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Inala Indigenous Health Service  
   
Noel and Noela
   

 

Welcome to the Southern Queensland Centre of Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care. Also known as Inala Indigenous Health Service, we are a Queensland Health service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Located in Inala, 18 km South West of Brisbane CBD, our clinic is staffed by GPs, nurses, allied health and Aboriginal health workers, and visiting medical specialists.

We also provide health-related services at a community level, and our research team is dedicated to finding and publishing evidence about how to improve the health of our patients. Our service has won numerous awards and our Clinical Director Dr Noel Hayman was Queensland's nominee for Australian of the Year in 2011

Our service is spread over four local sites: Our main clinic is the new building at 37 Wirraway Pde. We still use our previous clinic at 64 Wirraway Pde for allied health consultations. We also run a small outreach service (Elorac Place) for women's and children's health in Ellen Grove. Our research and community team are located in the Inala Plaza, but we do not see patients there. Additionally, we provide a monthly fly-in medical service to Cunnamulla, 750 km west of Brisbane.

  Inala

Ph: 07 3101 4222
Address: 37 Wirraway Pde,
Inala, Qld,  4077
Postal Address: PO Box 52,
Inala, Qld,  4077
Fax: 07 3101 4220

Opening hours

Mon               9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Tues - Fri      8.30 am - 4.30 pm Sat - Sun   CLOSED           

Elorac Place Outreach (Women's & Children's clinic)

Ph: 07 3199 1400
Address: 11a Southampton Rd, Ellen Grove Q 4078
Fax: 07 3199 1499

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May 2015
Research in the clinic

Visitors to our clinic waiting room may notice a few extra research staff hanging around this month. Researchers include locals Corey Kirk and Sissy Tyson. Our projects involving patients in the waiting room include: kids with ear infections; adults getting health checks (looking at depression and anxiety); and health literacy (how much information about health gets understood).

 
May 2015
Community jury

We only ever take on a research project if , in the long run, it helps our patients. The community jury is best placed to decide this, so no research gets done unless they approve it. The research must be able to provide evidence about treatments or systems which will improve the life of our patients.

   
April 2015 HEAL program We are running another HEAL program - 'My Health, My Mob', starting 14 April and running for ten weeks. Each week has a 2-hour morning session of exercise and health education. If you have diabetes or a chronic heart or lung condition, you may be eligible. Contact Rick Brewster-Webb, via reception.
 
  See all previous news in the What's New archives

 

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Website editor Justin Coleman


Last Updated: 13 May 2015
Last Reviewed: 13 May 2015