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Peel Health Hub Taking Shape

August 2018

The Peel Health Hub is taking shape quickly. 

The facility construction is on track to be open for operation in November 2018.

Please click here to view the new progress video.  Thanks to Alita Constructions and their surveyors CK Maloney for sharing this fabulous footage.

If you would like to find out more details about the Peel Health Hub contact Eleanor Britton at GP down south on 08 9537 5500. 

World Record Attempt Launch a Success

July 2018

Thank you to the beautiful people that helped make the JC Rides Again Launch a success on Saturday 14th July.  It was a great night, with lots of fun had, whilst raising $6,700 which will go to PYMS.

If you wish to find out more about John’s World Record Attempt to solo motorcycle ride the 4 Corners of India go to his FB page – JC Rides Again. 

NAIDOC Week 2018 - Peel

Nidjalla Waangan Mia held a NAIDOC brunch inviting community members and service providers we partner with throughout the year to come in and share some food and meet the NWM Team. Peel Health Campus, AVIVO, GP down south staff and community members came along to celebrate and support the NAIDOC brunch.

NAIDOC Week 2018 - South West

This years theme celebrated the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels. GP down south had the pleasure of inviting a few women to a celebratory lunch for this year's NAIDOC theme - "Because Of Her We Can".

Case Manager at Peel Youth Medical Service

As a result of generous funding from ALCOA, GP down south has been providing the services of a Case Manager at Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS) since 2016.

As the Case Manager, Joseph Gauci has been providing young people with support to access a range of community, clinical and social networks in an effective, efficient and timely manner.

Unfortunately, the funding for the Case Manager position ceased on the 30 June 2018 and we have not been successful in finding alternative funding. As a result, GP down south is no longer able to continue to provide this service.

Peel Mobile Health Service Update

Since 2012 in partnership with Peel Health Foundation and State Health, and then through funding from the Shire of Waroona, the Peel Mobile Health Service (PMHS) has been providing health and wellbeing services in the regions of Waroona, Pinjarra and Mandurah. In partnership with local services, the PMHS has supported in the delivery of mental health services, diabetes and dietetic services, alcohol and other drugs services as well as family support.

Aboriginal Health Service of the Year

AGPAL recently announced the national winners for the 2018 AGPAL and QIP excellence awards at their conference gala dinner held at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne.

Nidjalla Waangan Mia Aboriginal Medical Service were runners up in the 'Aboriginal Medical Service of the Year'