Bega Garnbirringu Health Services Incorporated (formerly) Kalgoorlie Aboriginal Medical Services was established in July 1983 as a part time clinic in South Kalgoorlie.
The name “Bega Garnbirringu” meaning “sickness gets better”. From those humble beginnings Bega Garnbirringu Health Service, now operate on a full time basis in a new medical complex in McDonald Street, Kalgoorlie.
There are 8,500 registered clients who access the services every year. Bega Garnbirringu Health Service strive to provide a friendly holistic and culturally appropriate Primary Health Service to the people of the Goldfields Region. A significant feature of Bega Garnbirringu Health Service is the Aboriginal Health Workers. They are the first point of contact for clients. They assess the health needs of clients before either seeing a medical practitioner or registered nurse for further consultation and treatment.