Tag: Gurriny Yealamucka

Dr CJ’s winding road to Yarrie

Growing up in a two-and-a-half bedroom house with six siblings and no electricity, water or a fridge isn’t the easiest start in life, nor is it the easiest route to medicine. The one thing it did provide Gurriny-Yealamucka Health Service GP Registrar Dr Carli “CJ” Westmore is an understanding of some of the challenges, especially the social determinants of health, experienced by people living in Yarrabah.

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