Welcome to Winnunga AHCS

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services (WNAHCS)
is an Aboriginal community controlled health and community service, operated
by the Aboriginal community

 

Welcome to Winnunga AHCS

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services (WNAHCS)
is an Aboriginal community controlled health and community service, operated
by the Aboriginal community

 

Welcome to Winnunga AHCS

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services (WNAHCS)
is an Aboriginal community controlled health and community service, operated
by the Aboriginal community

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Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services (WNAHCS) is an Aboriginal community controlled primary health care service operated by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the ACT.

In Wiradjuri language, Winnunga Nimmityjah means Strong Health. The service logo is the Corroboree Frog which is significant to Aboriginal peoples in the ACT.

Our aim is to provide a culturally safe, holistic health care service for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the ACT and surrounding regions. The holistic health care provided by WNAHCS includes not only medical care, but a range of programs to promote good health and healthy lifestyles.

We see around 5,000 clients per year and provide around 56,000 occasions of service (excluding transport, groups and administrative services) annually.

We offer the following services:
Clinical Services
Social
Health
Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program
Health Promotion
Transport
  • GP and Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Immunisations
  • Health Checks
  • Men’s Health
  • Women’s Health
  • The Boxing Club/Gym
  • Child Health
  • Hearing Health
  • Dental
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Dietician (nutrition)
  • Needle Syringe Program (NSP)
  • Psychiatrists
  • Counselling
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Quit Smoking Services
All our services are free of charge to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients’.

Winnunga AHCS is a national leader in accreditation. Winnunga AHCS was one of the first Aboriginal community controlled health services to achieve dual accreditation under RACGP and QIC standards.

Winnunga AHCS has been at the forefront of setting a national agenda for quality improvement in Aboriginal community controlled health and continues to advocate locally and nationally for best practice standards in all operational and governance areas of all Aboriginal health services.

Winnunga AHCS is a NACCHO Affiliate

NACCHO Affiliate
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