

Health; Mental Health

Health boost for regional and remote communities in State Budget

2/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

New $252 million reform package to improve WA emergency care

2/05/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More free Rapid Antigen Tests available for close contacts

1/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

More elective surgery bookings resume at hospitals

28/04/2022

Sanderson

Health

Milestone reached in $61.4 million Newman Health Service redevelopment

26/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Public health measures to ease with WA’s soft landing secured

21/04/2022

Sanderson

Health

More people eligible for vaccinations at pharmacies this flu season

13/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Public health and social measures to ease from 12.01am tomorrow

12/04/2022

Sanderson

Health

More babies to be birthed locally in Margaret River

12/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson; MacTiernan

Premier; Health; Regional Development

Free RATs from WA regional community resource centres

9/04/2022

Sanderson; Whitby

Health; Environment

‘Taking it to the streets’ vaccination campaign for school holidays

8/04/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Medical Research

WA Child Research Fund now open for applications to improve child and adolescent health

4/04/2022

Sanderson

Mental Health; Health

Sporting grants to create healthy communities

4/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Winter booster COVID-19 vaccine for higher risk groups

3/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson; Cook

Premier; Health; Tourism

Safe cruise shipping to resume in staged manner in WA

1/04/2022

Sanderson

Health

More than $2.4 million in funding to continue to make smoking history

1/04/2022

Sanderson

Health

Kicking a goal for healthier sporting clubs

31/03/2022

Sanderson

Health

Child health check clinics for children with COVID-19 needing face-to-face care

29/03/2022

Ellery; Sanderson

Education and Training; Health

Easing of public health measures in schools for Term 2

25/03/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More access to free RATs for WA regional and remote communities