Goldfields - COVID-19 Resources

Clinical and social resources for the management of COVID-19 positive people.

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Local Patient flow: Assessment, Management and Escalation Guidelines/Pathways
  • National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce Disclaimer: Please note that Western Australia is not following everything in the national taskforce
  • WA COVID Care at Home – Registration
  • COVID Care at Home
  • Ngangganawili Aboriginal Medical Health Service (Wiluna): Patients will be referred to RFDS for up-transfer to tertiary hospitals via RFDS as clinically indicated and based on capacity of those hospitals
  • HealthPathways WA helps clinicians easily navigate their patients through the complex primary, community and acute healthcare system. It is a free, password-protected website containing localised clinical pathways, which provide clear and concise guidance for assessing, managing, and referring patients across Western Australia.

    Health professionals can register and access HealthPathways here.

Home Visiting Services
  • Hope Community Services – Integrated Team Care Program
  • Goldfields Women’s Refuge, Finlayson House – FDV Mobile services and FDV Outreach Services
  • Esperance Home Care – Provides personal care; medication assistance; domestic assistance; meals on wheels; shopping assistance (shopping for the client) for older people (Commonwealth Home Support Program; Home Care Packages; Veterans Home Care) and younger people with a disability (NDIS)
  • Spinifex Health Services – Tjuntjuntjara community only – All positive cases will be treated on a base to base case, home visits from health care professions can be arranged in extreme circumstances, or when someone requires life threating medical attention.
  • COVID-19 Positive Home Visiting and Telehealth Servicemedical deputising and nursing services are available to deliver clinical assessment and treatment for people living in residential aged care facilities or private psychiatric hostels across WA, who are isolating due to COVID-19. The service is not intended for routine monitoring and care, but rather to provide one-off or exceptional circumstance consults that will help avoid unnecessary escalation to hospital. Referral is via the resident’s GP, however facility staff can refer if the GP is unable to be contacted. Further information about the service, eligibility criteria and referral pathways can be found here
GP Respiratory Clinics
Local COVID-19 Testing Sites

Testing sites in the Goldfields

  • Kalgoorlie Health Campus
  • Esperance Health Campus
  • Leonora Hospital
  • Laverton Hospital
  • Norseman Hospital
  • Kambalda Health Centre
  • Coolgardie Health Centre
  • Menzies Health Centre
  • Wiluna – Ngangganawili Aboriginal Medical Health Service (NAHS)
  • Ngaanyatjarra Lands – Ngaanyatjarra Health Service
  • Tjuntjuntjara – Spinifex Health Service
  • Goldfields Respiratory Clinic at Plaza Medical in Kalgoorlie
  • Recherche Medical Centre in Esperance
Transport Facilities
  • Esperance Home Care – provides transport assistance for older people (Commonwealth Home Support Program; Home Care Packages; Veterans Home Care) and younger people with a disability (NDIS)
  • Realise Ability (NDIS provider) – wheelchair accessible transport by arrangement.  Fee for service or NDIS
    2 James St Esperance: admin@realiseability.com.au. Phone: 08 6244 8905 or 0476 920 565
After Hours Care
CALD Support Services and Resources
Alcohol and other Drug Support Services and Resources
Mental Health Support Services and Resources
Older Persons Support Services and Resources
Financial Counselling and Support Services and Resources
Family Support Services and Resources
Food Support Services and Resources
Pharmacy Services
  • Wizard Central – Kalgoorlie –  Free delivery once per month for COVID positive patients, $8.95 for subsequent deliveries
  • Wizard – Kalgoorlie – Free delivery once per month for COVID positive patients, $8.95 for subsequent deliveries
  • Spinifex Health Services (Tjuntjuntjara community only) – SHS will continue to provide all community residents who are on regular medication with Webster packs that can be delivered to community houses if required.  The pharmacy in the clinic will operate as needed, including providing emergency medication and filling scripts.

Additional help and assistance:

Confidential, 24/7 online and telephone assistance is available for your patients on the following:

General COVID-19 information for service providers

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Frequently Asked Questions and Feedback

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