Connecting health professionals from the Goldfields region of Western Australia

The Goldfields Health Professionals Network welcomes health professionals from throughout the Goldfields region of Western Australia.  Registration to the site allows access to extensive support resources not available to general users.

Aboriginal health worker
ATSI health practitioner
Audiologist
Audiometrist
Chinese medicine practitioner
Chiropractor
Clinical psychologist
Counsellor
Community health representative
Dental hygienist
Dental therapist
Dental specialist
Dental medical specialist
Dentist
Diabetes educator
Dietitian
Endodontist
Exercise physiologist
Federal health representative
General practitioner

Health administration
Health agency representative
Health promotion
Hospital doctor
Medical radiation practitioner
Medical specialist
Mental health professional
Midwife
Nurse – enrolled
Nurse – registered
Nurse and midwife
Nurse practitioner
Nutritionist
Occupational therapist
Optometrist
Orthodontist
Osteopath
Paramedic
Periodontist
Pharmacist

Physiotherapist
Podiatric surgeon
Podiatrist
Practice administration
Practice manager
Prosthodontist
Psychologist
Public health representative
Radiographer
Registrar
Resident
Social worker
Sonographer
Speech pathologist
State health representative
Student – health
Student – medicine
University representative

What’s happening

GOHPN Education Series – Diabetes

Hosted by the Goldfields Health Professionals Network, the first Education Series was held on Thursday 11 March 2021. The topic was Diabetes and attendees enjoyed a light supper and presentations by Nephrologist Dr Mark Thomas as well as Dr Sean George.

The details of the next session in the series is currently being arranged. An invitation and registration link will be sent to members of the GOHPN when finalised. Please ensure that you have completed the free GOHPN Membership registration to receive the notifications.

For more information on this series, please contact Hayley Selleck at hayley.selleck@gohpn.com.au

Introducing EPIC Kalgoorlie

Empowering People In Communities (EPIC)

Empowering People In The Community, or EPIC, is a regionally based disability service provider
EPIC aims to provide support to people living with a disability and to help them achieve their goals and live a more connected life.

What Services do EPIC provide in the Goldfields?
EPIC offers in home disability support, social and community participation, support coordination, support to navigate the NDIS system and make an access request, respite accommodation services and group activities.

How many staff does EPIC Kalgoorlie employee and what are the professions?
We presently have 4 operational staff and a team of 23 support workers.

How can people access EPIC, can you run through the referral process for GP’s etc.?
We accept referrals either through email, or phone, we also have a referral form that can be utilised. We accept referrals for anyone with a current NDIS plan or has a diagnosis and requires support to access the NDIS.

What are the challenges that EPIC Kalgoorlie faces?
Housing is a major challenge for everyone at the moment, from within our team to the people we support. Accessibility within our community presents as an ongoing challenge that requires a multi-faceted approach.

What positive impacts do you see that EPIC Kalgoorlie makes to the Goldfields community?
EPIC is very community minded and we believe in contributing and support our community wherever possible. We thrive to be an industry leader in the Goldfields region for people living with a disability.

About the Epic Staff.

What do the EPIC staff love about the Goldfields?
The landscape, the sunsets and when the trees turn red, community spirit, family friendly, easy to make friends and get involved with the community, no rush hours and the star gazing.

What are some of your favourite place in the Goldfields?
Hammond Park, the new shopping complex, the restaurants and eateries, the Broady, anywhere in the surrounding bush, Cave Hill and Lake Ballard.

When they aren’t working, where will we find the EPIC staff?
Out bush on adventures, local parks and playgrounds, at home with family, eating out, coffee shops, community events or browsing the shops.

Community Perception Survey

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Local Drug Action Group and Hope Community Services launches the Community Perception Survey The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Local Drug Action Group (KBLDAG) is announcing the launch of its fourth Perception Survey…

Palliative Care Week

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In 2021, National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) will be held from Sunday 23 May – Saturday 29 May, with the theme “Palliative Care It’s more than you think.” During NPCW 2021 we hope to spark…

Scholarships Open

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The National Centre for Farmer Health will provide a limited number of scholarships to financially assist students who would like to undertake further study in area of Agricultural Health and…

GOHPN Education Series – Ophthalmology and Dermatology.

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The Goldfields Health Professionals Network is hosting the next instalment of our education series. This month we are presenting on Ophthalmology and Dermatology. OPHTHALMOLOGY Dr Annette Ferguson (Gebauer) Ophthalmic Surgeon…