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Wonggangga Turtpandi

Kaurna Name meaning….Reaching Out in the West

Wonggangga Turtpandi comprises of a culturally safe, primary health service available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. All services are delivered free of charge.

Wonggangga Turtpandi is part of the Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Primary Health Care Service.

Clinics are run and supported by Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Clinical Health Workers in partnership with doctors, registered nurses, allied health professionals and visiting specialists. There is a strong emphasis on the early detection and prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, and support with managing some of these diseases. The service provides a hub for the sharing of up to date information on health and social issues.

Services include:

  • Adult and Child Well Health Checks
  • GP clinics
  • Allied health services:
    • Nutrition/Dietitian support
    • Occupational therapy
    • Podiatry
    • Speech therapy
  • Chronic disease management and care planning
  • Diabetes education
  • Health and wellbeing promotional programs for the Aboriginal community
  • Immunisation services
  • Wellbeing support (including counselling and case management)
  • Pathways to Psychological services and mental health supports
  • Ngangkari clinics (traditional healers)

Additionally, transport assistance can be arranged in advance for clinic appointments.

Contact

Telephone: (08) 8240 9611
Fax: (08) 8240 9609
Address: 11 Church Street, Port Adelaide, SA 5015

For non-urgent medical care after hours, please call: (08) 8130 3458

 

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