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RaRMS Health - Warren Family Health Centre

Welcome to RaRMS Health - Warren Family Health Centre

Appointments

You can book an appointment with a practitioner by calling Reception on 02 6847 4326; operating hours are:

  • Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm.
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday.

If you require emergency medical care at any time or require urgent medical care outside of our opening hours, please visit the Warren Mulitpurpose Health Service (02 6847 7200) or dial 000 for an ambulance. 

Practitioners

Each of the GPs, visiting Specialists or Allied Health Providers who see patients in the surgery operate their own independent practice. Our GPs include: 

  • Dr Choudury Shaheed
  • Dr Rochana Chandraratne

We are also pleased to welcome Dr Pawan Jesrani who begins working with us as a GP on a permanent basis in late January 2018.

Additional Information

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Our GPs include:

Dr Choudury Shaheed                                    Shaheed

Dr Shaheed holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, and a Certificate in Skin Cancer.   Dr Shaheed is available for all GP type consultations, and he has a special interest in chronic disease management, COPD/Asthma, IHD, Diabetes, chronic kidney disease and skin cancer. Dr Shaheed is currently enrolled on the RVTS as he works towards completion of GP Fellowship.

Dr Rochana Chandraratne                             Rochana

Dr Rochana attends the practice on a week on week off basis.  He holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery and is currently enrolled on the RVTS as he works towards completion of GP Fellowship.

 

 

Region

Warren is located in central north NSW.  The original inhabitants of Warren were the Ngiyambaa nation.  The town sits on the Macquarie River and it services an area that is dominated by sheep and cotton.  The area contains significant wetland habitats with the Macquarie Marshes and the Tiger Bay Wetlands being major drawcards to the area.

The Warren Shire covers nearly 11,000 square kilometres and includes Warren, Beenmunnel, Nevertire as well as the numerous smaller surrounding communities.  At the time of the 2016 census the Warren LGA had a population of 2,732 with Warren being the largest town in the Shire, with a population of 1,389 (with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people totalling 244 or 17.6% of this population).  

Warren is located on the Oxley Highway 525km north west of Sydney.

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Transport

  • Warren is accessible by car and is approximately 6 1/2 hours from Sydney, via Mudgee.
  • Warren is 1 hr drive from Dubbo.  There is a large regional airport located in Dubbo and hire cars are available.
  • There is a coach to and from Dubbo that runs daily.

Healthcare

The Warren community is well served by the Warren MPS which provides acute and nursing home care.  There is an established VMO roster servicing inpatients and the ED.  

The RaRMS Health - Warren Family Health Centre is located a kilometre from the hospital, making it easy for the GPs working with us to attend the ED when they are on-call at the Hospital and are needed in an emergency.

 

Telephone: 02 6847 4326
Fax: 02 6847 4457
Address: 21 Lawson Street, Warren NSW 2824