WA Country Health Service (WACHS) led Ear Nose Throat (ENT) service via telehealth, known as TeleENT is improving access to important medical services for Kimberley communities with assistance from the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service (KAMS).

Before the introduction of the TeleENT service, many Halls Creek, Balgo and Kupungarri community members with ear, nose and throat issues travelled to Broome, Kununurra, Derby for outpatient appointments.

With the ability to drive just a short distance or walk to their local clinic, TeleENT can save patients travel time and costs and limits time away from work or school.

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