Patient Journey / Transport

PAMS' Patient Journey/Transport Aboriginal Liaison Officer, assists patients from the Western Desert region and Newman, to access travel and accommodation to attend medical appointments.  The Aboriginal Liaison Officer arranges transportation from the remote community to either Port Hedland or Newman and on to Perth through the Patient Assisted Transport (PATS) scheme.

The Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) provides a subsidy towards the cost of travel and accommodation for eligible Pilbara residents who travel long distances to attend medical appointments.

Country to City

When travelling from remote communities to metropolitan cities, sometimes unexpected things occur.  Country to City assists Aboriginal patients with care plans, to access the services people with supplementary services, especially with travel, costs of daily living for disabled clients.

To find out more call us on 08 9177 8307