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Category: Paediatricians

May 02
The Department of Health responds with their advice …

After contacting every paediatrician in Western Australia I wanted to know what the official advice was for families. I emailed our Minister for Health and Mental Health and asked for something to tell families. It took a number of follow ups and three different officers to respond to me before we finally got beyond generic […]

Mar 26
Q&A: Can I take my child to an interstate paediatrican?

Can my child see a paediatrician interstate for diagnosis – either by flying there or via telehealth? Advice from the Department of Health as at 14 March 2023: The Medicines and Poisons Act 2014/Regulations 2016 do not regulate ADHD diagnosis per se, only the prescribing of Schedule 8 stimulant medicines.   Unfortunately, the current restrictive requirements of the […]

Mar 23
How can we reduce the backlog and wait times to see a paediatrician?

Perth’s paediatric practices answer questions on what might help fast track access to child development services in Western Australia.

Sep 26
Paediatrician gone AWOL? Here’s what to do.

Has your paediatrician suddenly closed their doors or can't be contacted? Here's what you to do now for medication or a referral.