Prison Health Services

(08) 9264 6122
(08) 9264 1583
Street Address:
Locked Bag 22
Cloisters Square
Perth, WA 6850
Training Region:
East Metropolitan
Outer Metro:

Practice Staff

Open Times

Mon - Fri8:00am - 4:00pm

Practice Details

Total GPs:
Training Practice Since:
Training Terms Accepted:
Advanced, Extended skills post, Subsequent

About Prison Health

Prison Health Services is interesting and challenging. It provides a great opportunity to practice a wide scope of medicine while assisting the most vulnerable in our society. You will see a large burden of illness ranging from chronic disease, diabetes, COPD, asthma, IHD, aboriginal health, drug and alcohol, men's health, potential women's and adolescent health, mental health and substance abuse issues. There are great learning opportunities available for GP Trainees as you contribute to a safe, vibrant and dynamic practice. We offer contrasting environments and experiences which will enhance both professional and personal growth.

Practice Philosophy

To reduce re-offending, to protect the community and to direct offenders towards the adoption of law-abiding lifestyles through custody and containment, care and well being, reparation, rehabilitation and reintegration. Prison Health Services provide healthcare to a patients in custody in accordance with best practice health care principles and practices.

GP Registrar Activities & Opportunities

Evening workNo Night workNo
Weekend workOptional On callYes
House callsNo Hospital visitsNo
Hospital admitting rightsYes Nursing home visitsYes
Other Allied Health professionalNo Minor proceduresNo
Advanced procedural skillsNo Shared antenatal careNo
Enhanced primary careNo Practice NurseNo
ObstetricsNo AnaestheticsNo
Working Hours are Variable Depending on Site - generally 8:00am to 4:00pm; Remoteness Area also dependent on site; Nursing Home Visits - In-house Aged Care

IT Resources

Computerised patient notesYes Internet access in consulting roomsYes
Computerised prescribingYes Medical software usedECHO Profile