Young boy hit by car outside Perth Zoo

A young boy has been injured after he was hit by a car outside Perth Zoo. The boy who is primary school aged was hit near Labouchere Road in South Perth just before 11:20am. An off-duty doctor helped him at the scene and he was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital. Police said the driver of…

New learning Discovery Centre at Perth Children’s Hospital

The new Telethon Institute Discovery Centre at Perth Children’s Hospital is a fun and interactive space for children to learn about science and health. A Lotterywest grant of $1.5 million dollars funded the creative exhibition space, including six digital interactives and over 25 different games. Telethon Kids Institute Director, Jonathan Carpetis, said it’s taking very…

Elderly Man Killed in Thornlie House Fire

A man and a child have died and a child in hospital following a house fire in Thornlie Last night. WA Police advised the Department of Fire and Emergency Services of the fire in Rushbrook Way at about 6:15pm and attended the scene. The fire was extinguished. A 69-year-old man and a four-year-old boy was…

New Family Accommodation At PCH to Keep Parents Near Sick Kids

Parents and families will be able to stay nearby their sick children admitted to Perth Children’s Children through new hospital accommodation for the families of sick children. The hospital will offer the accommodation to ensure families are close by to their children when they are patients in the hospital. “The McGowan Government is committed to…

Perth Children’s Hospital Set to Open in May

The Perth Children’s Hospital will open in May next year, opening two and a half years after it was originally expected to open. The hospital will have a staged opening, with selected outpatients from Princess Margaret Hospital expected to be moved in May and the final move of all patients in June. Health minister Roger…

Perth Children’s Hospital Lead Level Testing

Perth Children’s Hospital has recently undergone formal testing under Chief Health Officer approved protocols. The State Government called on the CHO to oversee and manage lead levels in the potable water system and provide advice on treatment strategies to remediate the lead issue. The results showed 74 per cent compliance. Lead levels have improved after…