Freo Street Doctor to help Mandurah’s homeless

Freo Street Doctor to help Mandurah’s homeless

HOMELESS services in Mandurah received a boost this week with the Freo Street Doctor coming to town twice a week.

Disadvantaged and homeless people will be able to access the mobile medical health service twice a week.

On Wednesdays it will be at Greenfields Family and Community Centre and on Thursdays it will be at the Peel Community Kitchen.

Both sessions will run from 10am to 1pm.

The Freo Street Doctor aims to care for people who may not access mainstream general practice.

It is staffed by GPs, registered nurses, outreach workers, Indigenous health workers and social workers.

The service can help people with health issues including mental illness, blood borne viruses, STDs, injuries due to assault or neglect, uninary/gynaecological conditions, alcohol or drug issues, diabetes, immunisations, respiratory conditions, chronic diseases and skin conditions.

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