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Work begins to upgrade Brooks Health Centre heliport

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Work begins to upgrade Brooks Health Centre heliport

BROOKS – Construction has begun on a new and improved helicopter landing pad at the Brooks Health Centre. 247 more words

On this day...

2 years ago I had my first respite placement. Little “Terrance”.

So much has changed in the last 2 years.

MM has moved from interstate and become a foster carer. 184 more words

Foster Care

Something Less than an Ambulance -- will it fly?

ER doctors never ask the question but often think: “Why did you call an ambulance for a sore throat?!”  The trip costs at least $1000 and stands a chance of not being covered by insurance.   453 more words

Restructuring Health Care

Vertical and horizontal development in hospitals

Whilst facilitating training in Tanzania last week, we spent time in an emergency centre where immense development and improvements has taken place.  The development has been possible due to financial aid of an external donor.  1,084 more words


Can you get a child to keep?

A question I’ve been asked a lot by well meaning people who see me sad at having to ‘give back’ a kiddy.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s crossed my mind, a lot. 267 more words

Foster Care

Clark, the ARLGP Superman

As you may have heard, we have a resident Superman at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

Clark arrived at the shelter on Sunday, August 24th with gun shot wounds in his two front legs. 309 more words


I must be so proud of the Tanzanian nurses who I spent the past 6 weeks teaching.

So today was the final day of teaching the Tanzanian nurses the acute care course. I have been volunteering in Tanzania for the past 6 weeks on behalf of Global Health Alliance Western Australia (GHAWA). 501 more words