Julie A Tongs

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BACKGROUND   The Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service Aboriginal Midwifery Access Program (AMAP) was established in 2001 to provide antenatal care, birth support and postnatal care to clients in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). AIM   To describe the uptake and impact of AMAP services on access to antenatal care, behavioural risk factors(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the design and implementation of a culturally mediated case management model at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service (Winnunga) for Indigenous clients who consume alcohol at problematic levels. METHODS Our research took place from March 2008 to March 2010 in the Australian Capital Territory and built on previous research(More)
OBJECTIVE This paper briefly describes how the contexts of social and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities impacts on perinatal and infant mental health. In response to these issues, a perinatal and infant mental health service was started through Winnunga Nimmityjah, a community controlled Aboriginal health service. The(More)
This article describes translational research (TR) and continuous quality improvement (CQI) processes used to identify and address barriers and facilitators to Pap smear screening within an urban Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS). Rapid Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles were conducted, informed by client surveys, a data collection tool,(More)
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