We are an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation governed by a Board of Directors, the majority of which are drawn from the communities we service.
Travelling and working together to help people feel better, keep well, and improve wellbeing in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.
The Ngaanyatjarra Health Service will work in a malparara way [two-way learning] as a part of the Ngaanyatjarra community to promote the health and wellbeing of people in the Lands, ensuring a professional health service that is accountable, culturally appropriate, anticipates and responds to the community’s changing health needs and priorities and takes a collaborative approach with other service providers to deliver best practice services.
- Strong community leadership and good governance through which community control of the health service can be maintained and is transparent.
- Employing Ngaanyatjarra people (Yarnangu) and working alongside Yarnangu in a malparara, two-way learning way.
- Health care that is culturally appropriate and ensures the rights, views, values and expectations of Yarnangu are incorporated into everyone’s business.
- A holistic approach and to build relationships with stakeholders to deliver quality health services with attention to people’s physical, spiritual, cultural, environmental, social and emotional strengths and needs.
- Optimal quality health services based on evidence based practice, continuous quality improvement and a high level of accountability to funders.
- Building community capacity to respond to priorities in Primary Health Care and contribute to health promotion and illness prevention initiatives.
- Partnerships and collaboration with other agencies on Ngaanyatjarra Lands and other external stakeholders.
- Actions to provide services based on evidence based practice and meet targets and Key Performance Indicators.