Community community

Medical Services

Ambulance - 000

An ambulance is based in Dowerin.

Contact Details
Phone: 000

Home and Community Care

Community Health Centre Providing care for the frail and young disabled people to remain in their own home - domestic assistance, home maintenance, social support, personal care, transport, day-care, meals-on-wheels.

Community care nursing - visiting the elderly and persons recovering from illness in their own home. Provides first line first aid and liaise with other health professionals.

Contact Details
Phone: (08) 9631 1060

Doctors

Wyalkatchem Medical Centre

The Medical Centre has been funded by the Shire of Wyalkatchem in conjunction with the Regional Medical Infrastructure Fund and the Shires of Koorda and Dowerin and the Western Australian Country Health Service.

Dr Emmanuel Awogun is the GP operating a private practice in Wyalkatchem from the Larry Elsegood Medical Centre on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 9am to 1pm then 2pm to 5pm daily and Friday morning 9am to 1pm (afternoon by appointment only).

We visit Koorda on .

Contact Details
Visit Times: Koorda - Wednesdays, 9am to 1pm then 2pm - 5pm
Appointments: (08) 9681 1140

Goomalling Health Service

Goomalling Medical Surgery. Located in the Goomalling Community Centre at 51 Railway Terrace, the Goomalling Medical Surgery has one doctor and three practice nurses.

Contact Details
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Phone: (08) 9629 1166

Hospital Care

Goomalling Hospital

Contact Details
Address: Forrest Street, Goomalling 6460 (12 minutes or 22 km)
Phone: (08) 9629 0100
  • Acute Care, Extended Care, Permanent Care, Palliative Care, Respite Care
  • Accident and Emergency
  • 24 hours
  • Outpatients
  • Post Obstetrics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Dietician
  • Continence advisor
  • Mental Health nurse
  • By request
  • Six bed nursing home

Wyalkatchem, Koorda and Districts Hospital

Contact Details
Address: Honour Ave, Wyalkatchem 6485 (18 minutes or 35km)
Phone: (08) 9692 1222
  • 24 hour emergency service

Northam Regional Hospital

Contact Details
Address: Robinson Street, Northam WA 6401 (45 minutes or 75km)
Po Box: PO Box 312 Northam WA 6401
Phone: (08) 9690 1300
Fax: (08) 9690 1319
Website: Avon Health Service

Northam Regional Hospital has a 24-hour emergency department staffed by clinical, registered and enrolled nurses. The doctors who serve this hospital are the local practitioners. One doctor is rostered to be available to treat EMERGENCY cases after surgery hours during weekdays and weekends.

As doctors are not on site, there may be waiting times of up to 3 hours or more, depending on availability of the Doctor and the presenting problem.

Services provided:

  • An ACHS accredited Hospital that has provision for forty (40) beds.
  • A 24 hour Accident and Emergency section;
  • A Day Rehabilitation Hospital has provision for 10 clients on a daily basis.
  • GENUINE LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES WILL AT ALL TIMES TAKE PRIORITY
  • Operating Theatre
  • Maternity section
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Pathology facilities are available
  • Services/ Facilities:
    • Accident/ Emergency
    • Coronary Care
    • Disabled
    • Geriatric Assessment
    • Home and Community Care
    • Hospice
    • Nursing College Support
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Outpatients
    • Pediatrics
    • Palliative Care
    • Pathology
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Radiology
    • Speech Therapy
    • Physiotherapy Dean Butler

Mental Health

Contact Details
Address: Northam Regional Hospital, Northam
Phone: (08) 9690 1300

Child Health Clinic

Clinics are by appointment only, usually twice a month on a Thursday and Friday at the Home and Community Care Building. Contact Diana Clarke (community & child Health Nurse) on 9629 0104 for appointments or phone enquiries.

Contact Details
Phone: (08) 9629 0104

Immunisation Clinic

Free childhood and adult immunisations are available according to the recommended Australian immunisation schedule. Every fourth Tuesday of the month by appointment at the Home and Community Care Building.

Contact Details
Diana Clarke: (08) 9629 0104