Services at Roxby Downs Health Service
The following services are available:
Accident and emergency
A registered nurse offers assessment and treatment and there is a doctor on call.
Medical and surgical services
We provide general medical and surgical care, including day surgery and outpatient services.
Allied health services
We have regular visits from specialists including a:
- diabetes educator (monthly visits)
- child and youth health clinics (Tuesdays 9.00 am to 3.00 pm)
- immunisation (Tuesdays 9.00 am to 1.00 pm)
- occupational therapist
- speech pathologist.
The nearest birthing facilities are at Port Augusta, 250km south of Roxy Downs. A shared care arrangement with GPs and community midwives assists women with care and treatment before, during and after childbirth. The community midwife provides breastfeeding support and runs classes before and after childbirth.
A Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and a community mental health worker visit fortnightly.
Outside visiting services
Monthly visiting providers include a: