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SMHS registrar takes research to world stage

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) Mental Health Registrar Dr Katie Niven is gearing up to present her mental health research at the esteemed World C... more

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Fremantle Hospital goes digital with BOSSnet

Paper records are a thing of the past at Fremantle Hospital with BOSSnet Digital Medical Record (DMR) system now in operation.

After 12 months of pl... more

Two female nurses wearing Fremantle Hospital uniforms stand next to two computer screens.

New cognitive impairment identifier empowers staff

A new bedside tool will empower clinical and non-clinical staff working across Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group (FSFHG) to better respond to patient... more

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Interns kick off medical careers

South Metropolitan Health Service welcomed 118 new medical graduates last week, signalling the start of their careers as doctors.

Their first week i... more

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Service medical registrars sought

The words 'flexible and supportive work environment' and 'opportunities to learn and progress' sum up Dr Ade Freeman’s experience at Fiona Stanley Fr... more

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Research study aims to improve diabetes self-management

A study at Fremantle Hospital is investigating the effectiveness of a device that checks blood glucose levels in diabetics using insulin.

Fremantle... more

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SMHS collective efforts recognised at WA Health Excellence Awards

South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is celebrating after a few big wins at the 2018 WA Health Excellence Awards.

Our teams took home three proj... more

Winners of a 2018 WA Health Excellence Award accept their award on stage

A voice for consumers

Partnering with consumers ensures patients and their families are central to all that we do, and the consumer voice is heard, acknowledged and valued.

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Fremantle Ladies’ Auxiliary proud of healthy changes

Fremantle Hospital’s trolley service has been revamped to meet the new healthy eating guidelines and now offers fresh, healthy options.

Every ... more

Three women stand behind a trolley that holds healthy fruit and drink options.

Recognition for project to improve outcomes for Aboriginal people

A project with the aim of achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people through workforce development and training is a South Metropolitan Health ... more

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