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SOS Health Foundation FINAL Newsletter

Read our final March 2020 Newsletter here

Telisha Peck JCU student

Our Next Gen Allied Health Professionals

My name is Telisha Peck and I’m a 3rd year physiotherapy student from James Cook University. I am currently in my clinical year of my degree, and was lucky enough to be allocated a placement at SOS Health on Palm


The Bwgcolman Story Positive and Impressive

My name is Sheneise Hall, I am an Indigenous woman of the Kariyarra, Banyjima people, from Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of North Western Australia. I’m an Occupational Therapist currently living in Canberra and completing a Master’s in Public

HO - NEAL Oct 2019 Emma Thompson

Challenging Myself Professionally & Personally

What an incredible experience it was to spend a short period of time in some of the more remote areas of our great country. My name is Emma and I’m a physiotherapist, currently residing in Hobart. I’ve always been interested

NEAL Oct 2019 Sally Sanderson

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

It was an incredible privilege to be welcomed into the Yolgnu communities in North East Arnhem Land, in a team of health workers from Laynhapuy Health.
The distances we travelled each day were similar to the distances I travel


SOS Health Foundation Impacting Indigenous Health in NE Arnhem Land

SOS Health Foundation is celebrating evidence that we are impacting the communities we exist to serve. For the last 8 years, SOS Health Foundation has been partnering with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service,

HO NEAL June 2018 Anna Couch

Podiatry Volunteering Lessons Learned

Anna Couch is an experienced Melbourne-based Podiatrist with special interest in diabetes, wound management and sports medicine who volunteered with SOS Health. She shares some of what she learned through this remote community exposure experience:

I was privileged to


OT Danielle Vaughn Visit to North East Arnhem Land

SOS Health Volunteer Danielle Vaughn, an OT, spent a week with our partner organisation Laynhapuy Health serving the people of remote Homeland Communities in North East Arnhem Land. She outlines here some of her experiences and observations:
The clients I


Welcome Neroli to SOS Health Palm Island

Neroli Page, with her husband Roger have moved to Palm Island to work with SOS Health Services, and we are delighted to welcome her as our Practice Manager and permanent Physio on Palm Island.
Neroli comes to us with a

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A Volunteer Reflects

Physiotherapist Kate Tuohy-Main spent 2 weeks in NE Arnhem Land Volunteering with SOS Health Foundation earlier this year. She reflects on that experience:
At my farewell lunch at the Layanha Health Office I was asked what was the high