Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service

Phone:
(08) 9194 3200
Facsimile:
(08) 9192 2500
Email:
kimberleygptraining@kamsc.org.au
Website:
http://www.kamsc.org.au/brams.html
Street Address:
Cnr Anne and Dora Streets
BROOME, WA 6725
Training Region:
Kimberley
Accreditation:
ACRRM, Prevocational, RACGP
RA:
4
Outer Metro:
No

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Placement Availability

SemesterCapacityBasicAdvSub/Ex SkPT/FT
2014.1 FULL Y Y Y F/T only
2014.2 1 Y Y Y F/T only
2015.1 FULL Y Y Y P/T or F/T
2015.2 1 Y Y Y P/T or F/T

Practice Staff


Open Times

Mon - Fri8:00am - 4:30pm

Practice Details

Total GPs:
5
Training Practice Since:
2003
Training Terms Accepted:
ARSP, Advanced, Basic, PGPPP, Subsequent
Billing Arrangements:
Bulk Bill
Trainee Consulting Room:
Shared use of same room
Accommodation:
Available

About Us

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) was the first Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) established in the Kimberley in 1978.Today BRAMS provides a comprehensive range of curative and public health services.

Regsitrar placements are coordinated by the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council. Full time and part time positions available.

Philosophy/Ethos

An Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service committed to improving Aboriginal involvement in the provision of health care for Aboriginal people.

Demography of Patients

Predominantly Aboriginal patients from a very wide range of backgrounds and a number of non-Aboriginal long term Broome residents.


GP Registrar Activities & Opportunities

Evening workYes Night workNo
Weekend workNo On callYes
House callsYes Hospital visitsYes
Hospital admitting rightsOptional Nursing home visitsYes
Other Allied Health professionalYes Minor proceduresYes
Advanced procedural skillsOptional Shared antenatal careYes
Enhanced primary careYes Practice NurseNo
ObstetricsNo AnaestheticsNo
Evening work fortnightly or less. No weekend work unless arranged specifically for individual GPRs. On call by phone. House calls occasionally, generally during community visits. Hospital visits - Formally if working with renal patients otherwise as arranged for GPR depending on interests and experience. Hospital admitting rights if desired - Arranged on case by case basis. Aged Hostel and Alcohol rehabilitation centre visits. Aboriginal Health workers, regular visiting Physiotherapist, Child health nurse, optomotrist and others. Every effort will be made to support GP Registrars to practice or develop skills in particular areas while in the Kimberley. Areas of special interest include Chronic disease management, child and maternal health. Shared antenatel care with hospital doctors.

IT Resources

Computerised patient notesNo Internet access in consulting roomsYes
Computerised prescribingYes Medical software usedFerret and MMex