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Wendy does everything from A to Z

Wendy does everything from A to Z Job title: Primary Health Care facility coordinator, Kowanyama Hobbies: Fishing, gardening, sewing, reading, pottery Managing the primary health care facility at Kowanyama is a big job but one that facility coordinator Wendy Wust loves. Working…
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Yvonne's midwife eligibility improves efficiency

Yvonne's midwife eligibility improves efficiencyApunipima Cape York Health Council midwife Yvonne Barnes can now sign off on medicines and scans for midwifery practice that would usually require a doctor’s authority. Yvonne has received her notation as an Eligible Midwife which…
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Bernie Singleton Scholarship Opens

Apunipima is delighted to welcome the first round of applications for the inaugural Bernie Singleton Scholarship. Bernie Singleton, former Chairman of Apunipima, has had a career in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs spanning 50 years, often acting as cultural…
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Apunipima inducted into hall of fame

Apunipima inducted into hall of fame     At a glittering ceremony this week, Apunipima Cape York Health Council was inducted into the Queensland Aboriginal & Islander Health Council Hall of Fame. Presented with the Quality in Governance Award, Apunipima…
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Research ready to be community driven

Research ready to be community driven Community-controlled health services is at the forefront of research coordinator Rachael Ham's mind. Working at Apunipima since July, Rachael loves immersing herself in all things research. "Trying something, testing it and seeing if it…
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Pepi-pod Program a perfect option for safe sleep

Johanna Hunt and Johanna Neville from our Maternal Child Health team presented at the Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses (ACCYPN) conference in Cairns this week. The theme, Are the Children Well?, explored this question by sharing innovative…
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Priscilla's passion for people and country

Name: Priscilla GibsonTitle: Health Promotion OfficerHobbies: Horse riding, Four Wheel Driving, fishing, spending time with family and friends There is nothing more Priscilla Gibson enjoys about her job than making a difference in young people’s lives. Working at Apunipima for…
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Trio promote health messages at Lockhart

Special guest appearances by CondoMan, VegieMan and Lubilicious had hearts racing stomachs growling at Lockhart’s Health Check Expo last week. About 160 people attended the two-day expo and about 60 health checks were recorded for men and women at the community hall. There was a…
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