The RFDS in NSW/ACT

Primary healthcare clinics

Our primary healthcare services give people in rural and remote areas access to health information, early intervention, prevention and screening as well as chronic disease management. 

From the Broken Hill base, our team of experienced clinicians deliver primary healthcare services and clinics including general practice, mental health, alcohol and drug counselling, chronic disease management programs, oral healthcare and women’s, child and family health services. We also run visiting specialist clinics with medical consultants including ear, nose and throat specialists, dermatologists and eye specialists.

Clinicians travel to the 18 remote locations listed below.

  • Ballera
  • Hungerford
  • Innamincka
  • Ivanhoe
  • Louth
  • Marrapina
  • Menindee
  • Moomba
  • Monolon
  • Packsaddle
  • Pooncarie 
  • Tibooburra
  • Tilpa
  • Wanaaring
  • White Cliffs
  • Wiawera
  • Wilcannia
  • Yunta

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