Boab Health Dietitians Emma Robinson and Jackie Gillin teamed up with WA Country Health Services dietitian Katie Johnstone during  Australia’s Healthy Weight Week,  to try and clarify some of the confusion around ‘Healthy Snacks’, a topic that community members raise regularly with the nutrition team. A complimentary display area was provided by Broome Boulevard outside …

Boab Health’s Closing the Gap team work tirelessly to improve access for Aboriginal people with chronic disease to better access primary health care services. For example within Boab Health, the Closing the Gap team work closely with our podiatrists to assist clients to attend appointments and facilitate access to funding for shoes through the supplementary …

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 …