08 9192 1338 reception@brams.org.au

Programs and Services

HEALTH SERVICES

For further information please view the Consumer Information Hand Book

 

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.

Office Hours
Monday
to Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

BRAMS Clinic
2 Dora Street Broome WA 6725 

Phone
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.

Services Available

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

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

Breastfeeding support

Child health and development

Infant and child nutrition

Parenting skills

Immunisation

Women’s health

Aboriginal Health Workers

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Chronic Disease

Rheumatic Heart Disease

Diabetes Management

Palliative Care

Eye and Ear Health

Maternal and Child Health

Men’s Health

Dental 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.

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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.

Visit Us

2 Dora Street
Broome WA 6725

Contact us

08 9192 1338

Contact us

08 9192 1338

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
8.30am - 4.30pm