WA Primary Health Alliance’s (WAPHA) social media channels are intended to be a forum to share ideas, opinions, latest news, events and updates on primary healthcare and we encourage our followers to share their thoughts and views.
In order for these conversations to be productive, we have developed these simple rules of engagement.
- It is important to us that interactions within our social media channels are respectful, inclusive and tolerant of all views held by the communities we serve.
- We reserve the right to address factual errors.
- We will reply to comments when appropriate.
- While we support lively, open discussion, we reserve the right to delete comments at our discretion. This includes but is not limited to posts, comments or messages that:
- Are abusive, profane, or defamatory toward a person, entity, belief, or symbol.
- Are a personal attack on a WAPHA employee, service provider or any other person;
- Contain personal information that reveals the identity of individuals without their consent;
- Contain advertising or are commercial in nature;
- Are misleading, spam or otherwise irrelevant; and/ or
- Are in violation of laws or regulations.
- As the operator of Western Australia’s three PHNs, we support the COVID-19 vaccine roll out and other vaccines. Discussion about vaccines should be respectful, informed, and accurate. We reserve the right to remove comments that spread misinformation, or to block accounts which persist in this behaviour.
- We may close posts to comments at our discretion.
WAPHA does not endorse any content, including comments and opinions expressed on our social pages that is not specifically posted by our Communications Team. Additionally, WAPHA is not responsible for the accuracy of the claims, information, advice or comments posted by others on our social pages.
We encourage you to use the Contact Us page on our website to provide formal feedback.
WAPHA does not provide individual health related advice, or referrals to health practitioners. If you have a medical query please see your doctor or contact Health Direct on 1800 022 222. In an emergency call triple zero (000).