Connecting health professionals from the Great Southern region of Western Australia

The Great Southern Health Professionals Network welcomes health professionals from throughout the Great Southern region of Western Australia.  Registration to the site allows access to extensive support resources not available to general users.

Aboriginal health worker
ATSI health practitioner
Chinese medicine practitioner
Clinical psychologist
Community health representative
Dental hygienist
Dental therapist
Dental specialist
Dental medical specialist
Diabetes educator
Exercise physiologist
Federal health representative
General practitioner

Health administration
Health agency representative
Health promotion
Hospital doctor
Medical radiation practitioner
Medical specialist
Mental health professional
Nurse – enrolled
Nurse – registered
Nurse and midwife
Nurse practitioner
Occupational therapist

Podiatric surgeon
Practice administration
Practice manager
Public health representative
Social worker
Speech pathologist
State health representative
Student – health
Student – medicine
University representative

Allied Health Professionals Day

Allied Health Professionals Day on Thursday 14th October was celebrated at Albany Regional Hospital with a morning tea.  Hosted by the GSHPN, we acknowledge and say a huge warm thank you to all the allied health workers we have here in the Great Southern.

The hospital has a variety of allied health professionals from OT, physio, dietitian, social workers, allied health assistants and speech pathologists who do an amazing job supporting the health and wellbeing of the local community.

Lishman Foundation Fellowship Awards 

Last night we heard from Regional Consultant Paediatrician Dr Angela Alessandri who shared her knowledge and insight with an educational presentation The approach to the crying and fussy baby to a captivated audience at the Albany Surf life Saving Club.  The links referenced in the presentation include:

This was then followed by the announcement of the 2021 Lishman Fellowship Awards.  These awards recognise research initiatives by local health professionals.

Network news

Annual General Practitioner Survey now open!

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The Rural Health West annual GP survey gives an understanding of general practice in rural and remote communities across Western…

Introducing Tess

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Recently appointed, Tess is very excited to be taking the leading role coordinating the Great Southern Health Professionals Network (GSHPN).…

How to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines

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About the Session: This online session will cover the following: COVID-19 vaccine overview. Strategies for empowering vaccine champions, support for…

Launch photos

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Thanks to everyone who was able to join us at the launch events for the Great Southern Health Professionals Network. …

Join the Great Southern Health Professionals Network Committee

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from health professionals living and working in the Great Southern to join our committee.

To express your interest, please complete this application form and return it via email to