A whistleblower claims junior surgeons at Perth Children’s Hospital are being forced to carry out operations overnight — unsupervised and after working long hours — in an attempt to free up beds.
Health Minister Roger Cook has been blasted for his optimism in WA’s public health system in the midst of an investigation into the death of seven-year-old girl at Perth Children’s Hospital.
In a heartbreaking interview, Aishwarya Aswath’s parents broke down as they recounted cherished moments with their daughter before the her tragic death at Perth Children’s Hospital.
One month before Aishwarya Aswath died waiting for care, a Perth Children’s Hospital ED nurse expressed ‘grave concerns’ about ‘several incidents resulting in significant harm’, The West can reveal.
Josh Zimmerman and Sarah Steger
It’s a tough question, but it’s one Health Minister Roger Cook and his department must find an answer to — no matter how uncomfortable that answer might be.
The case of blood clotting in a Melbourne man was ‘likely’ linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine he was given, Australia's Deputy Chief Medical Officer has confirmed.
Australian medicinal cannabis revenue is tipped to double this year amid growing confidence in the emerging sector. And WA is poised to maintain a significant hold of the market share.
It will take decades until the gender pay gap is likely to close but one major WA industry has made some big progress, according to new research released today.
Perth-based tech company Nanoveu is about to see its product distributed globally through a new deal with Nestlé.
West Australians are set for a post-COVID splurge, with a boost to war chests for discretionary spending, homes and travel, according to new research.
Paul Cross looks out at the killer whales frolicking in the wild waters of WA’s Bremer Canyon with a love like they saved his life ... because they did.
WA businesses will hand out the least number of salary increases nationally this year, but of those recipients, the pay bump will be the most generous.
Up to 400,000 jobs could be lost when JobKeeper ends in a little over a week, according to new data from Small Business Australia.
WA retailers are set for a “solid” remainder to 2021, according to a new retail forecast, however challenges lie ahead with expectations of a correction to discretionary spending.
Overwhelming community support and heavily boosting its online presence was critical to helping one WA family-run small business survive the height of COVID uncertainty.
Perth’s CBD hospitality operators are confident trading will exceed pre-COVID levels in coming months, after new research showed the impact of February’s lockdown continued after restrictions lifted.
WA Health says it is too early for businesses to be looking at running their own vaccination programs, just days after the Federal COVID-19 advisory commission chair urged companies to prepare.
Danielle Le Messurier
Two Perth women who were told their business would “never survive without a male company figurehead” have grown their operation to become a multi award winning health service.
Despite coming from country NSW and never having seen a family member go through university, Shirley Bowen’s dream of becoming a doctor was not once considered beyond the realms of possibility.
New research has revealed the “tipping point” for starting your own business, with dissatisfaction at work among the biggest triggers
Western Australia’s success in keeping the State mostly COVID-19 free has been a win for bricks and mortar retail but experts predict the shift towards online spending is set to strengthen.
The COVID pandemic has led many West Australians to rethink their careers with a recent survey showing more than half want to change jobs for better work-life balance.
The chair of the national COVID-19 Commission Advisory Board, Nev Power, has implored business to do everything in its power to support the vaccine rollout and encourage employees to get immunised.
Medibank Private chief executive Craig Drummond will retire on June 30 after almost five years at the helm the insurer.
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