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Governor-General visits Apunipima

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove visited Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Mossman Gorge Primary Health Care Centre this week. Their Excellencies spent an hour at Apunipima on Tuesday, meeting…
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National Nursing Award Winners

The Apunipima Pepi-pod Program team was announced the winner of the Team Innovation category of the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards at a gala ceremony in Sydney last Thursday night. The team was recognised for their innovative work in rolling out…
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Health Worker Wins Scholarship

Apunipima Cape York Health Council Maternal and Child Health Worker Johanna Hunt has won a scholarship to present at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) third Indigenous Women's Health Meeting in Adelaide which will…
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Need to Read

Apunipima Cape York Health Council Maternal and Child Health Midwife Lisa Smith has distributed hundreds of children’s books to the Cape and Gulf in the last few months. The books (the Healthy Living Series) - What We Eat, What We…
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Lockhart River Love Song

Lockhart River will celebrate the launch of a hip hop video featuring young people from the community on May 16 - 18. Apunipima’s Health Promotion and Tackling Smoking Healthy Lifestyles teams, working in partnership with Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC)…
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Speak Up!

Speech therapy services are in high demand on Cape York. Apunipima Cape York Health Council’s new speech pathologist Amanda Wilson had 100 referrals in her first week. Amanda holds the first ever full time speech therapy position for the Cape…
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Lowitja CQI Conference

Quality and Risk Manager Roberta Newton, Public Health Medical Advisor Dr Mark Wenitong, and Health Promotion Officer Jenny Sewter attended the Lowitja Institute’s 2nd National Conference on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care…
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Antenatal Smoking Training

In mid - December, Apunipima's Child and Maternal Health and Tackling Smoking Healthy Lifestyles teams received training on how to assist pregnant woment to stop smoking.  Staff from Mookai Rosie also attended the training. Presented by Metro North Brisbane, the…
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