Wall of Fame recognition Three passionate and committed recipients have recently been inducted into Northern Sydney Local Health District Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service’s Theresa Durante and Alana Rousselot Wall of Fame. Patient and community member Andrea Neville, NSLHD Director of People and Culture Paula Williscroft and NSLHD Director of Primary and Community Health Kim Field were formally recognised at a ceremony in early April. The Wall of Fame, located in the Royal North Shore Hospital foyer, honours staff and community members within Northern Sydney Local Health District for their continuous support and work in improving the lives and health outcomes for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service Peter Shine said all three inductees are passionate and committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. “Thank you to Andrea, Paula and Kim for your contributions – we are very fortunate at this district to have your support and you are all very deserving of this accolade,” Peter said.
Andrea Neville Andrea provides support externally to the NSLHD Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service and the community through the ongoing promotion, participation and support for all events and programs. Andrea is a Bardi/ Jawi woman born in Broome in the Pilbara of Western Australia. She hosts a weekly radio program on Koori Radio, covering various topics affecting human rights and social justice issues. Paula Williscroft, Director of People and Culture, NSLHD Paula continuously provides dedication and support in increasing the NSLHD Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce within NSLHD. Paula has been a fantastic advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and has provided support and advocacy to assist the district to retain and grow the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce. Kim Field, Director of Primary and Community Health, NSLHD Kim is a great supporter of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service. She was one of the key leaders and driving forces behind the development of Bungee Bidgel and a great support to Peter Shine when he began his tenure as Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. She continues to support and understands the intricacies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.
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NSLHDNEWS | ISSUE 6| 14 APRIL 2023
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