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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 487 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 May 2022 by Hon Donna Faragher

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on 19 May 2022

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH SERVICE — COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH PROGRAM

487. Hon DONNA FARAGHER to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to the Department of Health's community child health program.

(1) In the 2019–20, 2020–21 and 2021–22 financial years, what was the annual target, in percentage of children checked, set by the department to provide child health checks to all eligible children across Western Australia in the following categories —

(a) zero to 14 days;

(b) eight weeks;

(c) four months;

(d) 12 months; and

(e) two years?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) (a)–(e) The Child and Adolescent Health Service information is set out in tabular form. I seek leave to have the response incorporated into Hansard.

[Leave granted for the following material to be incorporated.]

2019–20

2020–21

2021–22

0–14 Days

90%

90%

90%

8 Weeks

90%

90%

90%

4 Months

90%

90%

90%

12 Months

75%

75%

75%

2 Years

75%

75%

75%

 

In respect to the WA Country Health Service, again that information is set out in tabular form. I seek leave to have the response incorporated into Hansard.

[Leave granted for the following material to be incorporated.]

2019–20

2020–21

2021–22

0–14 Days

90%

90%

90%

8 Weeks

80%

80%

80%

4 Months

70%

70%

70%

12 Months

70%

70%

70%

2 Years

50%

50%

50%