VISION VAN

The Lions Outback Vision Van consists of three consulting rooms, filled with specialist equipment. The mobile eye health clinic provides comprehensive ophthalmology care for cataracts, trachoma, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

The vision van completes two circuits per year throughout the State, providing services in Albany, Esperance, Katanning,  Kalgoorlie, Leonora, Laverton, Wiluna, Newman, Meekatharra, Roebourne, Karratha, Port Hedland, Onslow, Exmouth, Broome, Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Kununurra, Wyndham and Warmun.

Lions Outback Vision thanks LotteryWest, the WA Department of Health, the Commonwealth Department of Health and the Lions Eye Institute for supporting the new mobile eye health facility, an initiative that will help save the sight of thousands of West Australians living in regional and remote communities.

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Lions Outback Vision Van:

The Lions Outback Vision Van is a mobile eye health clinic that showcases how collaboration, innovation and technology can be harnessed to deliver services in regional and remote areas to close the eye health gap. The Outback Vision Van incorporates a unique service delivery model that:

  • Genuinely integrates collaboration across the health, corporate and community sectors;
  • Is the first mobile clinic in Western Australia to showcase the protocols and principals developed by the Aboriginal Health Council (WA) for outback service delivery in Indigenous communities;
  • Performs integrative care, avoiding duplication by filling the gaps in existing hospital facilities and Aboriginal Medical Services sites around the State;
  • Builds local capacity by up-skilling and training local health workers;
  • Harnesses a strong partnership between community, corporate bodies and government to meet the increasing demand for eye health services.
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Vision Van Schedule 2019

Feb14-21AlbanyJun5-6Derby23-26Derby
25-26Katanning10-13BroomeOct2-4Fitzroy Crossing
28Kalgoorlie17-19Hedland7-9Halls Creek
Mar1-6Kalgoorlie21Roebourne11Warmun
8Leonora24-27Karratha15Wyndham
12LavertonJul1Onslow17-23Kununurra
14-15Wiluna3-5Exmouth25Halls Creek
18Meekatharra23Katanning28Fitzroy Crossing
20-21Newman25-31Albany30-31Derby
25-28KarrathaAug1AlbanyNov4-7Broome
29-31Roebourne5-9Kalgoorlie11-13Hedland
Apr1-2Roebourne13-14Leonora15Roebourne
4-9Hedland16Laverton18-21Karratha
11-17Broome19-20Wiluna25Onslow
29-30Derby21-22Meekatharra27-28Exmouth
May1-2Derby26-27NewmanDec2-6Albany
6-9Fitzroy Crossing29-31Karratha9-10Katanning
13-15Halls CreekSep1-3Karratha12-17Kalgoorlie
17Warmun5-6Roebourne
21 Wyndham9-12Hedland
23-28Kununurra16-20Broome
30Halls Creek

For information on schedules or bookings contact Lions Outback Vision info@outbackvision.com.au or 08 9381 0802 or contact your regional health clinic.