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NMHS Mental Health

The state’s largest mental health service caring for youths, adults and older adults through Graylands Hospital, the 30 bed Frankland Centre and other units within NMHS hospitals, community mental health clinics, day therapy and outreach programs. 

State-wide services include research, forensics, neurosciences, art therapy and other specialised services, many based at the Graylands Hospital campus.  >> Go to website

The brochure below presents photos taken by young people aged 13-24 and is a recent example of the work undertaken by the NMHS Youth Mental Health Program to promote mental health awareness.

YMH Photo compl brochure

NMHS Public Health and Ambulatory Care (PHAC)

PHAC provides prevention, health promotion and intervention programs and services to individuals and the population across the state. State-wide services include Dental Health, DonateLife, WoundsWest, Tuberculosis Control Program and the Humanitarian Entrant Health Service.

NMHS region specific services include communicable disease; Aboriginal health and diabetes services.


PathWest is the public pathology provider for Western Australia. It provides a full range of diagnostic and laboratory medicine services 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. It consists of five tertiary teaching hospital laboratories, 23 branch laboratories and 56 collection centres. PathWest also provides Forensic Services and is heavily involved in Research and Teaching activities.  >> Go to website

Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS)

State-wide WNHS services include BreastScreen WA, WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program, Sexual Assault Resource Centre, WA Perinatal Mental Health Unit, Statewide Obstetric Support Unit, Women’s Health Policy and Projects Unit, Aboriginal Maternity Services Support Unit, WA Register of Developmental Abnormalities and Genetic Services WA.  >> Go to website

Contracted Services

Joondalup Health Campus (JHC)

JHC is a 664-bed sub-tertiary facility treating more than 67,000 patients annually.

It offers extensive new facilities for both public and private patients including a new Emergency Department, expanded Level 2B Special Care Nursery, paediatric ward, 12 operating theatres, a Coronary Catheter Lab, Day Procedures Unit, and the 145-bed Joondalup Private Hospital. >> Go to website

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