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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.

St John Ambulance Shark Bay

St John Ambulance is responsible for receiving all State-wide emergency triple zero (000) calls requiring ambulance attendance.
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Silver Chain Health Service

Silver Chain Health Service remote area nurses have a wealth of experience and provide services including:
General health assessments;
Chronic disease management;
Advanced treatment for illness and injuries;
Emergency response in life threatening situations;
Health promotion and co-ordination of public health care.
The service works closely with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and St John’s Ambulance for emergency response and transfer, and co-ordinate visits from general practitioners (GPs) and health specialists to ensure that communities receive ongoing health care services. This can include:

  • Child immunisations;
  • Optometry;
  • Geriatrics;
  • Diabetes education and support;
  • Continence management;
  • Antenatal and postnatal care;
  • Mental health;
  • Drug and alcohol support.
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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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