Ruth Taylor – Programs Manager (Preventative Health)
NCACCH welcomed Ruth Taylor to our team in March 2017 as the Indigenous Health Project Officer and in late 2017 Ruth transitioned into her new role. Ruth moved to the Sunshine Coast region from Northern NSW, where she has lived for the majority of her life on Bundjalung country. Ruth has a Masters in Public Health, as well as a background in nutrition and health promotion, and has previously worked in a similar roles in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Ruth is passionate about health equality and about preventing and reducing the impact of chronic disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Sharlene Terry – Midwife
Sharlene has lived on the Sunshine Coast for most of her life and is a Registered Nurse/Midwife who is passionate about empowering women to make informed choices in their birthing experience. Sharlene has a Masters in Health Science and joined the NCACCH Team 2009. Nanna Bill’s Mum’s and Bub’s Program enables Sharlene to spend more time with expecting mothers, new mum’s and their families to provide them with individual support in the ante-natal and post-natal period.
Norma Binge—Indigenous Child Health Worker
Norma is a Goomeroi woman from Boggabilla NSW and commenced with NCACCH in August 2018. Norma is a qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practitioner with over 5 years experience in Oral Health. Norma is “very happy to be here at NCACCH” and says “I cant wait to be out and about and be more involved with people in the community” Norma has some exciting upcoming projects that she has been working on as the Indigenous Child Health Worker so watch this space.