Mark McGowan (right) and Roger Cook have said the aim is to resume all elective surgery as soon as is safe and practical. Photo: Gabriel Oliveira

WA to resume half of all elective surgeries

The state government has said it will allow public and private hospitals to increase elective surgeries to 50 per cent of normal activity as of Monday, following new guidelines set today by the national cabinet.


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Total staff

1st-Department of Education40,113
2nd-Department of Health35,622
3rd-WA Police Force8,933
4th↑Department of Communities5,523
5th↓Department of Justice6,035
45 state government departments ranked by total staff in WA