Remote Health Unit Business Index

1 August 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.
Waves Hydro / Musculoskeletal 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Classes held Mondays , Wednesday and Fridays mornings
Patients to continue their independent physiotherapy program in a supervised aquatic setting.
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 and Louth 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM RFDS primary health clinics at Wilcannia HS (9.30am to 3.00pm) and Louth (10.30am to 2.45pm). Wilcannia HS phone - 08 80838777 and Louth clinic co-ordinator Sandra Boede phone 02 6874 7425
CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Service offered for rehabilitation and education for community with heart and lung related health conditions. Preassessments are conducted prior to exercise sessions. Sessions run for eight weeks twice a week include exercise and education component.
TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS @ The Midway Centre, Gol Gol 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM TAI CHI is an ancient and gentle Chinese exercise that is practised around the world. It involves slow, controlled movements that improve flexibility, muscle strength, balance and fitness. Studies show that Tai Chi helps to reduce pain and stiffness felt by people with arthritis. Benefits of Tai Chi include: helps to relieve pain and stiffness; relieves stress; improves concentration; improves balance; improves posture; decreases blood pressure; improves immunity; provides an enhanced sense of wellbeing. Training is provided by Primary Health staff who have completed their Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructors Course.

COST: Free
WHERE: The Midway Centre, Gol Gol
WHEN: Wednesday mornings
TIME: 11:00am
ENQUIRIES: Contact Raelene or Nicole at Dareton Primary Health on 03 5021 7200. Please note: Anyone who has had joint replacement surgery requires a clearance from their General Practitioner prior to commencing these classes.
Paeds – Hydro 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Paediatric patients who will benefit from physiotherapy in an aquatic environment.
Classes Wednesday afternoon
PRIME TIME @ Memorial Room, Wentworth Visitor Information Centre, Wentworth 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM PRIME TIME is a health and wellbeing group that meets monthly for women in the "Prime of their LIfe" (60+ years). PRIME TIME is about improving and maintaining your social, physical and emotional health and well-being. It is about staying connected. Guest speakers will facilitate an informal chat about the topic for the day, which may include: discussions about travel, legal,dietician, mental health, wills, Centrelink and other varied topics.
COST: Free. A gold coin towards afternoon tea is appreciated.
WHERE: Memorial Room, Visitors Centre, 66 Darling Street, Wentworth
WHEN: First Wednesday of each month
TIME: 1:30pm-3:30pm
Contact Deb Everett at Dareton Primary Health on 03 5021 7200 or your primary health worker for more information.