Dr Richelle Douglas is the new Medical Director at Sexual & Reproductive Health WA.

Former Commissioner for Children and Young People Ms Michelle Scott is the inaugural director of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA. She has also been appointed to the Anglicare WA board along with Ms Jenna Palumbo.

A/Prof David Watson and Dr Tim Cooper recently became Members of the Order of Australia for their contribution to the profession and the community.

BGC Constructions has won the tender for the forward works of the $32 million upgrade of the Katanning Health Service. Main building works for a new ED, medical imaging and outpatient facilities are expected to start in mid-year. Next in line is Merredin, Cunderdin, Warren and Narrogin.

Perth-based Avita Medical has sold its respiratory business to a Victorian company for $2.47m to concentrate on US regulatory approvals for its ReCell autologous cell harvesting technology.

The State Government through the Southern Inland Health Initiative is calling for applications for one-off grants worth a total of $19m to improve regional aged and dementia care. Details are on the Tenders WA website.

Geraldton Building Services and Cabinets has been awarded a $5.3m contract to build the Midwest Cancer Centre with work expected to be completed by the end of the year. As well as the $4.1m cancer centre, there will be a $1.2m renal consulting room.


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