Health tech company attracts strong interest in $5.5m IPO.
A shocking new report has revealed the growing burden of obesity, which is responsible for 8 per cent of all deaths in WA - and costs the State more than a quarter of a billion dollars a year.
The number of West Australian children poisoned from hand sanitiser — the most sought-after product in the pandemic — has more than tripled in the past few months.
Medibank Private says slightly more than one per cent of customers have suspended policies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and it expects them to return.
WA’s elective surgery waiting list has grown 14 per cent to 27,379 people after non-urgent operations were halted more than a month ago because of the coronavirus.
Ramsay Health Care will try and raise $1.4 billion to boost its balance sheet after elective surgery stopped in many countries due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia’s first locally grown medicinal cannabis producer has reached one of its biggest milestones so far, announcing its maiden export of local medicinal cannabis oil for patients.
Health Minister Roger Cook is scheduled to give an update on the coronavirus crisis at 11am. WATCH THE LIVE STREAM HERE
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says close to half of all Australian coronavirus cases have recovered as the Federal Parliament meets to pass the massive $130 billion JobKeeper stimulus package today.
Prestigious boys’ college Hale School has joined other elite private schools in cutting term two fees as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Students in Year 12 will be able to graduate despite the disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis, Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan has guaranteed.
The WA medi-tech company says the test will identify the SARS-Cov-2 virus, and studies would be conducted to examine the progression of COVID-19.
The Federal Government has released key coronavirus modelling that proves decisions to close borders, impose social distancing and quarantines for travellers are buying Australia crucial time.
Landlords of commercial shops will be required to give reduced rents to tenants under a new mandatory code announced by Scott Morrison.
Major health funds will in the next few weeks reveal how they will hand back to their members billions of dollars they will save as a result of COVID-19 surgery and dental bans.
A Perth-based healthcare clinic has launched a COVID-19 telehealth service for its patients — and has plans to make the technology available to the wider community.
Shares in Perth-based Skin Elements almost doubled yesterday after the natural skin care products maker revealed it was launching an alcohol-free hand sanitiser.
Personal hearing device producer Nuheara has stood down a number of its Perth-based employees due to business interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
John McNamara, owner of Malaga-based PharmAust Manufacturing, said normal manufacturing hours had gone from 8am-4pm, to 14-hour days starting at 6am.
WA’s Health Department is refusing to disclose the location of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the South West amid numerous claims by residents that the virus had arrived in Margaret River and Busselton.
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The Capes region is under-resourced with personal protection equipment leaving responding St John Ambulance volunteers concerned about their health, according to those on the frontline.
WA’s biggest health insurer has handed some relief to customers feeling the financial squeeze of the coronavirus.
Medical tech firm Cochlear is seeking to eliminate liquidity risk by raising $800 million as the coronavirus pandemic delays elective surgeries across a growing number of countries.
The statement said an agreement had been made with two WA hospitals for ‘continuous supply’ to be distributed.
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