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Albany

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Albany has all the facilities you would expect in a city but with the joys of country living, magnificent scenery, beautiful beaches and wonderful old buildings.

The Albany office is situated in the CBD area and located in the UWA Science Building of the UWA Albany Campus.  The office is equipped with modern technology along with tutorial, clinical specialist, student computing and videoconferencing rooms.

  1. Accommodation
  2. Health services

Accommodation

Student housing

  • Two comfortable fully furnished student homes are located close to the Albany Health Campus and a six minute drive to the Town Centre.
  • Student homes have wireless internet access.

Transport within the town and region

Albany is fully serviced by bus and taxi, with two bikes at each student home available for use.

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Health services

Throughout the Great Southern region there are 84 general practitioners' including registrars, locums, Royal Flying Doctors and PGPPP's, plus 22 medical practices.

Providing services for a large regional population of more than 55,000 people, the new Albany Health Campus is staffed by highly trained specialist nursing personnel.

  • General surgeons (three)
  • Obstetrician/gynaecologist (two)
  • Ophthalmology surgeon (one)
  • Orthopaedic surgeon (one)
  • Psychiatrists (four)
  • Radiologists (three)
  • Specialist physicians (three)
  • Emergency medicine (two)

In addition there are five registrars, five Resident Medical Officers and six interns rotated from teaching hospitals in Perth.  General Practitioners include 11 GP Obstetricians delivering 550 babies throughout the year.

Visiting specialists

  • Ear nose and throat surgeon
  • Endocrinologist
  • Cardiology
  • Genetic services
  • Oral surgeon
  • Orthotic technicians
  • Orthotist
  • Plastic surgeon
  • Rheumatologist
  • Urologist

Other health professionals at Albany Hospital

  • Physiotherapists
  • Social Workers (two)
  • Speech Therapist (one)
  • Occupational Therapists (two)
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Audiologist
  • Aged Care Assessment Team
  • Palliative Care Service

Other Albany Hospital services

  • Cardiac Program
  • Continence management
  • Diabetes education
  • Scope Unit
  • Chemotherapy Unit
  • Pre-admission Clinic
  • Wound Clinic
  • Lymphoedema Service
  • Midwifery Home Visiting Service
  • Mental health liaison nurse
  • Antenatal education classes
  • Heated hydrotherapy pool
  • Dialysis Unit.

Community services

  • Child Development Services
  • Community Drug Services Team
  • Child Health
  • Diabetes Education Services
  • Great Southern Aboriginal Health Service
  • Great Southern Mental Health Service
  • Great Southern Population Health Unit
  • Headspace
  • Public Health
  • Silver Chain, integrated health and community care.

Private diagnostic facilities

  • Great Southern Radiology
  • Pathcentre
  • Western Diagnostic Pathology

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Friday, 5 February, 2016 11:31 AM

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