The Injury Prevention Summit 2021 will be held at the Duxton Hotel on March 25, showcasing the state’s injury prevention and safety promotion activities. Registrations close on March 18.

Construction has started on Brightwater Inglewood which will include a contemporary 128-bed residential aged care community, a dedicated research centre and a corporate office. It is expected to be completed in April next year. 

Multiplex has been awarded the Early Contractor Involvement tender on the Joondalup Health Campus Development Stage 2. If it gets the go-ahead, the project will be finished by late 2025 at a cost of $256.7 million.

New modelling by the University of NSW predicts demand for cancer surgery will rise by 52% within two decades, with low-income countries bearing the greatest burden. Researchers estimate the number of cancer cases needing surgery will rise from 9.1 million to 13.8 million from 2018 to 2040.

The WA Rural Health Conference is being held on March 27-28 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the theme Lessons from Past Disasters.