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Clinics address men’s health

May 21, 2019

 

Aboriginal Health workers back l-r: Rodney Cain of Dubbo, Michael Ah Kit (Lightning Ridge), Richard Simpson (Bathurst), Alby Ryan (Western LHD), Lonnie Davis (Bourke Community Nurse), Daniel Percival (Coonabarabran), Craig Johnson  Dubbo) and Clayton Anderson (Dubbo). Seated: Warren Williams (Cowra), Edward Hinch (Walgett), David Naden (Peak Hill) and Daniel Kelly (Brewarrina). Photo TWH

 

A series of men’s health clinics were held across the region over the past two weeks, encouraging men to seek regular medical advice. 

Health professionals from Bourke, Brewarrina, Walgett and further afield ran the clinics after data showed men over 16 were not seeking medical advice from local doctors.

Well-attended clinics were held at Enngonia, Bourke, Brewarrina, Walgett and Weilmoringle, with Aboriginal Health Practitioner Daniel Kelly saying they would be run on a regular basis.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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