Finalist fo​​r Staff Member of the Year

​​Western ​​NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD)

Wendy’s current role is one of two positions as the Aboriginal Immunisation Health Worker, covering the Western and Far West Local Health Districts.

The key responsibility of this position is to implement specific strategies to improve Aboriginal immunisation coverage and timeliness of vaccination to the Aboriginal communities across both Districts.

Wendy has devised the 11A-ACIR Report Guide; a structural manual to assist nurses, practice managers, other service providers and stakeholder’s to access the ACIR database.

This process enables service providers to enter Aboriginal children’s vaccination history correctly and in a timely manner.

Wendy has also provided leadership and mentoring to colleagues and her team by continuing to raise the profile of the Aboriginal Immunisation Program.

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