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PAMS gets behind Rowan's Walk to support suicide prevention awareness
Posted 21 July 2021 PAMS gets behind Rowan's Walk to support suicide prevention awareness

PAMS and WA Police are working collaboratively with other organisations in Newman including the Shire of East Pilbara, Newman Futures and WA Country Health Service to support Rowan’s Walk.

Pfizer COVID vaccine now available at PAMS
Posted 09 July 2021 Pfizer COVID vaccine now available at PAMS

We are pleased to inform the community that Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) has secured the Pfizer vaccination for our community.

Meet Dr Simon Slota-Kan
Posted 07 July 2021 Meet Dr Simon Slota-Kan

We're lucky to have Dr Simon Slota-Kan on our team. Learn more about Dr Simon Slota-Kan below and our commitment to improving Aboriginal health.

Community invited to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2021
Posted 29 June 2021 Community invited to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2021

PAMS will be celebrating NAIDOC across a range of community events in Newman, Nullagine and Jigalong.

Perth and Peel COVID-19 Lockdown
Posted 29 June 2021 Perth and Peel COVID-19 Lockdown

Perth and Peel will enter a minimum 4-day lockdown from 12:01am, Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 12.01am, Saturday 3 July, 2021.

Newman-Jigalong link established thanks to BHP's support
Posted 31 May 2021 Newman-Jigalong link established thanks to BHP's support

PAMS has finally built the Newman-Jigalong link with support from BHP under the Newman clinic co-funding support.

BHP commits $1.9 million for new dialysis clinic in Newman
Posted 20 May 2021 BHP commits $1.9 million for new dialysis clinic in Newman

BHP has provided $1.9 million to the Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) to establish a dialysis clinic at the PAMS healthcare centre in Newman.

Kunawarritji Community BBQ
Posted 06 May 2021 Kunawarritji Community BBQ

PAMS CEO Robby Chibawe visited Kunawarritji Community recently to host a Community BBQ and had a yarn with the local community on the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Minister Ken Wyatt visits PAMS to discuss health programs
Posted 05 May 2021 Minister Ken Wyatt visits PAMS to discuss health programs

Federal Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt visited PAMS last week and met with PAMS CEO to discuss health programs and COVID-19 vaccine rollout

PAMS Youth
Posted 03 May 2021 PAMS Youth

PAMS actively engage with youth to promote self-esteem, resilience, confidence and connection to culture and country.

Cultural actions catalogue development
Posted 29 April 2021 Cultural actions catalogue development

The Be You team travelled to Broome last month to workshop and develop the content for the e-book and Cultural Actions Catalogue which will become a Be You resource for AIEO, ATA, educators and other members of the learning community.

PAMS team sets example with COVID-19 vaccinations
Posted 20 April 2021 PAMS team sets example with COVID-19 vaccinations

Frontline workers at PAMS rolled up their sleeves last week to get vaccinated to help set an example for the community and build confidence in the vaccine.

Pilbara Aboriginal Health Alliance (PAHA) improving health outcomes for
Posted 01 February 2021 Pilbara Aboriginal Health Alliance (PAHA) improving health outcomes for our communities

PAHA aims to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes in the Pilbara by leveraging the collective resources, knowledge and community relationships from all three organisations.

PAMS calls for COVID19 vaccine ads to be available in Indigenous languages
Posted 29 January 2021 PAMS calls for COVID19 vaccine ads to be available in Indigenous languages

Hear from our CEO in the ABC Kimberley article for more information about the vaccine rollout and how it will affect rural communities.

Renal Physician Dr Harish Visit Dates for 2021
Posted 28 January 2021 Renal Physician Dr Harish Visit Dates for 2021

Dr Harish will be visiting PAMS this year to provide health services to patients with chronic kidney disease. Find out when the visiting dates are.

The Be You Pilbara story for October
Posted 01 December 2020 The Be You Pilbara story for October

October saw the Pilbara recognising World Mental Health Day on the 10th but also celebrating and promoting positive mental health throughout, as October is Mental Health month

PAMS Annual Report 2020
Posted 17 November 2020 PAMS Annual Report 2020

The 2019-20 year was a period where the Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service Corporation (PAMS) Board, CEO and management were able to consolidate the operations of the organisation.

PAMS Newman clinic wins three International Architecture MasterPrize awards
Posted 13 November 2020 PAMS Newman clinic wins three International Architecture MasterPrize awards

Kaunitz Yeung Architecture has won three Architecture Awards with the Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services (PAMS) Newman clinic

Employment Opportunity: Registered Nurse
Posted 12 November 2020 Employment Opportunity: Registered Nurse

Exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified Registered Nurse to join the Newman team on a full time, permanent basis.

Employment Opportunity: General Practitioner
Posted 03 November 2020 Employment Opportunity: General Practitioner

Exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified General Practitioner to join the team on a part-time, permanent basis.

The Be You Pilbara story for September
Posted 30 October 2020 The Be You Pilbara story for September

September saw the Pilbara Be you team attending many community events across the Pilbara to promote mental health

Notice - Annual General Meeting
Posted 16 October 2020 Notice - Annual General Meeting

Please see the agenda for this year's AGM on 11 November 2020

Official Opening of the new Newman Clinic and Administration Building
Posted 13 August 2020 Official Opening of the new Newman Clinic and Administration Building

On the 30th July 2020, PAMS and the community of Newman officially opened the newly built Newman Clinic and Administration building. Opened by PAMS Chairperson, Mr Melvin Farmer and Shire of East Pilbara President, Lynne Craigie on behalf of Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for Health

Official Opening of the newly refurbished Jigalong Clinic
Posted 26 August 2019 Official Opening of the newly refurbished Jigalong Clinic

Jigalong clinic Refurbished by WACHS Opened by local MP Kevin Mitchel representing Minister for Health, Roger Cook

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