Remote Health Unit Business Index

16 March 2018
Title Time Description
Clive Bishop Medical Centre 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM CBMC open for appointments with GP's from 9.00am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday. Bulk Billed. Closed on Public Holidays.
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 - WILCANNIA HS and IVANHOE HS 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM RFDS Primary Health Clinics - Wilcannia HS 9.30am to 3.00pm, Ivanhoe HS 10.15am to 2.45pm. Phone Wilcannia HS on 08 8083 8777 and Ivanhoe HS on 02 6990 2200
Psychiatry Clinics 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Psychiatry clinics 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Full assessment required by the Mental Health Team before an appointment can be made with the Psychiatrist. For further information please call 0880801554 or call into Primary Health at the Broken Hill Health Service.
The NSW Immunisation Schedule recommends that children are immunised at the following ages:
• Birth
• 6 weeks
• 4 months
• 6 months
• 12 months
• 18 months
• 4 years
The Save the Date to Vaccinate app

Why you should download the handy ‘Save the Date to Vaccinate’ app:
• It’s free and easy to use
• To create a personalised schedule for each child
• It sends you reminders to set appointments
• It provides immunisation information at your fingertips
• It offers free lullabies/soothing sounds.
To download the app, visit
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM A exercise program for patients with heart or lung related health conditions. Preassessment is required prior to the program The Acute Program runs twice a week for 8 weeks followed by a maintenance program that runs weekly for 8 weeks.