Primary Health Care
We deliver primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, NDIS support and more to Aboriginal people living in or visiting Broome. Services are provided five days a week.
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm
2 Dora Street Broome WA 6725
08 9192 1338
Transport is available to and from the clinic by calling our reception. All BRAMS services are culturally-safe and 100% confidential.
Making an Appointment
BRAMS offers a walk-in service at the Dora Street clinic and also books appointments. Appointments can be made by calling the BRAMS reception on 08 9192 1338
Your privacy is of the utmost important to us, and all of BRAMS’ services are strictly confidential.
For more information about your rights as a health consumer, please click on the link to access the BRAMS Consumer Handbook.
Primary Health Care – we provide holistic primary health care services to address all aspects of the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Broome.
Visiting Specialists – we have a wide range of specialists who attend our clinic, including Physicians and Paediatricians. Visiting specialists can only be accessed via referral from a BRAMS GP.
Targeted Clinics – we offer targeted clinics aimed at a range of different health issues, such as chronic disease, child health and diabetes management.
Allied Health – we have a wide range of allied health specialists who attend our clinic, including a Podiatrist, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator. Appointments with visiting allied health professionals can be accessed via referral from a BRAMS GP.
Medications – BRAMS is able to provide medication free of charge to its clients through the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme, under section 100 of the National Health Act 1953.
BRAMS staff can also provide information to clients about their medications, and refer clients for pharmacist medication reviews if required.
BRAMS can deliver medicines to clients, and can also arrange for medications to be provided in a Dosette pill box.
Child and Maternal Health
The BRAMS Family Centre employs a Midwife, two Child Health Nurses, a Women’s Health Nurse and an Aboriginal Health Worker. The family centre provides:
Community midwifery service for
antenatal and postnatal care
Child health and development
Infant and child nutrition
Aboriginal Health Workers
We employ 9 Aboriginal Health Workers who specialise in a range of areas such as:
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Eye and Ear Health
Maternal and Child Health
BRAMS has a visiting dentist one day per week and also provides targeted two-week clinics every three months. Our dental service is free of charge. Appointments can be made through the BRAMS reception.
Intergrated Chronic Disease
BRAMS provides clinical care coordination for vulnerable and disadvantaged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a chronic condition such as diabetes, respiratory and/or cardiovascular diseases, using a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach involving General Practitioner referral and access to allied health and specialist health providers.
BRAMS employs a Chronic Disease Nurse and Chronic Disease Aboriginal Health Worker who provide the following services:
- Spending time with individuals to explore their understanding of the condition, treatment options and their role in reaching the best health they possibly can despite the illness;
- Supporting individuals on their journey to see General Practitioners for health checks and treatments related to their condition(s);
- Provide screening and investigations such as retinal screening and blood tests; and
- Refer and support individuals to attend other non-clinical services.