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:

  • dietician
  • diabetes educator (monthly visits)
  • child and youth health clinics
  • immunisation (Thursdays 9:00am to 1:00pm)
  • occupational therapist
  • physiotherapist
  • podiatrist
  • speech pathologist.

Community midwife

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.

Mental health

A Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and a community mental health worker visit fortnightly.

Outside visiting services

Monthly visiting providers include a:

  • Optometrist
  • Paediatrician
  • Obstetrician/Gynaecologist