Kim Hames

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Name: Kim Hames
First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

Further wait for hospital (The West Australian)

, 5:58 pmStakeholders are frustrated at stalled development works at Laverton Hospital, despite being flagged as a "priority" project by Health Minister Kim Hames in 2012.A business plan for the project has been in development since 2011, but this appears ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 57 mins ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Preliminary work starts on $8.1m Exmouth Health Campus redevelopment

Work has started on the $8.1million Exmouth Health Campus redevelopment, with a local company awarded the contract to build a new ambulance shelter and concrete driveway.Health Minister Kim Hames said the forward works contract was awarded to CJ Lord ... [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

WA Health Department refuses to release results of investigation into drug company gifts for staff

Related Story: Auditor General clears health staff of wrongdoingWA's Health Department has refused to release details from a long-running internal investigation into staff who accepted gifts and trips from drug companies.The Health Minister said the report ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

More pressure on beds: AMA

REGIONAL patients could put off travelling to Perth for treatment or take up hospital beds instead because of a lack of accommodation, Australian Medical Association WA president Richard Choong says.Dr Choong said the Department of Health’s decision to ... [Published InMyCommunity - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Peel region urged to look at health's bigger picture

THE State Government has launched a new Get the Bigger Picture Health website which, for the first time, gives Western Australians one-stop access to information about health projects under way throughout the State. THE State Government has launched a ... [Published Mandurah Mail - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nominations open for 20th WA Training Awards

Applications are now open to find the State’s next training champions.Training and Workforce Development Minister Kim Hames today launched the 2014 WA Training Awards, which recognise and reward the outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and ... [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Kim Hames, Initiative
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fiona Stanley Hospital: union concerned some workers out of job after Serco's role refined

Related Story: Serco will not provide all services at Fiona StanleyJob security assurances must be given to staff affected by changes to Serco's role at the new Fiona Stanley Hospital, the WA Health Services Union says.Health Minister Kim Hames has decided ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

WA Health ordered to hire CIO "as soon as possible"

The WA Parliament’s education and health committee has formally called on the state’s Health department to appoint a permanent chief information officer with haste, as four years of acting executives has undermined its IT capabilities.Late last week the ... [Published IT News Australia - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Serco will not provide all non-clinical services at new Fiona Stanley Hospital

Private contractor Serco will not be given control of all non-clinical services at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth's south.Health Minister Kim Hames has decided to keep some jobs, such as ward clerks and records clerks, in-house when the hospital ope ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Former Health Department head blamed for $330 million blowout in Fiona Stanley Hospital

The former Director General of Health, Kim Snowball, bears much of the responsibility for a $330 million cost blowout during the development of the Fiona Stanley Hospital, according to the head of a parliamentary committee.The hospital, originally due ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Barnett Accused Of Wasting Taxpayer’s Money

Opposition Leader Mark McGowan accused Premier Colin Barnett of wasting taxpayer’s money on political campaigns.This afternoon Mr McGowan hit out at the “bigger picture” advertisement campaigns, where the government allegedly spent almost 500,000 dollars ... [Published WAMN - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Deals give regional health shot in arm

Four new agreements have been finalised between the Federal Government and the Department of Health to boost health services in regional WA.The deal covering health and hospital services, including kidney dialysis treatment, pathology and dental care, ... [Published PSNews - Apr 08 2014]

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"we've now had a public sector commissioner inquiry, an ag (auditor-general) inquiry and now a full detailed internal inquiry, and none of those have found anybody has done anything wrong" Dr Hames said

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Further wait for hospital (The West Australian) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 57 mins ago]
Preliminary work starts on $8.1m Exmouth Health... [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 17 2014]
WA Health Department refuses to release results... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
WA Health told: Hire a goddamn CIO already [Published Delimiter - Apr 16 2014]
More pressure on beds: AMA [Published InMyCommunity - Apr 15 2014]
Peel region urged to look at health's bigger pi... [Published Mandurah Mail - Apr 15 2014]
Nominations open for 20th WA Training Awards [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 14 2014]
Fiona Stanley Hospital: union concerned some wo... [Published ABC Online - Apr 14 2014]
WA Health ordered to hire CIO "as soon as possi... [Published IT News Australia - Apr 13 2014]
Serco will not provide all non-clinical service... [Published ABC Online - Apr 13 2014]
SERCO DEAL CHAOS: Stripped of key roles [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 12 2014]
State awards $8.71million in health research funds [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Former Health Department head blamed for $330 m... [Published ABC Online - Apr 10 2014]
Fiona Stanley Hospital cost blowout blamed on f... [Published ABC Online - Apr 10 2014]
Hospital management slammed (The West Australian) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Failures exposed in FSH management [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Government delivers on training reform [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 09 2014]
Halls Head Bowling Club celebrate upgrade [Published Mandurah Mail - Apr 09 2014]
Most support soft-drink tax [Published West Australian - Apr 09 2014]
Barnett Accused Of Wasting Taxpayer’s Money [Published WAMN - Apr 08 2014]
Deals give regional health shot in arm [Published PSNews - Apr 08 2014]
Mandurah Wildlife Rescue receives grant [Published Mandurah Mail - Apr 08 2014]
Health bigger picture now clear for all to see [Published Government of Western Australia - Apr 06 2014]
Foreigners $1m hospital bill unpaid [Published NEWS.com.au - Apr 05 2014]
Clubbieâs golden Aussie success [Published Sun Live - Apr 04 2014]
World-first technicians primed for work on Prelude [Published Gas Today - Apr 03 2014]
Green light for Dawesville waste water scheme [Published Mandurah Mail - Apr 02 2014]
Major Boost for Health Services In Regional WA [Published Medianet - Mar 31 2014]
Spending more to get less for kids [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Mar 22 2014]
ALP demands North-West Health Initiative fundin... [Published ABC Online - Mar 20 2014]
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