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WHISE welcomes final report of the Mental Health Royal Commission

Opportunity to support women’s mental health in implementation of recommendations

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) welcomed the tabling of the final report from Victoria’s Royal Commission into Mental Health and its significant contribution to social reform.

The final report is a major statement of reform on Victoria’s mental health system – a system that is widely recognised as in crisis. 

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Lack of certified MS-2 Step prescribers, the medication for an early medical abortion, is limiting women’s access to timely and local reproductive health care

Written by Jess Elsworth, Sexual and Reproductive Health Officer, WHISE

WHISE welcomes Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE), the women’s health service for the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne welcomes the appointment of Dr Niki Vincent as Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality.

“This is a major announcement by the Victorian Government and a significant moment in the history of gender equality,” says Kit McMahon, CEO of WHISE. 

Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting – Women’s Health in the South East

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday the 22nd of October 2020, commencing at 4.30pm. 

At this meeting we will present our Annual Report on Impact and Financial Report and look forward to announcing shortly, a fantastic key note speaker who will be a part of the agenda.

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