Providing clinical care for remote communities with little to no medical support in town.   

Remote Area Nursing Post (RANP)

Remote area nurses plan and co-ordinate a range of services including:

  • Emergency services in collaboration with RFDS, WACHS and other emergency services
  • Non-emergency appointments for clinical services
  • Communicable disease prevention and management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Primary health care
  • Pathology

Transition of Remote Area Nursing Posts

Silverchain and the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) have agreed to transition RANPs back to WACHS in 2024. Read more about the transition by clicking here.

Silverchain and WACHS will continue to work together to ensure a smooth transition, with a shared focus on continuous high-quality care to the local communities. Details on how to access RANPs during this process are found below:

How to access WACHS RANPs

WACHS now operate the following RANPs:

  • Leeman
  • Enneaba
  • Mingenew
  • Shark Bay
  • Walpole
  • Eucla
  • Lancelin
  • Beacon
  • Bencubbin
  • Hyden
  • Brookton

For more information, click here to visit the WA Country Health Service website.