EYE HEALTH

General Information

The WAMS Program Team provide Primary Health Care and opportunistic health screening to towns within the Walgett Shire and other remote locations. One of the main focuses of the Program Team is to provide health promotion activities which are implemented into the community to increase awareness on various health issues.

Eye Health

The Eye Health Worker assists the visiting Optometrist to conduct Eye Health Clinics in a number of communities.

Clinics are held in the following communities:

  • Collarenebri
  • Goodooga
  • Lightning Ridge
  • Narrabri
  • Pilliga
  • Walgett
  • Wee Waa

The Eye Health Worker is located in the Chronic Disease Building and can be contacted on (02) 6820 3777 or 6820 3729

Links

Information

 

Article: "My Involvement in Aboriginal Vision Programmes" - Colina Waddell

pdf icon 2014-09-01 - Elligiblity spectacles program for Aboriginal people EMAIL

pdf icon 2014-12-18 - NSW Spectacles Program

pdf icon Eye Health Directory August 2015



 

Chronic Disease

29 Wee Waa St

Community Garden

Corner of Arthur and Duff Streets

Namoi Street Accommodation

Namoi Street