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Dear <<First Name>>,

Welcome to WAPHA Connect, an update on all things happening in primary health care across Western Australia.

In this issue:

WAPHA receives Moorditj Djinda award for Best Consultation process
The WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) Wheatbelt team received the ‘Best Consultation Process’ award for its After Hours consultation, in partnership with the Wheatbelt Aboriginal Health Advisory Council and Northam Hospital at the annual Moorditj Djinda awards night. Read more

Wheatbelt Aboriginal Health Advisory Council chairperson Marilyn Reidy, Northam Hospital representative Jenny Lee and WAPHA Regional Manager Fiona Bush receive the Best Consultation Process Award from WACHS CEO Jeff Moffet.

Collaboration and service integration the focus of networking session
WAPHA, in response to the recommendations of the Federal Government’s National Ice Taskforce, has commissioned new, evidence based services that are tailored to meet people’s individual needs at different stages of their treatment journey.
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Time to think about improved health equity in Western Australia 
Celebrating WA Day provided a moment for reflection as well as the chance to look forward to the opportunities and challenges facing our State. Read more

Carnarvon student wins youth leadership scholarship
Carnarvon year 12 student Alice Sambo is the winner of the 2017 Gascoyne Aboriginal Youth Leadership Scholarship (GAYLS) sponsored by WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) and WA Country Health Service. Read more

Generation Next conference puts focus on mental health for young people
WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) attended the Generation Next conference in Perth on Friday June 2, a one-day event focusing on youth mental health.
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Interim arrangements for the National Cervical Screening Program
The renewed National Cervical Screening Program will be implemented on 1 December 2017, supported by the National Cancer Screening Register. Read more

New aged care campaign launched
The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP has launched a new aged care campaign to raise awareness of My Aged Care and home care services among older people and their families. Read more

Primary Health Exchange is an online consultation hub where you can find information about Primary Health Network (PHN) projects and tell us your thoughts on the planning and design of primary health care in WA. Join the conversation 

Upcoming education and CPD events
WAPHA is hosting a number of education and CPD events over the coming months. To find out more visit our events page.

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