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Table 1 Paediatric Outreach services to Fitzroy Valley and staffing

From: Review of Aboriginal child health services in remote Western Australia identifies challenges and informs solutions

Service Agency Service base Regularity of service FTE staff
Paediatrics WACHS Broome Monthly visit .2
Allied Health KPHU Derby Weekly visit of 1–3 days 3
Community Health child health nurse KPHU Fitzroy Crossing Full time 1
School health nurse KPHU Fitzroy Crossing Full time 1
Community Health remote area nurses – clinicsat Bayulu, Wangkatjungka and Noonkanbah KPHU Fitzroy Crossing Full time 6
RFDS – 2 x Primary Health Care Nurseand GP Remote clinics RFDS Derby Fixed schedule between weekly andtri-monthly depending on size ofcommunity 2 x .5
CAMHS WACHS Broome One week per fortnight 1
School Psychologists × 2 Department of Education Fitzroy Crossing and Derby Full time 2
  1. CAMHS: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service; KPHU: Kimberley Population Health Unit; RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service; WACHS: Western Australian Country Health Services