Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services (Winnunga Nimmityjah) is a community controlled primary healthcare service operated by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the ACT.
Winnunga Nimmityjah is a bulk billing service – meaning all services at Winnunga Nimmityjah are free of charge for Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander clients.
Winnunga Nimmityjah also provides a transport service for people who are unable to arrange their own transport to and from health service appointments.
Winnunga Nimmityjah’s model of care and services
The holistic model of health care provided by Winnunga Nimmityjah encompasses not only medical care, but a range of programs to promote good health and healthy lifestyles by provide a culturally safe, holistic health care service for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the ACT and surrounding regions.
Clinical services offered by Winnunga Nimmityjah include:
- Health checks,
- Chronic disease management,
- Cervical screening,
- Hearing tests,
- Dental checks, and information and support about diet.
Winnunga Nimmityjah also offers a range of groups and programs including:
- No More Boondah tobacco cessation program
- Women’s group
- Men’s group
- Elders’ group
- Pregnancy group,
- Mums’ and bubs’ group
- Healthy cooking classes.
Winnunga Nimmityjah has a system in which any person can walk into the clinic at any time during opening hours and be seen by the next available doctor.
Appointments are only required for a few services such as dental, physiotherapy and psychiatry.
For more information visit Winnunga Nimmityjah or call 02 6296 8900.