Derby Aboriginal Health Service

Phone:
(08) 9193 1090
Facsimile:
(08) 9193 1903
Email:
info@dahs.org.au
Street Address:
1 Stanley Street
DERBY, WA 6728
Training Region:
Kimberley
Accreditation:
RACGP
RA:
5
Outer Metro:
No

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Placement Availability

SemesterCapacityBasicAdvSub/Ex SkPT/FT
2014.1 1 Y Y Y P/T or F/T
2014.2 1 Y Y Y P/T or F/T

Practice Staff


Open Times

Mon - Fri8:00am - 4:30pm
Tue9:00am - 7:00pm

Practice Details

Total GPs:
6
Training Practice Since:
2003
Training Terms Accepted:
Advanced, Basic, PGPPP, Subsequent
Billing Arrangements:
Bulk Bill
Trainee Consulting Room:
Own room
Accommodation:
Available

DAHS operates out of a new well equipped and spacious clinic with the equivalent of 3 to 4 full time doctors plus GP Registrars.  DAHS also operates in partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor service Derby base and shares remote clinics with the RFDS.  The only primary medical service in Derby, DAHS is recognised across Australia as a model Aboriginal Health service and has been achieving significant progress in the control of chronic disease.  Registrars working at DAHS are welcomed, well supported by the whole health care team and are part of an environment that fosters education for staff.  There is also the opportunity to carry out clinics in a range of small communities in the region and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of outdoor activities.

Philosophy/Ethos

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

Demography of Patients

DAHS is the only primary care service in Derby and provides a service to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients for the town of Derby and a number of surrounding communities including Gibb River Road communities.


GP Registrar Activities & Opportunities

Evening workNo Night workNo
Weekend workNo On callNo
House callsYes Hospital visitsYes
Hospital admitting rightsYes Nursing home visitsYes
Other Allied Health professionalNo Minor proceduresNo
Advanced procedural skillsNo Shared antenatel careNo
Enhanced primary careNo Practice NurseNo
ObstetricsOptional AnaestheticsOptional
On call work -Not expected but may be arranged to fit with maintaining procedural skills. House calls as required. Hospital visits - Shared care with hospital staff. Hospital admitting rights can be arranged. Obstetrics - Can be arranged to provide on-call work at Derby Hospital. Arrangements to undertake some anaesthetics may be possible for suitably trained GP registrars.

IT Resources

Computerised patient notesYes Internet access in consulting roomsYes
Computerised prescribingYes Medical software usedMMex