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WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. With a State spanning over 2.5 million square kilometres, it is the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority.We employ 44,000 dedicated staff in metropolitan, regional and remote areas of the State to attend to the health needs of our growing population.These podcasts give some insight into the amazing people who work within the WA Health System.

WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. With a State spanning over 2.5 million square kilometres, it is the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority.We employ 44,000 dedicated staff in metropolitan, regional and remote areas of the State to attend to the health needs of our growing population.These podcasts give some insight into the amazing people who work within the WA Health System.
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WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. With a State spanning over 2.5 million square kilometres, it is the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority.We employ 44,000 dedicated staff in metropolitan, regional and remote areas of the State to attend to the health needs of our growing population.These podcasts give some insight into the amazing people who work within the WA Health System.

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Episodes

The heart with Dr Michelle Ammerer

8/8/2019
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Heart disease is the biggest single killer in Australia. And while there are many symptoms of a heart attack – you may have just one, or many – each individual will experience these symptoms differently. One thing is certain though – if you are having a heart attack it is essential to get treatment straight away to avoid damage to your heart. Listen to Dr Michelle Ammerer, Cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital discussing heart health, heart disease and those all so important...

Duration:00:48:47

Hypertension with Professor Markus Schlaich

8/8/2019
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Hypertension is the biggest killer worldwide with an estimated 10 million deaths per year directly attributable to uncontrolled blood pressure. Also known as ‘high blood pressure’, hypertension is a chronic common condition that may cause long term damage to the heart, brain, kidneys, eyes and blood vessels, caused through the blood pressure in the arteries being persistently elevated. Join Professor Markus Schlaich from the Dobney Hypertension Centre as he discusses why it is so important...

Duration:00:42:05

Influenza with Professor Paul Effler

7/10/2019
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Professor Paul Effler is the Medical Coordinator, Communicable Disease Control at the Department of Health, and is the foremost expert on influenza in Western Australia.

Duration:00:38:56