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Great for the State 2020: Confronting the Crisis

We highlight the Western Australians helping prepare our healthcare system for COVID-19

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Connections key in sourcing PPE

Connections key in sourcing PPE 

Andrew Forrest has run a nimble and remarkably successful campaign to procure medical equipment from China, while WA’s healthcare community has rallied to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manufacturers retool for essential products

Manufacturers retool for essential products 

Hold the whiskey and the luxury dresses, WA manufacturing has shown its dynamism by shifting to sanitiser, scrubs and masks.

RFDS readies response for the regions

RFDS readies response for the regions 

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is increasing its capacity by 25 per cent in preparation for a potential increase in COVID-19 cases in the regions.

Time, teamwork put WA on front foot in viral fight

Time, teamwork put WA on front foot in viral fight 

Hard-border closures and a partial lockdown in WA are providing medical researchers with the opportunity to explore potentially life-saving COVID-19 treatments.

WA Breast Cancer specialist's determination to cure incurable

WA Breast Cancer specialist's determination to cure incurable 

While early stage breast cancer is the chief focus of most researchers internationally, BCRC-WA directs more than half of its research – 67 percent – into metastatic cancer, that is where the breast cancer has metastasised in another part of the body, such as the brain or bones. 

Dealing with the Impact on WA

Dealing with the Impact on WA 

Of late, we have typed coronavirus or COVID-19 into our mobile devices so often that if mistyped, the spelling is automatically corrected. Since December 2019, COVID-19 has profoundly impacted global health and our social systems.

Responding to Covid-19: business transformation & the role of leadership

Responding to Covid-19: business transformation & the role of leadership 

For a few years now we have heard many organisations talk about transformation – digital, customer, operating model.  The term ‘VUCA’ – volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity being increasingly used by business leaders to describe the changing environment in which we li

Call for local medical safety gear production

Call for local medical safety gear production 

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is looking for businesses with the capability to manufacture or supply medical personal protective equipment.