Tag: Napranum

Hard work pays off for student of the year

Aboriginal Health Worker Shaniqua Burke has discovered that hard work can get you places you never thought possible. The 21-year-old from Napranum in Queensland’s northern peninsula area credited hard work for helping her win Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year at the Queensland Training Awards this year. Now, with a Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care from TAFE Queensland under her belt, the opportunities are limitless.

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Apunipima trials new holistic service model in Napranum

Apunipima Cape York Health Council is trialling a new model of care in its Napranum clinic near Weipa, focusing on a holistic approach to health care which encompasses the social determinants of health and wellbeing. The Coordinated Case Care trial will work with five families and focus on social aspects of community life, from food security and fitness right through to home life, employment and financial health.

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