Carnarvon Health Campus features a hospital with an emergency department, general ward, labour and geriatric wards. The hospital is staffed by six District Medical Officers and a Senior Medical Officer who provide 24-hour emergency department, anaesthetic and obstetric cover.
A range of specialists visit Carnarvon on a regular basis. All students have the opportunity to work with specialists on an equal basis. The specialists who visit Carnarvon include gynaecologist, paediatrician, radiologist, opthalmologist, general surgeon, urologist and physician.
There is a thriving Continuing Medical Education program at the hospital. As students, you will be an active part of this, and you can attend all sessions to improve your knowledge and skill set.
Carnarvon Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a community controlled Aboriginal organisation who offer culturally sensitive and a safe environment for local communities. The medical doctors and Aboriginal health workers see a wide range of Aboriginal health problems. Aboriginal health is a specialised area of practice that presents a wide range of learning opportunities for students.
Carnarvon Medical Centre has three full-time general practitioners, a full-time practice nurse and visiting allied health staff. It is owned and operated by Dr Kornelis (Kees) Bakker who also works part-time as a Medical Coordinator at the Rural Clinical School. All of the GPs at the centre are actively involved in the education and training of RCSWA students. Here, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the GPs as they consult and perform procedures, as well as Women's Health and Acute and Chronic Disease clinics.
- Community Drug Services Team
- Diagnostic Services
- Gascoyne Population Health
- Home and Community Care
- Mental Health Unit Carnarvon
- Silver Chain