Dr Tim Koh is the new chair of the WA chapter of the RACGP. Dr Sean Stevens is deputy chair.
Prof Mark Everard is the new co-lead for the Respiratory Health Network. He replaces outgoing lead Prof Stephen Stick.
Mental Health Week last month recognised the work of UWA’s Prof Osvaldo Almeida, who won the GESB Award for improved outcomes in Seniors Mental Health. The Wheatbelt GP Network was recognised for its work with Aboriginal communities.
The State Government has committed $750,000 to the Busselton Health Study over the next three years. The study has been going since 1966 and has involved more than 25,000 people.
Linear Clinical Research, the commercial arm of the Harry Perkins Institute was again a finalist in the WA Industry and Export Awards.