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How to check in with mob this R U OK? Day

If someone you know – family, friend, teammate or community member – is struggling, they may not tell you, so it’s important to trust your gut and ask, “R U OK?”. This R U OK? Day we want to equip you with some tips so you can effectively yarn with someone you’re worried about. Ask […]

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What to expect in a women’s health check

Women’s health checks are an assessment of your overall health including your physical, mental and social wellbeing. During your session, your Registered Nurse, GP or Aboriginal Health Worker will screen for early warning signs of chronic diseases and yarn with you about a range of health and wellbeing topics that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

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Brushing and Flossing Tips

Brushing and flossing are an important part of the oral hygiene routine so it’s important to make sure you’re getting the most out of your technique. For Dental Health Week we want to share some tips to make sure you keep your deadly smile for life: Replace your toothbrush regularly Build a routine Don’t forget […]

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Woolloongabba client shares type 2 diabetes experience

Aunty Lesley is a proud Aboriginal woman, regular Gabba clinic client and one of the 7.9% of Indigenous Australians living with diabetes. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Aunty Lesley has spent the past decade managing her condition and trying not to let it stop her from living her life to the fullest. For National Diabetes […]

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Diabetes Education

This National Diabetes Week it’s time to get educated. Mob are four times more likely to experiencing diabetes or pre-diabetes than non-Indigenous mob, which is why it’s important to know the facts. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a serious complex condition that can affect the entire body. When mob have diabetes, it means their body […]

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NAIDOC Week Events

We’re so excited to be able to celebrate NAIDOC with you mob again! Check out which events we’ll be going to!

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Staff attend national nursing conference

ATSICHS Brisbane nursing staff recently joined their national colleagues to attend the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) conference in Cairns. ​​​​​​​Northgate nurse Elissa and clinic nurse reliever Brooke attended the two-day event which highlighted nursing in community, birthing on country and current issues affecting the service delivery of Indigenous […]

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Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

May is Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Prevention Month. During this time, we are all reminded of the role we can play in raising awareness of DFV in our communities. By coming together, we can send an empowering message to mob by saying “no more to domestic and family violence”.  Everyone in our community can play […]

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Hepatitis Queensland commissions CLO’s artwork

Congratulations to our very own artist and Northgate clinic community liaison officer Joe. Joe was commissioned by Hepatitis Queensland to create a piece of art to raise awareness for Hepatitis B. Joe rose to the challenge of creating a beautiful piece encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in community to think about their liver […]

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