Winnunga Nimmityjah AHS provides a holistic service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community which looks at the individual as a whole person, which includes their family and community. Winnunga employs a wide range of health practitioners, and offers numerous clinical services and programs which suit the needs of the local community. Clinical staff include:
- general practitioners
- practice nurses
- a pharmacist
- Aboriginal Health Workers
- a psychologist
- dietician (nutrition worker)
- an audiologist (hearing health worker).
Services offered include immunisations, health checks, chronic disease management, a diabetes clinic, cervical screening, hearing tests, dental checks, and information and support about diet. We also offer a range of groups including the No More Boondah tobacco cessation program, women's group, men's group, elders' group, pregnancy group, mums' and bubs' group, and healthy cooking classes.
Winnunga has a system in which any person can walk into the clinic at any time during opening hours and be seen by the next available doctor. Appointments are only required for a few services such as dental, physiotherapy and psychiatry. In addition, we are a bulk billing service - all services at Winnunga are free of charge.
Winnunga provides a transport service for those people who are unable to arrange their own transport to and from health service appointments.
For more information on any of the above services or programs, please call (02) 6284 6222.