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Joondalup Health Campus prepared for any emergency

16 December 2011
Joondalup Health Campus’s operational readiness for a possible chemical, biological or radiological incident was tested this week in an emergency training exercise.

Joondalup Health Campus celebrates its 50 Plus employees with $5,000 award

7 December 2011
Connolly resident and Joondalup Health Campus Customer Service Clerk Linda Herbert is celebrating Christmas early after winning $5,000 as part of the Ramsay Health Care National 50 Plus Program.

JHC nurses recognised at RHC WA awards

30 November 2011
Two nurses from Joondalup Health Campus have been recognised for improving the way the hospital functions and reducing waiting times for emergency patients at the Ramsay Health Care Awards held on Thursday 24 November 2011.

Joondalup Health Campus Careers Open Night a huge success

17 November 2011
More than 500 potential future employees flocked to the Joondalup Health Campus Careers Open Night to check out the various roles that will become available as the hospital expands.

Minister Roxon praises Campus redevelopments

25 October 2011
Federal Minister for Health and Ageing Nicola Roxon visited the Joondalup Health Campus this week for a first-hand tour of the rapidly expanding hospital.

Mole Patrol Takes Out National Community Involvement Award

18 October 2011
Mole Patrol, a Ramsay WA skin cancer prevention campaign, managed to save lives and win hearts recently when it was acknowledged as a national winner for community involvement

Telethon shining star visits Joondalup Health Campus paediatric ward

14 October 2011
The children of Joondalup Health Campus received a surprise visit today as 2011 Little Telethon Star Savanna Addis paid a visit to the paediatric ward, new neonatal nursery and paediatric emergency department to  kick off the Telethon weekend.

Joondalup Health Campus Nurse Wins Prestigious Mental Health Award

11 October 2011
Joondalup Health Campus Nurse Therapist, Mr Mark Morton, was named the 2011 Mental Health Employee at the Mental Health Commission Good Outcome Awards.

Joondalup patients benefit with new online imaging system

30 September 2011
Joondalup Health Campus is taking patient care to a new level with the introduction of PRC Direct.

Refining emergency training skills at Joondalup Health Campus

24 September 2011
Joondalup Health Campus's operational readiness for a mass casualty incident was tested this week in an emergency management training exercise.

$3million upgrade sees Joondalup Health Campus' Special Care Nursery double in size

23 August 2011
An upgrade of the special care nursery at Joondalup Health Campus has seen the unit double its capacity from eight cots to 16 cots.

Ramsay Health Care Retains Staff With "50+ More" Program

27 July 2011
Ramsay Health Care WA is leading the way nationally and retaining more staff in the over-50 demographic with a program tailored specifically to their needs. Entitled “50+ More”, the program will be launched at Hollywood Private Hospital and Joondalup Health Campus on 1 August.

Ramsay Health Care WA and Marr Mooditj Training Inc. partner to provide workplace opportunities in Healthcare

30 June 2011
Ramsay Health Care WA is providing real opportunities for Indigenous Australian’s to encourage more Indigenous nurses into the workplace.

Mole Patrol Takes Out National Award For Innovative Practice

22 June 2011
The Mole Patrol, a Ramsay WA skin cancer prevention campaign managed to save lives and win hearts recently when it was acknowledged as a national winner for community awareness.

Enrolled Nurse Open Night

At Joondalup Health Campus we’re growing with our community and we need you to grow with us!

Premier opens new Emergency Department and 55 new beds at Joondalup Health Campus

3 March 2011
Premier Colin Barnett and Health Minister Dr Kim Hames today officially opened the new $29million Emergency Department and $20.8million ward block at Joondalup Health Campus.

National award for Joondalup Health Campus mental health unit

20 October 2010
Joondalup Health Campus was the winner of the 2010 APHA/Baxter Award for Quality and Excellence - Ambulatory Care Award for their innovative Family Friendly Initiative in the mental health unit.

‘Think Before You Park’ At Joondalup Health Campus Offers Hope To Patients

2 July 2010
Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) is recruiting the assistance of its visiting public to alleviate some of its parking challenges with the help of a new public awareness campaign, ‘Think Before You Park’.

Work starts on $317million Joondalup Health Campus expansion

9 November 2009
The $317million expansion of Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) is now under way after Health Minister Kim Hames and Ramsay Health Care chairman Paul Ramsay performed the ceremonial turning of the sod today.

JHC ‘flu stream’ emergency department patients
16 June 2009
Joondalup Health Campus implemented ‘flu streaming’ at the weekend to help relieve the growing pressure placed on the emergency department as a result of A/H1N1.

JHC key in pandemic planning and management
16 June 2009
Joondalup Health Campus has been actively preparing for a possible pandemic since November 2007, when the hospital was assigned by the Department of Health to be one of Perth’s four primary pandemic referral hospitals in WA.

Joondalup Health Campus thanks nurses in a big way
12 May 2009
International Nurse’s Day (IND) is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.  This day is to recognise all of the important contributions nurses make to society.

Joondalup Health Campus opens upgraded Mental Health Unit
22 April 2009
On Wednesday 22 April, 2009 Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) officially opened its expanded $12m mental health facility, kicking off the hospital’s $320m redevelopment.

$320m Joondalup Health Campus Redevelopment Approved
Joondalup Health Campus in Perth, Western Australia will soon become double the size thanks to the multi-million dollar redevelopment, which was confirmed on hospital grounds by WA Health Minister Dr Kim Hames on Wednesday 7 January 2009.

JHC is officially a non smoking campus
12 December 2008
As of January 1 2009 Joondalup Health Campus is following the State Governments lead by prohibiting smoking at the hospital and within the boundaries of its grounds.

Joondalup Health Campus turns 10!
10 November 2008
On Friday 7 November the Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) community and distinguished guests enjoyed fine wine and gourmet food at the hospital’s 10 year anniversary bash. The event was held in an exquisitely decorated marquee set up in Neil Hawkins Park.

Joondalup Health Campus Doctor looks after three hundred frightened passengers
22 October 2008
Joondalup Health Campus Director of Anaesthesia Dr Michael Veltman, was the sole medical doctor on the 767 Qantas flight that flew passengers back to Perth from Learmonth.

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