Northam Health Service

Northam Health Service address and contact details (external site)

Northam Health Service is located in the Wheatbelt approximately 98 kms from Perth, and is equipped with 28 acute inpatient beds, 12 sub-acute inpatient beds and 22 same day beds/chairs (day surgery, chemotherapy and renal).

Services provided by Northam Health Service include:

  • 24/7 Emergency Department
  • Acute medical services
  • Surgical services
  • Sub-acute services – inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
  • Cancer care
  • Palliative care
  • Outpatients and post-acute services, including wound management, chemotherapy and renal dialysis
  • Medical imaging including x-ray, ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) and Orthopantomogram (OPG)
  • Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) regional service
  • Pathology services, provided by PathWest

A range of specialist services visit the Northam Health Service.  All specialist appointments require a referral form from a general practitioner.  For dates of the visiting specialists please contact Day Surgery Clerk on 08 9690 1375.

Specialist services include:

  • Audiology
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General physician
  • Geriatrician service
  • Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

In addition, the Avon and Central Wheatbelt Primary Health Service provides a range of population health services in Northam. You can self-refer to the majority of these services or access services via a referral from your GP or other health professional. Services provided include:

  • Aboriginal health services
  • Allied health services including:
    • dietetics
    • occupational therapy
    • physiotherapy
    • podiatry
    • social Work
    • speech pathology
  • Child development services
  • Child health clinics and services 
  • Community midwife services
  • Health promotion services
  • School health services

Please contact the Avon and Central Wheatbelt Primary Health team on (08) 9690 1320 for further information.

Wheatbelt Midwifery Group Practice

Northam Health Service offers services via the Wheatbelt Midwifery Group Practice (MGP), providing midwifery continuity of care for women in the Central Wheatbelt districts, including birthing for low risk pregnancies and shared antenatal and postnatal care for women with complicated pregnancies.

For more information please contact the Wheatbelt MGP on (08) 9690 1366 or email