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A jab well done: GRAMS staff are fully vaccinated
Posted 13 January 2022 A jab well done: GRAMS staff are fully vaccinated

GRAMS staff are now 100% vaccinated against COVID-19!

Giving back to families with Reverse Advent Calendar
Posted 12 January 2022 Giving back to families with Reverse Advent Calendar

The GRAMS Gascoyne Outreach Service supported families during Christmas by organising the Reverse Advent Calendar initiative to give back to the community.

What to do if you test positive for COVID-19
Posted 11 January 2022 What to do if you test positive for COVID-19

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd explains what to do if you test positive to COVID-19.

Celebrating team achievements
Posted 10 January 2022 Celebrating team achievements

Congratulations to our Health Promotions Officer, David Batty and our Social Worker, Anna Thuy Ruby Mai for their amazing achievements!

Young Leaders Training Program upskills the Elders of the Future
Posted 16 December 2021 Young Leaders Training Program upskills the Elders of the Future

The youth team were lucky enough to have Katiska Davis from the Aboriginal health council of Western Australia come to Geraldton to run young leaders training.

GRAMS physiotherapist and researcher honoured with prestigious fellowship
Posted 13 December 2021 GRAMS physiotherapist and researcher honoured with prestigious fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Ivan Lin for being named a fellow by the Australian College of Physiotherapists

Elders Christmas Luncheon
Posted 10 December 2021 Elders Christmas Luncheon

Merry Christmas to our Elders!

Winners of the 2021 Heal Country! NAIDOC Photography Competition
Posted 08 December 2021 Winners of the 2021 Heal Country! NAIDOC Photography Competition

Winners of the GRAMS 2021 Heal Country! NAIDOC Photography Competition were revealed at the Geraldton Regional Library on Tuesday 7th of December.

Young Leaders Program
Posted 26 November 2021 Young Leaders Program

The Young Leaders Program support Aboriginal young people to become peer educators in youth health and encourage their communities to engage in health behaviours.

West Coast Eagles spread awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated
Posted 24 November 2021 West Coast Eagles spread awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated

The GRAMS Gascoyne Outreach Service and WA Country Health Service Carnarvon is working together to administer COVID vaccinations at the Carnarvon Woodshed.

Cue Primary School Health Check Day and Yummy Lunch
Posted 23 November 2021 Cue Primary School Health Check Day and Yummy Lunch

Last week Dr Carter and School Health Nurse Elissa from Murchison Outreach service spent half a day at Cue Primary School, for Health Check Day

Christmas Closure
Posted 23 November 2021 Christmas Closure

Please be advised that that GRAMS will be closed from 11am 17th December until 4th January

E-cigarettes and Vaping FAQs
Posted 18 November 2021 E-cigarettes and Vaping FAQs

Since 1 October 2021, people now need a prescription to order and buy nicotine vaping products, such as nicotine e-cigarettes, nicotine pods and liquid nicotine.

Yalgoo Holiday Program and Emu Festival
Posted 20 October 2021 Yalgoo Holiday Program and Emu Festival

The GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Deadly Cru teams had an absolute blast at the Yalgoo School Holiday Program and the renowned Emu Cup festival

Pop up clinic to boost vaccination rate in the Mid West
Posted 18 October 2021 Pop up clinic to boost vaccination rate in the Mid West

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues at Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) vaccination hub operated in partnership with WA Country Health Service (WACHS).

Eagles star Josh Kennedy encourage community to roll up at GRAMS
Posted 11 October 2021 Eagles star Josh Kennedy encourage community to roll up at GRAMS vaccination hub

West Coast Eagles veteran, Josh Kennedy visited the Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) vaccination hub on Monday 11th of October to encourage the community to get vaccinated.

Promoting smoking prevention to help students stay tobacco free
Posted 20 September 2021 Promoting smoking prevention to help students stay tobacco free

The GRAMS TIS and Deadly Cru teams recently went on a remote school trip out to Yulga Jinna, Karalundi, Wiluna and Meekatharra to educate youth about the dangers of smoking.

U RITE day puts spotlight on mental health
Posted 14 September 2021 U RITE day puts spotlight on mental health

GRAMS hosted a community event last week to bring attention to mental health and the services available to support those in need.

COVID-19 Vaccination Draw
Posted 10 September 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Draw

Get the vaccination and enter a free draw to win white goods for Christmas

Mental health first aid training to build community resilience
Posted 07 September 2021 Mental health first aid training to build community resilience

Geraldton Regional Medical Service (GRAMS) is delivering free Mental Health First Aid Training sessions in Geraldton, Carnarvon, Mount Magnet, Meekatharra, Morawa and Mullewa.

GRAMS CEO fully vaccinated
Posted 07 September 2021 GRAMS CEO fully vaccinated

Deborah received her second dose of vaccine last week and is calling for the rest of the community to step forward and complete the vaccinations in order to keep the community safe.

NAIDOC Week at Geraldton Senior High School
Posted 31 August 2021 NAIDOC Week at Geraldton Senior High School

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) joined the NAIDOC Week celebrations last week with Geraldton Senior High School honour this year’s theme – Heal Country! – which calls on everyone to ‘continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, destruction, and destruction.’

Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum
Posted 25 August 2021 Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum

The GRAMS team attended the Murchison Youth Health and Careers Forum to engage with young people and share information on our programs and services.

Elders shares advice on community safety
Posted 04 August 2021 Elders shares advice on community safety

GRAMS monthly Elders Day catch up focused on developing radio and video to spread the word on community safety messages.

Morawa NAIDOC Day
Posted 22 July 2021 Morawa NAIDOC Day

GRAMS NDIS Access Team participated in the Morawa NAIDOC Day event to celebrate First Nations culture and country.

Working towards smoke free communities through creative art
Posted 20 July 2021 Working towards smoke free communities through creative art

The GRAMS TIS and Deadly Cru team visited Yalgoo and Mt Magnet for the first week of school holidays to help provide smoke free education and fun activities for kids.

Coral Coast Cup 2021
Posted 15 July 2021 Coral Coast Cup 2021

The GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking Team along with Deadly Cru were invited by Clontarf Football Academy to attend the Carnarvon Coral Coast Cup.

GRAMS NAIDOC Week celebrations highlights importance of Healing Country
Posted 13 July 2021 GRAMS NAIDOC Week celebrations highlights importance of Healing Country

The communities across the Midwest and Gascoyne Murchison came together last week to share and celebrate Indigenous culture, heritage and achievements as part of Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service’s (GRAMS) NAIDOC week celebrations.

Perth and Peel in a 4 day lockdown
Posted 29 June 2021 Perth and Peel in a 4 day 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.

GRAMS supports development of culturally appropriate youth suicide
Posted 28 June 2021 GRAMS supports development of culturally appropriate youth suicide resources

GRAMS has partnered with the Centre for Best Practice in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) to help develop culturally appropriate self-help resources for Aboriginal families and communities to support young people who are involved in self-harm and suicidal behaviours.

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