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15 September 2017
PALLIATIVE CARE NEXT TOPIC FOR GP EDUCATION PROGRAM
Palliative Care will be the main topic for the next session of Bethesda Health Care’s popular General Practitioner (GP) Education program. More than 40 medical practitioners are expected to attend this event held at the hospital café on 12 October 2017 from 6pm.
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4 July 2017
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE RECOGNISES LONG SERVING STAFF MEMBERS
The Bethesda Health Care GP Education Program is hosting two specialties at their next event on Tuesday 18 July 2017 from 7pm. The topics of Cardiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship will be presented to up to 40 local General Practitioners (GP) in the Hospital Café.
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23 June 2017
CARDIOLOGY AND INFECTION CONTROL NEXT TOPIC FOR GP EDUCATION
The Bethesda Health Care GP Education Program is hosting two specialties at their next event on Tuesday 18 July 2017 from 7pm. The topics of Cardiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship will be presented to up to 40 local General Practitioners (GP) in the Hospital Café.
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5 May 2017
HAND HYGIENE FOCUS AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
As part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May 2017, Bethesda Health Care is celebrating this important day through staff education, and visitor information about hand hygiene.
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12 April 2017
FLU VACCINATIONS ON OFFER AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Bethesda Health Care launched their annual staff flu vaccination program last week, encouraging all of their staff to take up the offer for a free ‘flu shot’.
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27 February 2017
SKIN CANCER POPULAR ADDITION TO GP EDUCATION
The Bethesda Health Care GP Education Program is including the popular session of skin cancer into their 2017 program. Entitled “Understanding Skin Cancer and Melanoma: diagnosis, treatment and care”, this session will take place on Tuesday 21 March 2017, from 6:30PM in the hospital café.
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24 February 2017
FULL DAY OF ORTHOPAEDIC CONDITIONS FOR GP EDUCATION
The 2017 Bethesda Health Care GP Education Program is commencing on Saturday 1 April 2017, with an all day program run by Coastal Orthopaedics entitled “A complete orthopaedic update for GPs: symptoms, diagnosis and management”.
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30 November 2016
INFECTION CONTROL BOOST AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Two staff members at Bethesda Health Care recently undertook additional infection control qualifications through the Australasian College of Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) – the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region.
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24 October 2016
SAFETY MONTH AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
National Safe Work Australia month is celebrated in October each year, and Bethesda Health Care is making sure they spread the word to staff as well as visitors to the hospital. The month aims to improve awareness of work health and safety, encourage discussion about safety at work and share positive workplace stories from across Australia.
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19 October 2016
INFECTION PREVENTION HIGHLIGHTED AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
This week is International Infection Prevention Week and the theme is ‘Breaking the Chain of Infection’. The aim of this week is to raise awareness of the role Infection Prevention plays to improve patient safety and Bethesda Health Care want to spread this important message.
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17 October 2016
OFFICIAL OPENING OF THEATRE EXPANSION PROJECT
The Premier of WA Hon Colin Barnett MLA officially opened the newly constructed operating theatres at Bethesda Health Care in Claremont on Saturday 15 October 2016, as part of the hospital’s expansion program.
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28 September 2016
GP EDUCATION SUPPORTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
As part of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the next Bethesda Health Care General Practitioner (GP) Education night on Thursday 13 October 2016 will feature presentations by three breast surgeons speaking on breast cancer management entitled "Big and Small, Let's Save them All!".
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5 September 2016
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE TURNS UP THE HEAT ON PROSTATE CANCER
As part of international prostate cancer awareness month, Bethesda Health Care will again be hosting a BIG AUSSIE BARBIE on Wednesday 14 September 2016 between 11am – 2pm.
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4 August 2016
HOT TOPICS IN PALLIATIVE CARE FOR GP EDUCATION PROGRAM
Palliative Care will be the main topic for the next session of Bethesda Health Care’s popular General Practitioner (GP) Education program. More than 40 medical practitioners are expected to attend this event held at the hospital café on 18 August 2016 from 6pm.
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21 June 2016
LONG SERVING STAFF HONOURED AT REMEMBRANCE DAY
Bethesda Health Care in Claremont recognised their long serving staff members at a special ceremony today as part of their annual Remembrance Foundation Day celebrations.
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20 June 2016
BETHESDA FOUNDATION RECEIVES WORTHY DONATION
The Bethesda Foundation, the fundraising arm of Bethesda Health Care recently received a donation from the Rhonda Wyllie Foundation to assist in the purchase of an anaesthetic machine to be used in the operating theatres.
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25 May 2016
COMMON ORTHOPAEDIC CONDITIONS FOR GP EDUCATION PROGRAM
Four of Bethesda Health Care’s key orthopaedic surgeons will be presenting the next topic at the popular General Practitioner (GP) Education program on Thursday 16 June from 6:30PM in the hospital cafe.
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24 May 2016
BUILDING PALLIATIVE CARE CAPACTY IN THE COMMUNITY
This week is National Palliative Care Week, and Bethesda Health Care is celebrating ten years of providing palliative care to the WA community.
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12 May 2016
10 YEARS OF PALLIATIVE CARE AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Following the closure the Cottage Hospice in Shenton Park in 2006, Bethesda Health Care ventured into the provision of palliative care by opening a small 10 bed in-patient Palliative Care Unit (PCU).
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12 May 2016
CARING FOR THE CARERS AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
As part of International Nurses Day (IND) held annually on May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, Bethesda Health Care will be celebrating with all of their staff.
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9 May 2016
VOLUNTEERS PART OF THE TEAM AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
More than 40 volunteers give up their time to work at Bethesda Health Care in Claremont, providing assistance to patients, families and visitors to the hospital. Their invaluable contribution is being recognized as part of National Volunteer Week next week.
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5 May 2016
HAND HYGIENE IS PRIORITY AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
As part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May 2016, Bethesda Health Care is celebrating this important day through staff education, and visitor information about hand hygiene.
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20 April 2016
GP EDUCATION FOCUSES ON BARIATRIC SURGERY
For the first time bariatric surgery will be included as part of the Bethesda Health Care GP Education program. Entitled ‘Fat to Fit – Reshaping our Thoughts in Bariatric Surgery’ this session will be on Thursday 19 May 2016 from 6:30pm at the hospital’s café.
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18 April 2016
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE LAUNCHES FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM
Today Bethesda Health Care launched their annual staff flu vaccination program encouraging all of their staff to take up the offer for a free ‘flu shot’ for the next two weeks.
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3 March 2016
PROSTATE CANCER IS LATEST TOPIC FOR GP EDUCATION PROGRAM
Prostate cancer will be the main topic of the second session of the Bethesda Health Care’s popular General Practitioner (GP) Education program. More than 40 medical practitioners are expected to attend this event held at the hospital café on 17 March 2016.
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2 March 2016
MOBILE PALLIATIVE SERVICE ASSISTS MND PATIENTS
Bethesda Health Care’s Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS) collaborates with a number of external service care providers in the provision of palliative care, including the Motor Neurone Disease Association of WA (MNDAWA).
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18 February 2016
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE LAUNCHES 2016 GP EDUCATION PROGRAM
Bethesda Health Care’s popular General Practitioner (GP) Education program was launched this evening with the first seminar of the year held at the hospital café for more than 40 medical practitioners.
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5 February 2016
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE LAUNCHES 2016 VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Bethesda Health Care’s 50 plus team of Volunteers celebrated the New Year with a morning tea today to welcome a new Volunteer Coordinator and to officially launch their new Volunteer uniforms.
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9 December 2015
SECOND TOP SAFETY AWARD FOR BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Bethesda Health Care has retained their WorkSafe Platinum status for a further two years, and was presented with a WorkSafe Plan Platinum Certificate of Achievement today by Mr Lex McCulloch, WorkSafe WA Commissioner.
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5 November 2015
THEATRE EQUIPMENT DONATED TO SRI LANKAN AND BALI HOSPITALS
Two hospitals in Bali and Sri Lanka will be the lucky recipients of six anaesthetic machines kindly donated by Bethesda Health Care in Claremont.
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4 November 2015
ORTHOPAEDIC CONDITIONS FOR FINAL GP EDUCATION SESSION OF 2015
For the final General Practitioner (GP) education session for 2015, orthopaedic surgeons from Coastal Orthopaedics and principal physiotherapist from Body Logic Physiotherapy will be presenting on common orthopaedic conditions on Thursday 5 November 2015 at Bethesda Health Care.
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23 October 2015
PLATINUM WORKSAFE AWARD AGAIN FOR BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
As part of Safe Work Australia month, Bethesda Health Care has just received notification from WorkSafe WA that they will be retaining their WorkSafe Platinum status for a further two years. The Claremont based hospital remains the only private hospital in WA with this accolade that was initially received two years ago.
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PAIN MANAGEMENT BOOK LAUNCHED AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
One of Bethesda Health Care’s accredited specialists, Dr Stephanie Davies, a Pain Management Specialist launched her book entitled ‘Rewire your Pain’ at an evening event at the hospital on October 15 2015.
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13 October 2015
BREAST CARE FOCUS FOR GP EDUCATION
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the next Bethesda Health Care General Practitioner (GP) Education night on Thursday 29 October 2015 will feature presentations by three breast surgeons speaking on breast cancer management entitled "Big and Small, Let’s Save them All!".
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16 September 2015
BIG AUSSIE BARBIE AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
As part of international prostate cancer awareness month, Bethesda Health Care will be hosting a BIG AUSSIE BARBIE on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 between 11AM - 2PM.
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17 August 2015
EXPANSION OF MOBILE PALLIATIVE CARE AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Leading on from their provision of the highly successful pilot project entitled Palliative Ambulatory Service North (PASN) services for the past five years, Bethesda Health Care in conjunction with the Department of Health, and the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network has recently expanded its reach with the launch of the Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS).
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11 August 2015
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
Bethesda Health Care, has recently welcomed corporate advisor Mr Tri Suseno as the newest member of their board.
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4 August 2015
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE AND CANCER SUPPORT WA COLLABORATION
Bethesda Health Care has just signed a Service Level Agreement with Cancer Support WA that will benefit the patients and their families of the hospitals Palliative Care Unit (PCU), as well as the hospital staff and doctors.
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23 July 2015
REMEMBRANCE DAY CELEBRATES LONG SERVING STAFF AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
At its annual Remembrance Foundation Day celebrations on 23 July 2015, Bethesda Health Care recognised a number of their long serving staff members including Ms Robyn Strong, who has worked at the Claremont private hospital for more than thirty six years.
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21 July 2015
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE SUPPORTS HEALTHY LIVING COMMUNITY EVENT
Bethesda Health Care is again collaborating with the Dalkeith Road Church of Christ to present their next community education event on 20 August from 7pm. Entitled ‘Health is the New Wealth’ this event is focused on providing vital information about healthy living, nutrition and exercise.
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20 July 2015
NEW TOPIC OF PLASTIC SURGERY FOR GP EDUCATION
The next Bethesda Health Care GP Education night on Tuesday 11 August 2015 will feature presentations by three specialist plastic surgeons entitled ‘The Recognition of Treatment of Skin Cancers and Modern Trends in Nasal Surgery’.
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29 June 2015
BETHESDA HEALTH CARE $10 MILLION REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Bethesda Health Care in Claremont will undergo a $10 million redevelopment program to construct two new operating theatres commencing in July 2015 by successful tenderer Cockram.
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10 June 2015
GP EDUCATION FOCUSES ON SHOULDERS
The next Bethesda Health Care GP Education night on Thursday 25 June 2015 will feature presentations by orthopaedic surgeons from Perth Shoulder Clinic entitled ‘Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Shoulder Disorders’.
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2 June 2015
PATIENT PACKS ARE A REAL COMFORT
Bethesda Health Care is proud to confirm a successful and highly appreciated collaboration with The Georgina Hope Foundation - a non-profit charitable organisation established by Mrs. Gina Rinehart and daughter Ginia, after Mrs. Rinehart’s efforts in the mining industry making funding of this foundation possible.
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25 May 2015
CARING FOR THE CARER DURING PALLIATIVE CARE WEEK
National Palliative Care Week runs from Sunday 24th - Saturday 30th May 2015. This year's theme is: Dying to talk; talking about dying won't kill you.
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12 May 2015
ALL CARERS RECOGNISED AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
International Nurses Day (IND) is celebrated around the world annually on May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, and the IND theme for 2015 is : Nurses: A Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective.
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4 May 2015
HAND HYGIENE NUMBER ONE AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
5 May 2015 is the World Health Organisation (WHO) International Hand Hygiene Day. This year there is a call to action in support of the WHO’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign, launched in 2009 and to commemorate ten years of the WHO Clean Care is Safer Care programme 2005-2015.
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20 April 2015
FLU VACCINE PROGRAM LAUNCHED AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
Bethesda Health Care launched their annual staff flu vaccination program this week, encouraging all of their staff to take up the offer for a free ‘flu shot’.
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20 April 2015
PAIN MEDICINE EDUCATION FOR GP'S AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
The third Bethesda Health Care General Practitioner (GP) Education session for 2015 will be on Thursday 7 May from 6:30pm in the hospital café, and will be offering a new topic for attending GP’s - ‘The Latest in Pain Medicine for General Practice’.
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12 March 2015
TWO GP EDUCATION TOPICS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE AT BETHESDA HEALTH CARE
The second Bethesda Health Care General Practitioner (GP) Education session for 2015 will be on Tuesday 17 March from 6:30pm in the hospital café, and will be offering two topics for the attending GP’s. Three doctors who specialise in the area of Cardiology and Infectious Diseases will present on two topics entitled “Cardiology: Angiograms and Post Coronary Stenting Management” and “Antimicrobial Stewardship: What GP’s Should Know”.
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5 March 2015
CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY
It has been 20 years since Bethesda Health Care worked together with the Dalkeith Road Church of Christ to provide community education, and now both groups have come together in 2015 to recommence this invaluable service provided to their surrounding neighbourhoods.
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23 February 2015
FERTILITY FORUM FOR GP EDUCATION AT BETHESDA HEALTHCARE
The first Bethesda Healthcare General Practitioner (GP) Education session for 2015 will be on Thursday 5 March from 6:30pm in the hospital café. Three specialists who operate at the hospital will present on the area of fertility.
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6 February 2015
BACK TO SCHOOL SAFELY WITH BODY LOGIC PHYSIOTHERAPY
Physiotherapists Body Logic in Claremont are running free information sessions for parents about the importance of posture and injury prevention for children returning to school after school holidays.

The free community sessions will be at Body Logic’s rooms overlooking the Swan River at Bethesda Hospital, and will be facilitated by Nicole Robb - Physiotherapist.
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21 November 2014
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GATHERING AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont held its annual clinical association meeting, and Christmas celebratory drinks at the Hospital cafe on 18 November 2014.

Attended by the Bethesda Hospital board, senior staff, accredited doctors, and other stakeholders, the 100 strong crowd enjoyed a New York jazz themed evening whilst looking across the Swan River.
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15 October 2014
AMAZING AUCTION ITEMS FOR BETHESDA FOUNDATION
The Bethesda Foundation has managed to secure priceless and unique sought after items as part of their online and live auction for the Foundation Charity Ball that is on Saturday 18 October at Hyatt Regency Perth.
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7 October 2014
PATRONS GROUP ANNOUNCED FOR BETHESDA FOUNDATION
The Bethesda Foundation boasts an impressive line up of patrons who bring experience and profile to the philanthropic arm of the Claremont based private hospital.
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1 October 2014
MANY STEPS FOR GLOBAL CORPORATE CHALLENGE
Bethesda Hospital took part in Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), hosting five teams of seven in the global workplace health and wellness program who managed to walk 46,388,245 steps, which burnt a total of 1,870,374 calories.
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11 September 2014
'NEW YORK NEW YORK' THEME FOR THE 2014 BETHESDA FOUNDATION CHARITY BALL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be launching their philanthropic arm, the Bethesda Foundation, at a spectacular social event on the evening of Saturday 18 October 2014 at the Hyatt Regency. The event will be their inaugural Foundation Charity Ball during a year that celebrates the 70th year of caring for the West Australian community.
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11 September 2014
R U OK? DAY AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont is promoting R U OK? Day amongst their staff and visitors to the hospital today as part of National R U OK? Day.
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8 September 2014
PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS THROUGH GP EDUCATION
As part of international prostate cancer awareness month, Bethesda Hospital has incorporated a prostate cancer theme for their upcoming General Practitioner (GP) education session to be held at the hospital on Tuesday 23 September 2014 from 7:00pm.
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1 August 2014
YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE CELEBRATED AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
At the annual Remembrance Foundation Day celebrations at Bethesda Hospital today, several staff members were recognized for their length of service, along with a celebration to mark the ‘official’ opening of the Hospital on the Claremont site in 1944. This year’s celebrations took on even more significance, marking the 70th year of providing personalised care to the WA community.
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14 July 2014
GP EDUCATION ON SHOULDER TREATMENT AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
The next General Practitioner (GP) Education night at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be on Tuesday 5th August 2014, and will feature presentations by orthopaedic surgeons from Perth Shoulder Clinic.
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12 May 2014
EXPERT GUIDANCE TO IMPROVE PATIENT EXPERIENCE AT BETHESDA
As part of Bethesda Hospital’s ongoing commitment to staff development and patient care, the hospital will be hosting Ms Joan Meadows, who is Senior Director in Educational Services at The Advisory Board Company on Thursday 15 May to speak to nursing staff. Joan, from the USA will be specifically speaking on the topic: Elevating the Patient Experience.
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8 May 2014
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK CELEBRATED AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be celebrating along with their 50 plus volunteers during National Volunteer Week (12-18 May) with a dedicated volunteer morning tea at 10am on Wednesday 14 May at the Hospital Café.
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8 May 2014
BREAST CANCER INFORMATION FOR GP EDUCATION EVENING
The next topic for Bethesda Hospital’s General Practitioner (GP) Education evening is entitled ‘A Broader Understanding of Breast Cancer - an Update for GPs’ to be held on Tuesday 27 May 2014 from 6pm at the Hospital’s Café.
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24 March 2014
GP'S TO LEARN ABOUT PALLIATIVE CARE
In their second GP education program for 2014 – Bethesda Hospital is hosting its next session on Wednesday 2 April 2014 from 6pm with the topic: Hot Topics in Palliative Care – Hear from the Experts
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24 February 2014
NEW HEAD OF MAC AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
2014 brings changes to the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont with the recent appointments of Urologist Dr David Sofield and Gynaecologist Professor Roger Hart as the new chairperson and vice-chairperson respectively.
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19 February 2014
GP EDUCATION PROGRAM LAUNCHED AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Building on from their successful General Practitioner (GP) education program which has run for the past two years, Bethesda Hospital has just launched its 2014 program with the appointment of a dedicated GP Liaison to oversee the program - Dr Nick Warburton from Rokeby GP Clinic.
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11 February 2014
PLATINUM AWARD FOR BETHESDA HOSPITAL'S SAFETY
Bethesda Hospital will be receiving their WorkSafe Plan Platinum Certificate of Achievement from Mr Lex McCulloch, Worksafe WA Commissioner at a presentation at the hospital on Thursday 20 February 2014 at 10am.
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14 December 2013
MUSIC TO THE EARS OF PALLIATIVE CARE PATIENTS
Palliative Care patients at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be treated to a musical performance by students from Swanbourne Primary School (PS) on Thursday 13 December 2013 at 11am.
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16 October 2013
SAFE WORK AUSTRALIA MONTH CELEBRATED AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
As part of Safe Work Australia month, Bethesda Hospital has many reasons to celebrate with their staff at an event at the Hospital café on Wednesday 23 October 2013 from 11:30AM.

Bethesda Hospital has just been notified that following a review by a WorkSafe Plan Assessor in August 2013, they have qualified for a WorkSafe Plan Platinum Certificate of Achievement.

The Claremont based private hospital is the only WA hospital to receive a Platinum Award in 2013.
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11 October 2013
SHOULDER DISORDERS SHOWCASED FOR GPS AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital’s General Practitioner (GP) Education night on Tuesday 15 October 2013 will feature presentations by orthopaedic surgeons from Perth Shoulder Clinic entitled ‘Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Shoulder Disorders’.
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20 September 2013
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING FOR CHARITY
Michael Du Plessis, from Queens Park has teamed up with Lisa Dobrin from Palmyra, to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa in October 2013 to raise money for ‘Hands Across the Water’ - an Australian charity that gives at-risk Thai children and their communities a sustainable helping hand.
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4 September 2013
PROSTATE CANCER GP EDUCATION AT BETHESDA
As part of international prostate cancer awareness month, Bethesda Hospital has incorporated a prostate cancer theme for their upcoming General Practitioner (GP) education session to be held at the hospital on Tuesday 17 September 2013 from 7:00PM.
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19 August 2013
DAFFODIL DAY CELEBRATION AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Daffodil Day, the Cancer Council’s annual fundraising event which raises essential funds for cancer research, prevention and support services will be celebrated at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont this Friday 23 August 2013.
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5 August 2013
PALLIATIVE CARE GP EDUCATION AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
As part of their GP Education program which is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Claremont-based Bethesda Hospital will be conducting their first daylong education session for this year on Saturday 10 August 2013 entitled ‘Palliative Medicine – Your Questions Answered’.
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30 July 2013
INAUGURAL REMEMBRANCE DAY AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
The Hon. Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia and Member for Cottesloe attended Bethesda Hospital today for a function marking the private hospital’s foundations in WA nearly 70 years ago. This afternoon’s launch function and church service was attended by past and present staff of the hospital, as well as members from Churches of Christ and hospital board.
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12 June 2013
GP'S TREATED TO ORTHOPAEDIC SHOWCASE
The upcoming General Practitioner (GP) education session at Bethesda Hospital will be held at the hospital on Tuesday 18 June from 7pm. The topic is ‘Comprehensive Orthopaedics’ – a tour of major joint pathologies, presented by the Coastal Orthopaedic Group together with BodyLogic Physiotherapy.
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30 May 2013
BETHESDA HOSPITAL SPONSORS VITAL EVENT FOR STATE YOUTH GAMES
Bethesda Hospital is providing vital funding towards a new initiative of the State Youth Games (SYG), which is being held in Bunbury this weekend.
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20 May 2013
GLOBAL CORPORATE CHALLENGE LAUNCHED AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital will be taking part in the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), hosting eleven teams of seven in the global workplace health and wellness program, thanks to the generosity of Credent Financial Services. The hospital will be holding their launch function at 10am on 22 May with all of their participants.
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20 May 2013
STUDENTS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN PALLIATIVE CARE AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital will be promoting Palliative Care Week which runs from 19 – 25 May 2013, to patients and their visitors in their hospital foyer, as well as their inpatient Palliative Care Unit (PCU).
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13 May 2013
BETHESDA HOSPITAL CELEBRATES WITH THEIR VOLUNTEERS
As part of National Volunteer Week from 13-17 May 2013, Bethesda Hospital will show their support and appreciation to the 50 plus volunteer group who donate their time at their annual Volunteer morning tea celebration on Wednesday 15 May 2013 at 10AM.
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9 May 2013
INTERNATIONAL GUEST MEETS NURSING LEADERS AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
As part of their celebrations for the 2013 International Nurses and Midwives Week from 5 – 12 May 2013, Bethesda Hospital will be hosting Dr Joanne McGlowan for a hospital tour and a lunch meeting with their senior nursing leaders on Friday 10 May 2013.
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6 May 2013
HAND HYGIENE AWARD WINNING HOSPITAL CELEBRATES WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) HAND HYGIENE DAY
Bethesda Hospital’s commitment to hand hygiene will be showcased this week as part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Hand Hygiene global annual campaign. The WHO theme is Save Lives: Clean Your Hands, and Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be sharing their hand hygiene initiatives with their patients, visitors, staff and doctors.
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5 April 2013
GP EDUCATION FOR SHOULDER PROBLEMS AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital’s GP Education night on Tuesday 9th April 2013 will feature presentations by orthopaedic surgeons from Coastal Orthopaedics entitled ‘How to Manage 90% of Shoulder Presentations – the Shoulder Impingement Spectrum’.
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5 March 2013
GP EDUCATION FOR BREAST CARE AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be launching their 2013 GP Education program tonight at the Hospital cafe, with a presentation entitled ‘the changing face of breast surgery – what’s new?’.
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1 March 2013
INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BETHESDA HAND HYGIENE
Bethesda Hospital has just been announced as the winner of the Asia Pacific Hand Hygiene Excellence Award 2012/2013.
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27 November 2012
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GATHERING AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
At its annual clinical association meeting, and Christmas celebratory drinks held at the Hospital cafe on 8 November 2012, Bethesda Hospital Chairman Dr Neale Fong had much to cheer about.
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16 November 2012
BETHESDA HOSPITAL TO PROVIDE MORE PRIVATE PALLIATIVE BEDS
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont has an outstanding reputation in the provision of palliative care services to the Western Australian community, through their in-patient Palliative Care Unit (PCU), and their Palliative Ambulatory Service North (PASN)- a mobile consultancy service based at the Hospital and funded by the WA Health Department.
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15 November 2012
VOLUNTEER STALL AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital Volunteers will again hold their Christmas fundraising stall at the main reception of the Hospital on Wednesday 21 November 2012 from 8:00AM until 2:00PM. All proceeds will go towards the purchase of comfort items for the patient’s of the Hospital’s 24 bed Palliative Care Unit.
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15 October 2012
INTERNATIONAL INFECTION PREVENTION WEEK CELEBRATED AT BETHESDA
Bethesda Hospital is again a participant in International Infection Prevention Week 2012. The Hospital aims to promote infection prevention and control education to all health care consumers and staff about the important work being done by infection prevention professionals both nationally and internationally.
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6 October 2012
BETHESDA HOSPITAL LINKS UP TO ONLINE PALLIATIVE CARE RESOURCES
Bethesda Hospital is excited to announce that they have become a founding collaborator with e-hospice, which was launched globally on 2 October 2012, and is managed in Australia by Palliative Care Australia (PCA). The Claremont based hospital is the only private hospital in WA to be a member of ehospice.
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5 October 2012
BETHESDA HOSPITAL CELEBRATES WITH THEIR PINK RIBBON BREAKFAST
Now in its third year, Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will again host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast in their Cafe overlooking Freshwater Bay on National Pink Ribbon Day - Monday 22 October 2012 from 8:00AM.
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11 May 2012
VOLUNTEERING THE WAY TO GO AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
As part of National Volunteer week, Bethesda Hospital will be thanking their Volunteers with a celebratory morning tea at the hospital on Friday 18 May 2012 at 10:00AM.
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1 May 2012
COLLABORATION THE KEY FOR PALLIATIVE CARE
Key players in nursing, medicine and palliative care came together at Bethesda Hospital for the 1 May 2012 evening launch event of the project entitled ‘Building Capacity in Palliative Care Clinical Training’, by the Chair of Health Workforce Australia, the Hon Mr Jim McGinty.
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26 March 2012
BETHESDA HOSPITAL GIVEN THUMBS UP BY PATIENTS IN HBF SURVEY
In a recent survey Bethesda has emerged as one of the favourite hospitals for HBF members who find themselves in hospital.
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15 November 2011
INFECTION PREVENTION EVERYONE'S BUSINESS AT BETHESDA
Bethesda Hospital once again participated in International Infection Prevention Week and Safe Work Australia Week which were held in the week of 16 to 22 October 2011.
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6 October 2011
PINK RIBBON CELEBRATION AT BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Building on from their inaugural Pink Ribbon Breakfast last year, Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will again host their own Pink Ribbon Breakfast held on National Pink Ribbon Day on Monday,
24 October 2011.
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13 September 2011
BETHESDA - NURSING WITH A DIFFERENCE
With amazing river views, outstanding facilities, ongoing education and support, nursing at Bethesda Hospital is definitely a great career move.
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5 September 2011
BETHESDA AGAIN VOTED BEST HOSPITAL IN WA
For the second year in a row, Bethesda Hospital in Claremont has just been announced as the best private hospital in Western Australia, according to the nation’s largest and most comprehensive survey of patient satisfaction conducted by leading health fund Medibank Private.
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10 August 2011
BETHESDA HOSPITAL APPOINTS HEAD OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
Dr Ashwini Davray has been appointed the Head of Palliative Medicine at Bethesda Hospital.
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13 April 2011
HBF MEMBERS GIVE BETHESDA HOSPITAL ‘TICK OF APPROVAL’
A recent HBF survey of its members has demonstrated very high levels of satisfaction in those patients who had a hospital stay at Bethesda in 2010. Click here to view full media release
7 February 2011
NEW OPERATING THEATRE No. 7 FOR BETHESDA HOSPITAL
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont was given the official approval from licensing authorities last week to open its most recently renovated procedure room, taking the hospital’s total to seven operating theatres. Click here to view full media release
25 January 2011
BETHESDA HOSPITAL BOARD APPOINTS MEDICAL LEGAL EXPERT AS NEW DIRECTOR
The Bethesda Board Chairman Dr Neale Fong has announced the appointment of Dominic Bourke to the Bethesda Hospital Board. Click here to view full media release
24 January 2011
BETHESDA RAISES FUNDS FOR QLD FLOOD VICTIMS WITH THE HELP OF ALSTON
The staff at Bethesda Hospital have enthusiastically rallied to raise funds for the Queensland flood victims by holding a raffle. Click here to view full media release
7 January 2011
BETHESDA SUPPORTS PALLIATIVE CARE PROJECT IN INDIA
Wendy Scott, Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Bethesda Palliative Ambulatory Service (North) was enthusiastically supported by the hospital recently in her palliative care endeavors in India. Click here to view full media release
6 January 2011
FUNDS FOR BETHESDA AND ROYAL AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS BOOSTS CAPACITY
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and Bethesda Hospital have recently been advised of their success in the achievement of a 3-year grant to fund a Specialist Training Program position. Click here to view full media release
18 November 2010
DONNA KARAN FALLS FOR BETHESDA
New York based fashion designer Donna Karan didn't let a broken wrist stop her attending a high-profile charity event with her friend, WA-born photographer Russell James, at Bethesda Hospital on Tuesday evening. Click here to view full media release
17 November 2010
DESIGNER BACKS CAUSE CLOSE TO HEART
International fashion designer Donna Karan added some star power to an exclusive fundraiser at Claremont's Bethesda Hospital. Click here to view full media release
16 November 2010
BETHESDA ART EXHIBITION A STAR FOR PALLIATIVE CARE
An exclusive art cocktail function was hosted by Bethesda Hospital Chairman, Dr Neale Fong together with Rhonda Wyllie at the Claremont hospital tonight. The crowd was made up of some of Perth’s Medical, Arts and Fashion fraternities, as well as internationally renowned photographer Russell James, who worked with indigenous artists to create the artwork, and NYC fashion icon Donna Karan. Click here to view full media release
12 November 2010
BETHESDA ART EXHIBITION A REAL STAR ATTRACTION
An exclusive cocktail function hosted by Bethesda Hospital Chairman, Dr Neale Fong together with Rhonda Wyllie next Tuesday night at the Claremont hospital, will showcase a selection art pieces from the Nomad Two Worlds collection. Click here to view full media release
4 October 2010
BETHESDA HOSPITAL SUPPORTS PINK RIBBON BREAKFAST FOR CANCER RESEARCH
Pink Ribbon Day is held nationally on Monday 25 October 2010, and Bethesda Hospital in Claremont will be leading the charge to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Research by staging their own Pink Ribbon Breakfast. Click here to view full media release
29 September 2010
BETHESDA RANKED AS ‘TOP’ WA HOSPITAL - West Australian
Bethesda Hospital in Claremont has been ranked the highest for patient satisfaction in WA by Australia Wide Medibank survey
August 2010
MOBILE PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM UP AND RUNNING AT BETHESDA - Click here to view media release
A dedicated Palliative Care Consultancy to be based at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont was launched today by Premier Colin Barnett.
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July 2010
BETHESDA NURSE TOP OF THE EDUCATORS - Click to view media release
Enrolled Nurse Emma Brown from Bethesda Hospital in Claremont has just won a national nursing education award - the strongly contested Gertrude Berger Award.
The national memorial award is presented each year to a nursing professional who has demonstrated pioneering and visionary work in nurse education.
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June 2010
COMMUNITY PALLIATIVE CARE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED - Click to view media release
Coinciding with Australia’s National Palliative Care Week, the Bethesda Hospital Board of Directors last week signed a contract with the Department of Health, WA for a new community-based program to support people who require end of life care. This new service, named the Palliative Care North Metro Area Heath Team has the potential to significantly address the known ‘gaps in care’ that currently exist in residential aged care facilities, mental health facilities, correctional facilities and those hospitals without a dedicated palliative care unit... Click here to view full media release


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