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Below is a list of medical support services, including:

Hospitals
General practices (GPs)
Medical centres
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.

Wheatbelt Health Network – Aboriginal Health

The team works with local Aboriginal people and communities in the region to access a range of health services to reduce the burden of chronic disease as part of the Closing the Gap Program. The ITC program assists people with chronic disease to access specialist and allied health services and manage their disease.

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Wheatbelt Population Health Services – Avon & Central Primary Health Service

Wheatbelt Population Health is a strong, diverse and high-performing health service that puts the health of country people first. Our priority action areas are:

  • Maternal and child health & development
  • Chronic disease prevention and self-management
  • Public health and communicable (infectious) disease control
  • Aboriginal health

The Population Health team is made up of four primary health services located in the Avon & Central, Eastern, Western and Southern districts of the Wheatbelt. A regional Wheatbelt Aboriginal Health Service and a regional Wheatbelt Public Health Unit are located in Northam.

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Wheatbelt Health Network

Wheatbelt Health Network (the Network) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides multidisciplinary primary care services across the Wheatbelt. Services include:

  • Care Co-ordination
  • Speech Pathology
  • Visiting Specialist/s
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Counselling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Doctors
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Audiology
  • Aboriginal Health
  • Disability Advocacy
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Northam Health Service

Services provided by Northam Health Service include:

  • 24/7 Emergency Department
  • Acute medical services
  • Surgical services
  • Sub-acute services – inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
  • Cancer care
  • Palliative care
  • Outpatients & post-acute services, including wound management, chemotherapy and renal dialysis
  • Medical imaging including x-ray, ultrasound, CT and OPG
  • Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) regional service
  • Pathology services, provided by PathWest
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Northam Family Practice

Northam Family Practice provides services such as:

  • Immunisations
  • Health assessments Skin cancer checks
  • Skin cancer Procedures
  • Chronic disease management Care plans
  • Women’s health
  • On-site pathology
  • Contraception & family planning
  • Allied health services
  • Merina & Implant insertion / removal
  • Sexual health checks
  • Antenatal & post-natal care
  • Men’s health
  • Home & aged care visits
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Avon & Central Wheatbelt Primary Health Service

Services provided include:

  • Aboriginal health services
  • Allied health services including:
    dietetics
    occupational therapy
    physiotherapy
    podiatry
    social Work
    speech pathology
  • Child development services
  • Child health clinics and services
  • Community midwife services
  • Health promotion services
  • School health services
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State and National Medical Services Services

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) is the 24-hour emergency sexual assault (rape crisis) service in metropolitan Perth.
 
SARC provides:
• Emergency services including medical, forensic and counselling support, up to 2 weeks after a sexual assault
• Counselling services for recent and past sexual assaults, rape and child sexual abuse
• Advice for health professionals about to see a patient following a sexual assault 
• Education and training for professionals 
 
SARC services are available to:
• People of all genders
• People 13 years of age and older 
• People affected by sexual assault, including rape and sexual abuse 
• Family members and partners of a person who has experienced sexual violence
 
To request a counselling appointment, telephone between 8:30am and 4:30pm.
(08) 6458 1828
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Sexual Health Quarters – Sexual Health Helpline

The Sexual Health Helpline provides confidential information and referrals from clinicians around contraception, sexually transmissible infections and unintended pregnancy.
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Telehealth

Telehealth is a free, health appointment by video conference, connecting you with your medical specialist, allied health professional or nurse.
 
People in regional Western Australia can use videoconferencing to attend appointments with their clinician in Perth or another location. In some cases, it is also available to people in the city who find it hard to get to their health professional.
 
Some of many services available with telehealth include:
• Allied health services
• Hospital in the Home (HITH)
• Mental health
• Paediatric services
• Pain management
• Women’s health services
• Preparation for childbirth and parenting
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Instant Consult

Instant Consult specialises in Medical Certificates, Prescriptions, Referrals, Pathology Requests & Radiology Requests.
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Healthdirect

Healthdirect provides free trusted health services and information that are easily accessible via multiple channels — helplines, video call solutions, websites, service finders, mobile applications and social media networks.
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WA Poisons Information Centre

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.

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