Boab Health Services will be celebrating National Close the Gap Day on Thursday 19th March with a community event to be held in the park outside the Shire of Broome Library on Hamersley Street. The event will include information bays from a host of local agencies, healthy food and live music to promote Aboriginal and …

Our Paediatric Nutritionist, Sue Swanson has been out and about in Broome during the past month working with local sporting clubs to try a healthy alternative to the traditional post sport snack of ‘sausage on bread’. First to trial ‘the fritter’ were the nippers from The Broome Surf Lifesaving Club where corn fritters were offered …

Boab’s  Mental Health Team won Silver at the prestigious Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Achievement Awards held in Perth on 27 September, in the ‘Assessment and / or Treatment Program or Service’ category. The award was presented to our Mental Health Manager Andy Williams and East Kimberley Mental Health Professional Jane Beckmann by Dr …

East Kimberley based Paediatric Nutritionist Tracy Raymond was invited to facilitate a session at Kununurra Neighbourhood House as part of the Parent Power program. Parents of young children ranging from 5 months to 5 years came together to discuss topics influencing the eating habits of infants and toddlers. Key topics of interest where ‘who sets …

Recent flooding over Roebuck Plains in the West Kimberley has made access to Bidyadanga Community difficult for Boab Health’s clinicians who usually travel by 4WD. However that didn’t stop podiatrist Helen McCausland running a podiatry clinic at Bidyadanga on February 13th as she was lucky enough to catch a flight with the Royal Flying Doctor …