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On the road program was run by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) delivering primary health care services to people living, working and travelling in the Pilbara, Goldfields, Esperance and Kimberley regions of Western Australian. Each region hadd a health promotion nurse and a project officer who travel in a 4 wheel drive vehicle to deliver health information and training which included:
The program catered for individuals and groups at:
The program was funded by the RFDS in partnership with BHP Billiton and funding was ceased in October 2014. Between 2004 and 2012 the program provided primary health care services to more than 25,600 individuals in approximately 600 remote locations.
Abstract adapted from Royal Flying Doctor Service