WA Health

Welcome to the online consultation hub for the Department of Health, Western Australia.

This hub is a place for you to participate in online consultations in the areas of public health and clinical services, planning for frameworks, policy and guidelines.

Check this page regularly to have your say on consultations that are of interest.

We look forward to your engagement and receiving feedback to improve the way health services are delivered in Western Australia.

Open consultations are displayed below, alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode and interests.

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes.

We Asked

For your feedback about the Medicines and Poisions Regulations 2015.

Thank you for your input.

You Said

You provided valuable feedback.

We Did

Your feedback contributed to the Decision Regulatory Impact Statement.

The Decision RIS has now been complete and can be accessed at: http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Development-of-the-Medicines-and-Poisons-Regulations

Drafting instructions are currently being completed for the Parliamentary Council Office to compile into legislation to be presented to Parliament.

Any questions can be directed to poisonsregulation@health.wa.gov.au

We Asked

What you thought about cancer prevention in Western Australia

You Said

  • You were surprised by the overall preventability of cancer
  • You were positive about the role government can play in cancer prevention
  • More needs to be done to improve awareness around risk factors and screening for bowel cancer
  • There are opportunities for improving sun protection messages at high schools
  • You were supportive of the HPV vaccination program and Breastscreen WA
  • Keep up the good work in tobacco control
  • You didn’t know much about oesophageal and stomach cancers, including who is at risk, what the symptoms are, and how to prevent these cancers
  • You were confused about recommendations on prostate cancer screening

We Did

  • Shared the consultation findings with the community and other organisations involved in cancer prevention
  • Created an agenda for action on cancer prevention in WA

To see the full consultation findings and agenda for action, click here: