Domestic violence help
in your region
Below is a list of medical support services, including:
General practices (GPs)
Community medical services
Women’s health centres
If you cannot find local medical support services for your area, there is a list of state and national medical support services at the bottom of this page, including those offering medical advice and telehealth services.
|A community-controlled Aboriginal organisation, offering affordable and culturally appropriate health services to the Mid West and Murchison communities.
Through resident and mobile services, they work collaboratively with service providers to offer a range of comprehensive primary health care programs. GRAMS believes in promoting healthy lifestyles, social and emotional well-being and early interventions. They provide services such as:
Desert Blue Connect, Women’s Health Program’s Outreach Well Women’s Clinic provides cervical screening testing, breast health and advice, STI testing and continence related education and advice.
General Nurse Consults:
This service is available on Tuesday and Thursday and includes pregnancy tests, sexually transmitted infection (STI) tests, breast health, continence information, relationship/sexual health, menopause advice, and mental health support (including perinatal) services and referral.
Chrysalis House Women’s Refuge provides safe and supported accommodation for women with or without children who are escaping family violence or are at risk of being homeless as a result of crisis.
Chrysalis House also provides services for children. A child support worker works with children to reduce the harmful effects of family violence, including availability of crèche services. Chrysalis House can accommodate children and youth up to the age of 18 years with appropriate recreation activities available.
Community Health services promote healthy outcomes for infants, young children and their families through a comprehensive approach in collaboration with parents/carers. Community Health nurses complete health checks and assessments of children’s physical, developmental, social and emotional needs and enable access to timely and appropriate interventions and supports.
Groups at risk of poorer health outcomes are of particular focus. Universal services include developmental assessments from birth to school entry at the key ages of 0-14 days, 8 weeks, 4 months, 12 months, 2 years and starting school. Included in the schedule is:
Allied Health services are provided throughout the Geraldton, Midwest, Murchison and Gascoyne Districts with a focus on prevention and early intervention, working on keeping people well, improving the health of the community and helping individuals who need treatment and care.
The Midwest Allied Health team consists of:
What services do they provide?
The WA Poisons Information Centre (WAPIC) is an emergency phone service to the states of Western Australia and South Australia and the Northern Territory providing management advice in cases of suspected poisoning and known poisonings. Advice is also provided on drug information and poisoning prevention.