PATCHES delivers high quality child development, disability and early intervention services. By improving a young person's health and developmental outcomes, we increase their chances of achieving a higher level of education, a greater degree of participation, and set them up for success later in life.

    Dr James Fitzpatrick
    Dr James Fitzpatrick - Paediatrician James was the 2001 Young Australian of the Year and is the Director of PATCHES Paediatrics, a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs, and inaugural Chair of the Australian FASD Clinical Network. His PhD on FASD prevalence in...
    Therapy Team
    I graduated as an Occupational Therapist from Curtin University in February 2019. I had a variety of clinical placements throughout my studies including private practice paediatrics, acute hospital, and aged care facility. I was born and have lived in the Wheatbelt for most of my life, having...
    Thilini originally from Sri Lanka has studied a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Communication from Monash University. She also holds Postgraduate Diploma in Education specialising in Early Childhood Education from Edith Cowan University. During her time in Perth she has worked as a 3+ Kindergarten...
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    PATCHES current vacancies
    Wheatbelt (Merredin) - Allied Health Team Members
    Wheatbelt (Merredin) - Therapy Team Leader
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