Remote Health Unit Business Index

26 December 2018
Title Time Description
DARETON PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE CHRISTMAS CLOSURE 5:00 PM to 11:45 PM Dareton Primary Health Service will be closed from 24 December 2018 and will re-open on Monday 7 January 2019.
If you require urgent medical assistance, phone for an ambulance on '000'.
For all other non-urgent medical enquiries, please contact your local GP, pharmacy or phone Nurse on Call 1800 022 222.

For urgent Mental Health assistance, phone for an ambulance on '000' or contact the Mental Health After Hours Crisis Service on 1800 011 511 or Mildura Base Hospital Mental Health unit on 03 5022 3500.
Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS) 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM The early pregnancy assessment service (EPAS) is an outpatient clinic offering medical care and emotional support for women experience symptoms of early pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and gestational trophoblastic disease.

Women are able to self refer to this clinic which is offered on all weekday mornings by a midwife. The midwife will arrange ultrasounds, pathology, a management plan in consultation with the visiting obstetrician, counselling, follow up, referrals to other services if required, contraception and pre-conception counselling.

Women who are bleeding heavily, have severe pain, feel dizzy or have collapsed require emergency treatment through the Emergency Department. These women can still have follow up care once they are stable through EPAS.
Obstetrics Clinic 9:15 AM to 12:00 PM This clinic provides routine 20 and 34 week antenatal appointments for all women with the visiting obstetrician. High-risk women in particular may need additional antenatal appointments with the obstetrician throughout their pregnancy. The woman's allocated Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) midwife will accompany the woman to these appointments for continuity of their care. The appointments are arranged by the MGP midwife on the woman's behalf as required at an earlier antenatal appointment.
RFDS clinics at Wilcannia HS , White Cliffs HS and Wanaaring HS 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM RFDS primary health clinics at Wilcannia HS ( 9.30am to 3.00pm), White Cliffs HS (10.00am to 2.45pm) and Wanaaring HS (11.00am to 2.15pm). Wilcannia HS phone - 0880838777, White Cliffs HS phone - 088091 6605, Wanaaring HS phone - 02 6874 7721