An expert in prisoner health from The University of Western Australia is calling for the Federal Government to stop excluding prisoners from Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to improve health outcomes and ‘Close the Gap’ for Aboriginal people.
On 15 September 2018, CTEC held their annual Critical Care Medicine Conference at The University Club of Western Australia. The conference was officially opened by The Honourable Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health.
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.
The UWA Dental School Research Day was held on Friday 22 June at the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research to showcase the exciting research being undertaken within the School. With 150 attendees, the day was extremely well attended, and maintains the increased interest in our research activities.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $6 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from diabetes to stillbirth, heart health, eye disease and the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ+ young people.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with an Australian molecular diagnostics company to develop a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of delivering a preterm baby.
New and returning adjuncts are invited to submit an application form and required documentation online.
These guidelines, application and processes were developed in consultation with Faculty and university stakeholders. They are intended to help applicants and staff involved in the assessment process, and ensure consistent and fair governance.
Later this year the Faculty will launch its first edition of a newly redesigned magazine. The publication will illustrate the strength of our current research and achievements across the Faculty and in doing so will keep alumni informed of the goings on in their alma mater, and importantly, will also help to cultivate important relationships with external stakeholders: industry, government, affiliated institutes and centres, the media and community.
In recognition and appreciation of Henry Schein Halas, Mr Mike Covey, Vice President & Managing Director, Mrs Gayle Jones, WA Branch Manager, and Ms Teresa Swarbrick, Sales Specialist Corporate & Government were invited to visit the UWA Dental School on 19th October 2017 to view the new Oral Radiology Suite and particularly to see the new Planmeca ProMax 3D Max ProFace Cone Beam Computed Tomography unit which was generously supported by Henry Schein Halas. During the visit, a tour was undertaken of the new clinical laboratories and the new CAD CAM facilities.
The UWA Dental School's Family Fun Day was held on 25 February 2017 at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA) to welcome alumni back to the School and showcase the cutting-edge facilities available to students and ultimately for the care of our patients. The day was full of fun and activity, with many visitors who explored the Centre surprised and excited to see how it has changed.
Tours were conducted by volunteer students who led visitors through many areas, including the following: