Local Allied Health, Community Health, Early Intervention & Health Promotion Programs
Currently the service providers listed below undertake the delivery of allied health, community health, early intervention and health promotion programs previously provided by the three former Medicare Locals in the region. During the transition year from Medicare Locals, the Western NSW Primary Health Network has maintained these services through continued funding, causing minimal disruption to clients.
Allied Health Service Providers:
- Marathon Health
- NSW Outback Division of General Practice
- Maari Ma Aboriginal Corporation
- South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
- Robinvale District Health Services
- Far West Local Health District
- Katherine Bissett Exercise Physiology
- Eloquent Speech
The services provided include dietetics, speech pathology, primary health care nurses, immunisation, exercise physiology, diabetes education, asthma education, palliative care, falls prevention, wound management, smoking cessation, nutritious eating and healthy lifestyles, physical activity groups, weight loss programs, paediatric speech pathology, paediatric occupational therapy, podiatry, allied health assistance, healthy outback kids program, midwife antenatal clinic, women’s health screening, physiotherapy, social work, ophthalmology clinics and surgery.