NT health professionals recognised for high profile award
Her Honour, The Honourable Sally Thomas AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory, presented the Administrator's Medals in Primary Health Care 2012 at an award ceremony at Government House on Friday 6th July 2012. Health professionals from across the Territory attended the medal presentation, showing their support for the achievements of local primary health care providers at the ceremony.
Congratulations to the recipients of the Administrator's Medals in Primary Health Care 2012.
Individual Medal awarded to Beth Amega, Renal Care Coordinator, Danila Dilba Health Service
Throughout her career in health, Beth has provided comprehensive care to individual clients and continues to provice exceptional service through her work with Danila Dilba. She provides outstanding case management for the clients at Danila Dilba and works tirelessly to provide ongoing education to other health professionals with an interest in renal disease. Her ongoing commitment to health care is evident through her own career-long educational upskilling with Graduate Certificates in Remote Health Practice, Tropical Medicine and Masters in Nursing and Health Practice (Nurse Practitioner), the latter which she is currently undertaking at Charles Darwin University. She is seen as a professional role model who actively advocates for her clients.
Team Medal awarded to the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Remote Allied Health Team
This year's winning health team work tirelessly to ensure knowledge and educational resources are up to date and to deliver Primary Health Care services according to the requirements of individuals, communities and clinic needs. They are dedicated to delivering best practice services and education whilst taking opportunities to maintain and further develop their skills when professional development courses/conferences arise. They understand the cultural diversity and needs of the various communities they visit and are flexible in their delivery approach and mode when collaborating with othe rhealth providers/organisations to ensure the best services are provided. The current services provided by the team include numerous education materials such as a life-sized Felt Man used as a visual interactive aid to help explain about diabetes and its prevention and management, portable health promotion video displays via a large screen projector or on the side of the Podiatry Truck, recipe books, orthotics, basic footwear, Glucometers and more.
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